The Life Sciences Group at Nutter has a long track record working with clients in the life sciences sector throughout the product lifecycle to achieve their legal and business objectives. We understand how critical it is to know a client’s business and the unique pressures driving it, be they research and development costs, complex intellectual property and licensing matters, clinical trial programs, the web of government regulation, the risk of off-label marketing, or the opportunity to acquire, merge or form a joint venture. By applying our wealth of expertise and depth and breadth of knowledge, we help transform the client’s ideas and goals into viable strategies and products.

Our Services
With an understanding of science and technology and a business savvy approach, our interdisciplinary team provides biotech, pharma and medical device clients with a comprehensive service solution – from intellectual property and transactional advice to government enforcement, products liability and regulatory matters. This includes:

  • Capital raising and corporate finance
  • IP strategy, prosecution and litigation
  • Strategic collaborations and licensing
  • Product liability
  • Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Government investigations and defense 
  • Advice on product distribution issues
  • Trade secret and non-competition litigation

Our Clients
Nutter represents an international roster of innovative clients involved in a range of sophisticated technologies who include:

  • U.S. and multinational medical device, biotech and pharmaceutical companies 
  • Renowned medical institutions and research universities 
  • Major hospitals and other health care providers
  • Payors, benefits managers and plans 
  • Emerging growth companies 
  • Venture capital firms, private equity and entrepreneurs

Our clients choose us for our legal credentials but what they value most is Nutter’s passionate commitment to client service and to enhancing the business of each client. With in-depth legal and scientific credentials, our attorneys take responsibility for knowing the client’s needs and objectives, and for partnering to achieve successful outcomes and competitive advantage. Clients work with a cross-functional Nutter team with expertise tailored to their particular requirements, who call on our knowledge of the industry, the players and the law to get things done.

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