Roberto Cursano is a partner at Baker McKenzie and leads the Italian pharmaceutical and healthcare law department. He focuses on healthcare law and compliance, and assists in tender procedures, the negotiation of public contracts and litigation before administrative courts. Roberto is a former administrative officer in the Italian Ministry of Health and helps clients working closely with the Italian Public Administration.
He earned a PhD in Italian and EU constitutional law from the University of Teramo in 2010 and is admitted to the bar before the Italian Supreme Court and the Council of State.
Roberto advises primarily on pharmaceutical and healthcare matters. These include product licensing and marketing, clinical trials, pricing and reimbursement, promotions, interactions with healthcare professionals, distribution of products, and public procurement issues.
Additionally, he assists in anti-bribery matters and related investigations, and helps set up internal compli- ance models preventing corruption-related crimes, money laundering and corporate crimes.
As well as training and tutoring in the master’s degree program on clinical trials of pharmaceutical products at La Sapienza University of Rome, Roberto regularly publishes articles and scientific contributions. He also frequently hosts and participates in seminars and presentations on pharmaceutical and administrative law matters.