Sara is a senior associate of the law firm Herbert Smith Freehills in Italy. She is a leading expert in contentious and non-contentious IP matters, with a particular focus on patent and regulatory law in the life sciences sector.
Sara has advised major multinationals on high profile patent and trademark cases and she routinely assists pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers on a range of regulatory issues from R&D to marketing authorisation/CE marking, pricing & reimbursement, off-label use, orphan designations, manufacture, distribution and advertising.
Sara also has significant experience in drafting and negotiating international contracts for use in the life sciences industry, including technology transfer, licence and clinical trial agreements.
Sara also assists clients with the general management of their IP portfolios in day-to-day business and with special projects and contentious cases.
Sara is one of only 4 Italian lawyers to have been ranked as "Next Generation Lawyer" by Legal500 in 2018. She was awarded Upcoming Lawyer of the Year 2018 by major Italian directory 'Legal Community'.