Life Sciences

In combination with our other specialist lawyers, we provide a wide range of legal advice to the life science industry. We offer corporate, commercial, regulatory and intellectual property advice to large and innovative international pharmaceutical companies as well as local start-up businesses and university spin-offs.

Our practice areas include pharmaceuticals, health care and cosmetics,  medical devices and supporting industries. Our team's expertise is strengthened by the varied technical and scientific background of our team members.

We assist our clients throughout the establishment and development of their business, from advice on IP management in a start-up phase, through different forms of cooperation in the development phase. We regularly advice on R&D agreements, joint ventures and licenses, investments in innovative businesses and ideas, competition and corporate issues, as well as patent or trademark disputes and litigation and product liability. We advice pharmaceutical companies on clinical trials and regulatory issues connected with the launch of new pharmaceuticals, often interacting with large international teams. Our lawyers have an excellent track record in patent and trademark litigation.

Our services include:

  • Patent and trademark litigation
  • R&D agreements and joint ventures
  • Technology transfer and licensing
  • IP assets management
  • Regulatory advice
  • Product liability
  • Marketing and competition advice
  • Mergers & acquisitions

Primary contacts

Halvor Manshaus
Sigurd Holter Torp

Lawyers

Sigurd Holter Torp
Tord Fondevik
Contact us

Oslo

Ruseløkkveien 14

P.O.Box 2444 Solli

NO-0201 Oslo

t: +47 22 01 88 00

f: +47 22 83 17 12

Bergen

C. Sundts gate 17

P.O.Box 2022 Nordnes

NO-5817 Bergen

t: +47 22 01 88 00

f: +47 22 83 17 12

Stavanger

Kongsgårdbakken 3

P.O.Box 440

NO-4002 Stavanger

t: +47 22 01 88 00

f: +47 22 83 17 12

Ålesund

Notenesgata 14

P.O.Box 996 Sentrum

NO-6001 Ålesund

t: +47 22 01 88 00

f: +47 22 83 17 12

London

48 Gracechurch Street

London EC3V 0EJ

United Kingdom

t: +44 203 322 9998

f: +47 22 83 17 12