Areas of expertise

Life Sciences

Everyone who operates within Life Sciences knows that cooperation between various parties to a great extent is characterised by legal issues which are unique to the industry. We know this at MAQS too. With us, you will meet a young and ambitious team consisting of lawyers with practical experience from the industry with a genuine understanding of issues which are particularly important to you.

Do you operate within pharmaceuticals/biotechnology, medical technology, and healthcare? With us, you will get qualified legal advice, regardless of the size of your organisation. Our clients also include investors, colleges, universities, hospitals, pharmacies, and foodstuffs and nutritional supplement companies.

Intellectual property law

We assist you with intellectual property law issues, such as development and protection of intellectual property rights. In connection with transactions, we can assemble a tailor-made team with specific Life Sciences sector experience. We can also assist you with all types of commercial agreements in the area, such as R&D agreements, manufacturing and production agreements, licensing agreements, and cooperation agreements.

Our expertise and experience

We offer creative and solid legal solutions during the products entire lifecycle, from development to patent expiration.

Our lawyers also have specialist expertise within the regulatory framework for pharmaceuticals, medical technology, and foodstuffs at both the EU level and the national level. We have considerable experience representing clients before relevant public authorities in the sector, as well as with regulatory disputes. In addition, we can assist you with interpretation questions regarding industry ethical regulations and industry agreements, such as the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Ethical Regulations and the Cooperation Agreement between the industry and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions. Commonly recurring issues in the industry involve marketing, pricing, and subsidy questions, competition law questions, and public procurement.

For further information, please contact:

Michael Hylander

Advokat/Chairman of the Board of Directors
michael.hylander@maqs.com Stockholm
Telephone: +46 8 407 09 91
Mobile: +46 70 758 58 37

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Christina Berggren

Advokat/Member of the Board of Directors
christina.berggren@maqs.com Gothenburg
Telephone: +46 31 10 20 47
Mobile: +46 734 17 62 04

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