Pharmaceutical Law

At KG we guide our clients in the pharmaceutical industry through the legal and regulatory complexities that affect their business, both strategically as well as in their day-to-day operations. Our experience extends to all legal issues related to pharmaceutical products, medical devices and sanitary material, cosmetics, vaccines, chemical reagents and veterinary products.

Main Areas of focus include, inter alia:
  • Assistance in strategic transactions - distribution and agency contacts, supply and license agreements etc.;
  • Distribution channels and market access methods - redesigning of local distribution networks;
  • Pricing and reimbursement policies - reimbursement strategies for new services, products and technologies, discounts schemes and other reimbursement solutions for patients;
  • Discounting and rebating schemes;
  • Sales and marketing practices, including product launches;
  • Tax considerations and implications of contemplated strategies and projects;
  • Privacy and Data Protection;
  • Corporate compliance programs - development and implementation of corporate compliance programs and audits;
  • Dawn raid awareness and preparedness training courses;
  • Public tenders and awards - preparation and processing of files and documents for public tender procedures, representation in court proceedings;
  • Assistance in implementation of patient assistance and support programs;
  • Digital health - experience on issues involving the new methods of health information delivery; internet platforms and mobile apps;
  • Product Liability - strategic handling and assessment, including litigation;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Competition – Pharmaceutical Antitrust;
  • Negotiation of customer contracts; contract disputes;
  • Clinical trial implementation and other research and development activities;
  • Recourses against State decisions;
  • General regulatory matters - interactions with healthcare practitioners; educational and research grants; scientific events and similar activities; free products; samples; gifts and other business courtesies etc.

We represent national and international pharmaceutical companies in disputes covering the full range of industry operations, including:
  • Contract disputes
  • Collections from hospitals
  • Infringement of intellectual property rights
  • Termination of distribution agreements
  • Recourses against State decisions

Key contact partner:
Irene Kyriakides

Other partners focusing on Pharmaceutical Law: