German Life Sciences and Healthcare: Well-funded, versatile and dynamic

Germany’s life sciences market is ranked fourth worldwide and it is obvious that no other industry in Germany is gaining more opportunities from demographic change. An ageing society and increasing life expectancy have changed the game dramatically and have fuelled pioneering new business models. All stakeholders such as providers, governments, payers, consumers, and other organisations, […]

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IP and ADR Conference London

Dear members, I am a member of the organisational committee of the IPDR forum in Munich and I will be the chair and will moderate the IP & ADR in the Life Science Industry-Panel on 1 May 2019 at the UCL in London. A further main focus of the session will be FRAND licenses too. […]

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KOCH / HUPFAUF Attorneys-at-law joins IR as the exclusive Life Sciences Member in Austria.

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Dr. Monika Hupfauf of KOCH / HUPFAUF Attorneys-at-law. Monika has joined IR as our exclusive Life Sciences Member in Austria. INDUSTRY FOCUS: Comprehensive accompanying legal advice  /   in the development of pharmaceuticals and medical devices up to market launch  /   of technology companies […]

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Whatley Kallas joins IR as the exclusive Life Sciences Member in New York

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Edith M. Kallas of Whatley Kallas. Edith has joined IR as our exclusive Life Sciences Member in New York. Ms. Kallas concentrates her practice in the areas of healthcare and insurance litigation. She represents healthcare providers, patients and members of the organized […]

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IP Rights Infringement

A jurisdictional guide to IP litigation

The protection of intellectual property (IP) is crucial to a healthy globalised economy as it allows innovative businesses in a vast range of industries to receive proper value for their […]

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CARAKTERS joins IR as the exclusive Life Sciences member in France.

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Clara Pirez of CARAKTERS. Clara has joined IR as our exclusive Life Sciences member in France. Clara manages CARAKTERS’ R&D/Life Sciences department under the direction of Xavier MARCHAND. She dedicates her practice primary to matters relating to R&D collaborations, intellectual property, […]

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Kratz & Barry LLP joins IR as the exclusive Life Sciences Member in Georgia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Timothy Kratz of Kratz & Barry LLP. Timothy has joined IR as our exclusive Life Sciences Member in Georgia Timothy Kratz. Kratz & Barry LLP is a results-driven, battle-tested, innovative trial law firm. Timothy Kratz and George Barry were partners at one of […]

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Identifying Business Associates

WHY IT MATTERSBAs1 Must Fully Comply With HIPAA to Avoid Costly Penalties and liability BAs are directly liable under HIPAA for, among other things, impermissible uses and disclosures of protected health information (PHI), failure to provide breach notifications, failure to provide access to ePHI to either the Covered Entity2 (CE) or patient, and failure to […]

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