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Success in life sciences takes a legal team that knows science. Many of our lawyers have PhDs and medical backgrounds, and have previously worked in the industry. Real-world, global experience means we speak your language. 

From the lab to the marketplace, life sciences has a challenging legal landscape. We understand today’s complex business and regulatory environments around the world.

Our Life Sciences team is one of the largest and most active of any law firm. Our award-winning lawyers can help with all your legal needs, including litigation, regulation, compliance and investigations, IP strategy and enforcement, data privacy, M&A, and licensing and distribution.

“DLA Piper has incredibly keen and informed acumen for all the matters that they assisted us with.”

Chambers, 2022

Working across more than 50 jurisdictions, we combine legal and regulatory experience with deep knowledge of the sector, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotech, healthtech, medicinal cannabis and psychedelics, clinical research services and the latest therapeutic innovations.

We have also handled cutting-edge life sciences matters such as the first mRNA vaccines, matters involving new cell and gene therapies, and the development of innovative applications for the HealthTech sector.

Whether you’re a large pharmaceutical, mid-sized medical device or startup biotech company, our global team can help you succeed.

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