Our commercial lawyers advise healthcare and life sciences clients in connection with various international and domestic commercial and contract matters, including sales, distribution, licensing, OEM, agency and similar agreements, anti-dumping, export control, customs and related foreign exchange issues. The team provides advice on a daily basis and has in-depth knowledge regarding unique features of distribution structures and trade customs in the Japanese pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted with a co-marketing agreement between a global medical device manufacturer and a global pharmaceutical company.
  • Assisted a US biotechnology company in its partnership in a co-development and co-commercialization transaction with a Japanese pharmaceutical company.
  • Advised an international medical device company on various issues related to corporate tax, transfer pricing, and customs.