Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals

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Specialised in assisting clients from
the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors

Chambers Europe, 2022

The outstanding achievements of our team in the last fifteen years has gained us a client portfolio in the pharma and biotech sectors that is second to none in Italy.

Both the regulatory and the litigation teams are the "must-go-to" practices in Italy for the more challenging pharma and biotech cases.

Recent notable cases:

Assistance to a global biopharmaceutical group in defending its patent rights concerning an innovative anticancer drug of crucial importance for the treatment of certain neoplasms

Assistance to one of the most important biopharmaceutical multinationals in relation to a dispute concerning patent protection for the second medical use of an anticancer drug for the treatment of breast cancer

Assistance to a top-5 multinational pharmaceutical company in a dispute concerning the enforcement of patents protecting a blockbuster medicinal product for the treatment of diabetes

Assistance to German-based pharmaceutical multinational in a landmark patent dispute concerning the scope of the Bolar exemption

Representing a multinational pharmaceutical company in the Italian part of a multi-jurisdictional litigation concerning Regulatory Data Protection relating to a chemotherapy medicine

Defending a global pharmaceutical company in a litigation concerning the effects of orphan drug designation and its interaction with SPC protection, in relation to a blockbuster anti-cancer drug

Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals - Trevisan & Cuonzo