Life Sciences & Healthcare
Murgitroyd & Company takes pride in its large and experienced life sciences and healthcare team. The team has grown and developed apace with the relentless evolution of technological and legal developments in this diverse and complex area.
For life science and healthcare companies, it’s safe to say the technical and legal considerations faced are amongst the most complex of any field. With a large pool of talent, we can form a dedicated client team with the scientific knowledge, legal skills and commercial acumen to address the issues that affect your business.
We understand the problems you face, speak your language and know how to help. So, whether it’s biotechnology, pharmaceuticals or medical devices, we are confident we can surpass your expectations.
Our unique team approach allows us to give you the personal service you want, and the industry expertise you need, across the whole spectrum of life science specialties:
- Pharmaceuticals — including small molecules, biologics and new formulation technologies.
- Biotechnology — including cell and molecular biology, immunology, genetic engineering, genomics, proteomics and more.
- Medical Devices — including surgical tools, implantable systems, prostheses, wound care, clinical diagnostics and screening.
- Chemistry — including pharmacology, organic, inorganic and solid state chemistry, spectroscopy and enzyme research.
The boundaries between traditional areas of technology both within and beyond life sciences and healthcare have become blurred. We understand that successful innovation in this field often involves interdisciplinary collaboration and, whenever necessary, we will draw from our experts in other areas of the firm (such as materials, chemistry, software or electronics) to ensure that the quality of our services are second to none, no matter what the invention.
Our life science and healthcare attorneys have been truly tried and tested, pursuing our clients’ interests by obtaining patent protection, enforcing hard-won patents, and neutralising problematic third party rights. We have a particular wealth of experience representing our clients in contentious and non-contentious proceedings at the European Patent Office.