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  • Amgen on its proposed acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics plc for an enterprise value of $28.3 billion.
  • Eli Lilly in proceedings seeking revocation of a Novartis patent and in the defence of infringement proceedings (including a competition law counterclaim against Novartis) with respect to Lilly’s product, Taltz®/ixekizumab for the treatment of psoriasis.
  • ViiV Healthcare in patent infringement proceedings against Gilead Sciences in respect of an anti-retroviral HIV treatment (Biktarvy®/Bictegravir) and in the defence of Gilead’s counterclaim for invalidity.
  • Diaceutics, a leading diagnostic data analytics and implementation service provider in diagnostic commercialisation, on a comprehensive GDPR compliance programme and other data protection matters.
  • US screening laboratory – defending claims against the Irish cervical cancer screening programme, CervicalCheck both in the High Court and the CervicalCheck Tribunal
  • Acting for consultant orthopaedic surgeons within a substantial volume of product liability claims arising from the worldwide recall of DePuy hip devices.
  • Scottish NHS laboratory defending High Court claim following termination of a pregnancy. First case to deal with Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 which gave legislative effect to the 36th amendment to Irish Constitution.
  • Edwards Lifesciences on corporate, tax structuring, construction, planning, employment and regulatory issues in relation to the establishment of new facilities in Ireland.
  • Uniphar PLC, (one of two full line pharmaceutical wholesalers in the Irish market) on the refinancing of the group on the back of a successful IPO in 2019.
  • EQT Life Sciences on a series of equity investments in several Irish MedTech companies, including Atlantic Therapeutics (focused on the developments of products for pelvic floor strengthening and nerve stimulation), Vivasure Medical (specialising in arterial and venous closure devices) and OneProjects Design Innovation (developing a connected platform technology to revolutionise the treatment of atrial fibrillation and cardiac arrhythmias).
  • Research & Development
  • Clinical Trials
  • Regulatory Approval & Oversight
  • Commercialisation & Licensing
  • Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Freedom to Operate
  • IP (contentious and non-contentious, including patent litigation)
  • Product Regulation & Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Cyber Security