CLG’s Life Sciences practice draws on the firm’s intellectual property, public policy, WTO, regulatory, transactional and advisory practice, and brings significant and unique value addition to our clients with our cross-disciplinary approach and knowledge of the administrative and regulatory regime in India. Our practice includes patent filing and prosecution, patent infringement, advising on R&D collaboration and licensing agreements, product liability and consumer protection litigation, CBD issues, regulatory clearances including product approvals, clinical trials and on disputes relating to issues such as liability on competition issues including parallel importation, counterfeiting, breach of confidence and representation before the Drug Controller General of India, Department of Biotechnology and litigation at all levels in the States and Special Courts. CLG’s legislative activities include legislative analysis of the recent legislation in IP and regulatory area, preparation of draft sub – legislation, Parliamentary and other Expert testimony, and evaluation of recent statutory enactments. The lawyers and other professionals in this group have substantial cross-disciplinary, scientific and regulatory experience in these practice areas, as well as significant international experience.
Our clients include research based multi-national pharmaceutical companies, entities involved in public private partnerships, small and medium sized biotechnology companies, medical devices and diagnostic companies, agro-chemical , agro-based and food companies. We also represent the leading trade associations representing these industries, namely