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
  • Medkoe
  • Neatliekamās medicīniskās palīdzības dienests
  • Nedva Group
  • Olaines ķīmiskā rūpnīca BIOLARS
  • Omega Pharma Belgium
  • Santen
  • Strauts Pharma
  • TEH Haldus

Experience

Legal assistance to the shareholder of medicine services group in sale of the holding company’s shares transaction. Advice related to the transaction structure, M&A documentation, bonds emission issues, security regulation and other mainly corporate law advice.

Assisting one of the major Scandinavian pharmaceutical producer in a dispute with Oshmyany Custom Department (Belarus) over confiscated goods of the Client.

Assisting a leading European pharmaceutical engineering company in debt recovery from Belarus state-owned pharmaceutical producer – Belvituniparm - under decision of Vienna International Arbitral Centre.

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 a start-up company on licensing and IPR regarding a new IT product for the medical sector.

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.

Key Contacts

Ineta Krodere

Senior Partner, IPR

+371 29 223 774

ineta.krodere@vilgerts.comEmail

Brigita Tērauda

Head of IPR

+371 26 521 082

brigita.terauda@vilgerts.comEmail

Kalīne Ozola

Associate

+371 27 542 967

kaline.ozola@vilgerts.comEmail

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