Herbert Smith Freehills is a global law firm. Their Milan office opened in January 2018 and is centred around Intellectual Property.
The office is supported by patent litigation partners who are recognised as leading advisers to innovative pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences companies.
This new team also has significant expertise and experience in pharmaceutical and life sciences regulatory matters and advises on the whole product life cycle from R&D to marketing authorisation, pricing and reimbursement, advertising, tendering, compliance and liability issues.
Managing partner of the law firm Herbert Smith Freehills in Italy, Laura Orlando is one of Italy’s leading life sciences specialists, with a focus on IP and regulatory matters. Together with Sara Balice, one of the firm’s senior associates they examine the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) ruling on the Reimbursement of off-label medicinal products. It is the responsibility of EU Member States to control off-label use of medicinal products. Under EU Legislation (Directive 2001/83/EC, the “Directive”),…