Malcolm Bates

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Malcolm Bates is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology and Life Sciences groups based in Cambridge and London. He specialises in the commercialisation of intellectual property rights with particular expertise in life sciences. Malcolm advises on transactions, including licences, collaborations, distribution, manufacturing, outsourcing and R&D projects, as well as regulatory matters, contract and patent disputes, fundraisings, M&A transactions and IPOs


Prior to joining Goodwin, he was a partner and Head of Life Sciences at Taylor Wessing LLP for 16 years. Malcolm has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Imperial College, London. He was previously General Counsel and Vice President at Genset in Paris.