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Medical Devices & Pharmaceuticals


Changing legal and regulatory climate can intervene with your business objectives. Pharmaceuticals and medical devices are a constant subject of government intervention and control, making a high-quality legal guidance of a paramount importance. Nobles team of experienced advisers closely follows the industry developments and masters the legal challenges, which they ensue. Our lawyers provide specialized and integrated services to various pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical devices producers and distributors, as well as financial institutions. We execute various sector-related transactions in corporate and M&A, real estate, commercial, regulatory, litigation and intellectual property area.


Our Services

  • Establishing of business facilities

  • Public procurement

  • Licensing intellectual property

  • R&D agreements, distributorship agreements

  • Product authorization,

  • Import of pharmaceuticals and medical devices

  • Advertising pharmaceuticals and medical devices

  • Competition compliance

  • Patent and trademark litigation

  • Product liability, product safety and recalls, risk management

  • Data protection

  • Financing transactions

  • M&A and private equity transactions

  • Employment matters

Notable Experience


  • Advising Xantis Pharma on setting up a pharmacy business in Ukraine.

  • Advising Novartis Consumer Health on cartel and data protection law.

  • Corporate restructuring of the Boehringer Ingelheim’s representative office in Kiev.

  • Structuring Meda Pharmaceuticals Switzerland’s employment relations with senior management in Ukraine.

  • Representing an Indian manufacturer of generic drugs in drug approval procedures.

  • Legal advice to an Austrian pharmaceutical group with regard to import of pharmaceuticals especially regarding the value for custom purposes and import turn-over tax for imported test substances.

  • Legal advice to an Austrian pharmaceutical group with regard to standard employment agreement for management staff of Ukrainian representative office, settling labor law disputes with senior employees.

  • Legal advice to an Austrian pharmaceutical group regarding advertisement of OTC pharmaceuticals in Ukraine, especially on misleading advertisement of medicines, defense against actions of the Ukrainian Antimonopoly Authority.

  • Advising ISIDA-IVF, a privately owned fertility clinic group, on capital increase of its Ukrainian legal entity.

  • Structuring compliance investigations of a European producer of pharmaceuticals.

  • Advising a German pharmaceutical company with regard to buildup of a new global pharmaceutical brand and registering of trademarks.

  • Advising Boehringer Ingelheim on alienation of company-owned real estate object to a private investor.

  • Support to Boehringer Ingelheim in employment dispute with local management, implementation of internal investigations and employee data protection guidelines.

  • Local counsel to Сredit Suisse with regard to €180 million senior facilities agreement (on the financing of the acquisition of a Ukrainian pharmaceutical factory and its accession to the facilities agreement).

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