Pharma & Healthcare

Who We Are

Our work in pharma & healthcare industry varies from GDPR compliance to trademark litigations and M&A. We believe in the growth of this practice area and a team of lawyers is ready to support your investments.

Practice In Detail
  • Licensing
  • Manufacturer's Liability Litigation
  • Patent Disputes
  • Pharma M&A
  • Public Procurement Disputes
  • Regulatory
Clients
  • Figura Line
  • Grindeks
  • Latvijas Optometristu un optiķu asociācija
  • Medkoe
  • Neatliekamās medicīniskās palīdzības dienests
  • Nedva Group
  • OC Vision
  • Olaines ķīmiskā rūpnīca BIOLARS
  • Omega Pharma Belgium
  • Santen
  • Siemens Healthcare Oy
  • Strauts Pharma
  • TEH Haldus

Experience

Legal assistance to a leading European producer of healthcare equipment in altering the established practice of the Latvian Procurement Monitoring Bureau in deciding industry’s disputes.

Developing strategy for and implementing the initiative of the Latvian Association of Optometrists and Opticians to level the rules on accessibility to medical facilities for persons with disabilities. The differentiated rules prohibited members of the association from being registered as medical institutions and delivering services within the state scheme for medical care. The assistance involved liaising with the Ministry of Health and defense of the client’s position before the Cabinet of Ministers.

Advising the Latvian Association of Optometrists and Opticians in registering medical technologies with the Latvian Health Inspectorate and clarifying statutory training requirements for medical personnel.

Representing Omega Pharma Belgium NV in a trademark dispute ATERIN vs. ARTERIN against Silvanols SIA, involving interpretation of priority and similarity of trademarks issues, as well as fair/unfair use concept.

Assisting one of the world’s leading generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies on employee data processing and its notification requirements after a merger.

Helped Medkoe OU, the leading Baltic manufacturer of premium laboratory and office furniture, to win the industry’s first contract in Latvia worth EUR 5 Mio. We helped Medkoe to prepare the bid, represented them before the Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau and assisted in signing the procurement agreement.

Advising Merck Serono, a leading pharmaceuticals company, on privacy safeguards in the framework of distributing medicinal product samples.

Winning Merck Sharp & Dohme's patent infringement claim against Sandoz. Convincing the judge to disqualify crucial evidence and quash Sandoz's counterclaim.

Winning a landmark public procurement litigation for If P&C Insurance against the Latvian Parliament. It had wrongfully signed a health insurance procurement contract with Balta AAS despite client’s complaint before the Procurement Monitoring Bureau.

Revising data subject consent forms of a leading bio-pharma company.

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