Troutman Sanders Life Sciences practice provides the technical knowledge and business know-how to help U.S. and foreign clients achieve their business objectives.
Our team represents clients from a variety of life sciences and associated technology industries, including small, mid-sized, and large pharmaceutical, medical device and biologics companies, academic and research institutions, and investment and financial services firms. We have extensive experience helping companies at all stages of growth and maturity to navigate the myriad of legal and business issues, from product conception to development, clinical testing through regulatory approval, financing, sales and marketing, compliance, and litigation. In an environment that has become increasingly challenging, we appreciate that clients’ needs are constantly changing, and we combine our legal, technical and business experience to provide efficient and innovative solutions.
Our lawyers have deep experience across a broad range of sectors:
- Botanical Products
- Dietary Supplements/Nutraceuticals
- Drug Delivery
- Medical Consumables
- Medical Devices
- Medical Research
- Veterinary Medicine
Many of our lawyers, patent agents and scientific advisors have advanced degrees in relevant life sciences disciplines, as well as professional experience in technological specialties. Our team consists of:
- 26 lawyers with undergraduate degrees in scientific or clinical fields, including chemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical engineering, biochemistry, molecular genetics, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering
- 19 lawyers and intellectual property professionals with Ph.D.s or master’s degrees in scientific fields
We are well-versed in cross-border and international matters and have advised both U.S. and international companies in the life sciences sector. With our extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional corporate, capital-raising and other transactions, litigation and IP-related counseling, we give our clients an edge in product development, product protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights and risk management. The complex nature of our work is reflected in engagements that our clients entrust us to handle across many different legal disciplines including: