Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Industry and Medicinal Products | Abeledo Gottheil


Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Industry and Medicinal Products

Abeledo Gottheil has broad experience in the participation in matters related to the industries of medical equipment, pharmaceutical products, life sciences and health issues.

The Firm offers legal advice to national and international clients, including all issues related to health care in general, i.e., aspects that regulate pharmaceutical products, medical products and equipment, clinical trials and cosmetic testing.

Likewise, the professionals of the Firm offer advice on regulatory issues and compliance with regulations, including the defense of its clients’ interests before public agencies such as the Ministries of Health of the Nation and provincial Ministries, the National Administration of Drugs, Food and Medical Devices (Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica -ANMAT-) and the National Institute of Drugs (Instituto Nacional de Medicamentos -INAME-).

Our team offers an integral legal advice service jointly with other practice areas of the Firm in order to provide assistance in commercial transactions, license contracts and manufacturing, supply distribution, compliance agreements, antitrust, fair commercial practices, data protection, advertising, intellectual property, claims for product liability and litigations, taxes, labor matters, advertising, mergers & acquisitions, among others.

The members of our team have been recognized many times for their professional work in lawsuits on the subject both, in the category of Litigations and in Product Liability by the international publications Chambers and Partners, Who’s who legal, Latin Lawyer 250, among others.

Relevant experience

  • Continuous legal advice to Natura Cosméticos, in all the legal aspects of its commercial operations and in related issues.
  • Continuous legal advice to Covance Argentina and Covance Inc on the regulatory aspects of clinical trials and all the applicable regulations.
  • Continuous advice to IQVIA on all the aspects of its business.
  • Advice and representation to Pfizer SRL since 2003 up to now in commercial, regulatory litigation and arbitration issues, etc.
  • Advice to American Cyanamid Company and Cyanamid de Argentina, Allergan Pharmaceuticals; Medtronic; Baxter; IMS Health; Elisium, Covance and others, in the legal aspects of their operations, including regulatory issues, corporate, contractual and labors matters, taxes, environmental issues, judicial litigations and arbitration, and every other type of administrative proceedings.
  • Representation of Searle Ltd., a pharmaceutical company of Pfizer Group, as plaintiff in an international arbitration under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, in a contractual dispute against one of the main national laboratories that includes the treatment and debate of specific interesting matters for the research and development pharmaceutical industry, related to the protection of pharmaceutical innovative products under the letters patent regime and other intellectual property rights as data protection.


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Buenos Aires | Argentina

(5411) 4516-1500