Pharmaceutical

James Agnew

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James Agnew is a supervising associate at Simmons & Simmons. He has worked on a range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters including commercial licensing, collaboration agreements, software protection, settlement...

Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson is an English solicitor (attorney) and former barrister, who established his law firm, Anderson & Company, in 1994. His clients are mostly technology-based companies and universities in the UK and Northern Europe. He specialises in...

Laura Anderson

Laura Anderson is a Partner at Bristows in London. Since joining Bristows 16 years ago, Laura has specialised in commercial IP matters. She has considerable experience of commercial arrangements relating to the development and exploitation of all...

Justin Bailey

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Leela Barham

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BSc (Economics), MSc (Health Economics) Leela Barham is an independent health economist and policy expert working on a freelance basis. This follows 7 years at a specialist economic consulting firm working in a small dedicated health and...

George Barrie

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George Barrie is a Consultant to the Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry. Until recently he was with Actavis where his role was to bring all elements of packaging design, regulatory requirements and production together and explore design-led...

Glyn Belcher

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Dr Glyn Belcher has over 25 years experience in clinical development and drug safety in the pharmaceutical industry. He qualified in medicine from Oxford and Cambridge and received his PhD in neuropharmacology from the latter university. After a...

Maikel Bouman

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Maikel Bouman works as a Senior Regulatory Operations Manager at Qdossier and in his role he has a strong focus on managing Regulatory Operations, coordination, and development of staff; planning and coordination of projects, including regulatory...

Laura Brown

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Dr Laura Brown MBA, BSc (Biochemistry), BSc (Psychology), PhD, Diploma in Clinical Science, FICR, is a Pharmaceutical Management and Training Consultant, Course Director for the MSc in Clinical Research at the University of Cardiff, and MSc...

Tom Carver

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Tom Carver is a partner at White & Black Legal. He has broad experience in patent litigation (infringement and validity) in pharmaceuticals, medical and mechanical devices and electronics, including advice concerning threats provisions. Tom...

Alan Chalmers

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Winsome Cheung

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Winsome Cheung is an associate at Covington & Burling LLP assisting clients in the life sciences sector on their strategic transactions and investments, and intellectual property and commercial matters relating to the discovery, development, and...

Jasbir Chohan

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Sean Constable

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Sean Constable is an associate in the life sciences group at Mewburn Ellis LLP and is a European and Chartered Patent Attorney based in London. His work focusses on patent prosecution before the European Patent Office (EPO) and he has experience...

Sarah Cowlishaw

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Sarah Cowlishaw is an associate in the London Life Sciences group at Covington & Burling LLP. Her practice focuses on life sciences regulatory and commercial law for pharmaceutical, medical device, food and consumer products. Her advice on...

Bruce Davis

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Bruce Davis runs his own training/consultancy company for science and risk based approaches to Engineering and Process Validation (PV), Quality by Design (QbD), Technology Transfer (TT), Quality Risk Management and other related topics. He has...

Alex Denoon

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Alex Denoon is head of the regulatory team at Bristows, primarily advising life sciences clients. He has more than 20 years’ experience advising clients in the sector. In addition to his LLB, Alex has a BSc in Human Genetics. Alex spent more...

Clive Douglas

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Clive Douglas is a consulting commercial and life sciences lawyer and until recently he was General Counsel European Licensing & Transactions with Teva Pharmaceuticals, where he worked for 12 years. Clive handles a wide range of pharma-related...

Ian Douglas

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Professor Ian Douglas is an epidemiologist, currently funded by an MRC Methodology Fellowship. He initially studied physiology and completed a PhD in Manchester. Since then he has spent several years at the UK Medicines & Healthcare Products...

Barry Drees

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Dr Barry Drees has a PhD in molecular biology and he is an experienced trainer of medical writers today. He graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara and the University of California San Francisco (USA), was president of the...

Catherine Drew

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Catherine Drew is a partner at Pinsent Masons. She advises on all aspects within and on the border of the life sciences and healthcare sector. Catherine assists on both contentious and non-contentious matters, in particular advising on patent...

Patrick Duxbury

Patrick is a Partner at Gowling WLG (UK) LLP and Head of their Life Sciences Team. He specialises in all aspects of transactional intellectual property law in the life sciences sector. Recent transactions include several M&A transactions and...

Niels Ersbøll

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Niels Ersbøll, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP, advises clients on EU competition law in relation to cartels and restrictive practices, merger control, abuse of dominance and State aid. He is currently involved in several pending EU cartel...

Nathy Feely

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Joanne Flitcroft

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Joanne is a qualified solicitor with over 22 years’ experience. She trained in the City of London and later specialised in pharmacovigilance as part of a FTSE 100 pharmaceutical company’s global legal team. Joanne founded Opallios in 2016, a...

Shelley Gandhi

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Shelley is currently using her regulatory experience to work with the pharmaceutical industry to ensure they implement the new pharmacovigilance legislation. Shelley is part of the NDA Group AB and previously was with the MHRA (UK Regulatory...

Barbara Grossman

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Barbara is a Biochemist and a Medical Writer, Editor and Teacher by profession, with 20+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Barbara has started her own medical writing and consultancy business (Hawkeye Medical Limited) and built...

Adrian Haines

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Dr Adrian Haines is the Head of Science and Technology at Sobi AG, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Adrian has extensive experience in generating mammalian cell lines suitable for the GMP production of biologics and is extensively involved in the...

Tony Harper

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Heba Hashem

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Heba has been working with Regulatory Affairs in the Middle East for more than 25 years. She has a Pharmaceutical and Business background being a graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy (Cairo University), RAC certified in addition to an MBA at...

Robert Hersowitz

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Robert Hersowitz has established an international reputation as a management and management development consultant. He has spent the past thirty years designing and delivering programmes and workshops to a wide variety of organisations in Europe,...

Rhydian Howells

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Rhydian Howells, associate director of regulatory affairs at Diamond Pharma services a Propharma group company. 20 years’ experience in the industry, 10 years at a large contract manufacturer developing manufacturing processes and analytical...

Salma Ismail

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Suzanne Ivory

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Seema Jaitly

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Dr Seema Jaitly qualified in Medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1992 and worked in hospital medicine for four years. She has worked in the pharma industry for over 18 years at CROs and companies spanning clinical...

Theresa Jeary

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Theresa Jeary holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Science and is eligible to be a Pharmaceutical Qualified Person. Theresa has over 25 years’ experience working in both the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries and has worked in...

David Jefferys

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Dr David Jefferys is Senior Vice President for Global Regulatory, Government Relations, Public Affairs and Patient Safety (EMEA, Russia and Australasia) at Eisai. After qualifying, he worked in clinical and academic medicine before spending 20...

Brian Kelly

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Graeme Ladds

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Graeme Ladds, Director of PharSafer, has over 30 years’ experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. Having started his career at Ashbourne Pharmaceuticals in 1989 as Head of Drug Safety & Medical Information, he went on to become Head of...

Norah Lightowler

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Norah Lightowler is a partner in Lightowler Associates, an independent consultancy offering regulatory advice and support to pharmaceutical companies in or proposing to enter the European market for human pharmaceuticals. They are in their twenty...

Jan MacDonald

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Rob Maguire

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Rob Maguire runs his own consultancy and his experience spans the full range of issues from developing an appropriate contract strategy and building a performance dashboard, to negotiation and conflict resolution to dealing with the inevitable...

Colin McCall

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Colin McCall is a partner in the IP/IT group at Taylor Wessing. His practice focuses on the life sciences and medtech sectors. Colin advises biotech, pharmaceutical and medtech companies ranging from early stage fast growth biotechs to listed...

Chris Milton

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Chris Milton is a partner at JA Kemp. He has experience of patent work in all aspects of chemistry, including pharmaceuticals, drug formulations, polymers and catalysts. He has particular expertise in the field of respiratory medicine. Chris...

Dieter Moessner

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Ray Munden

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Dr Raymond Munden has over 40 years’ experience in pharmaceutical research and development and was formerly Head, Analytical Services Europe for GlaxoSmithKline. He has led project teams that developed many new chemical entities and their...

Makram Nehme

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Peter O'Callaghan

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Peter O’Callaghan holds BSc and PhD degrees in Genetics from Newcastle University. Since graduation he has gained over 10 years’experience in biotechnology research and development in academia and industry, during which time he co-authored...

Adekunle Onadipe

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Dr Adekunle Onadipe is an Associate Research Fellow in Bioprocess R&D, Cell Line Development at Pfizer Inc. USA. He leads a group of scientists responsible for the construction, development and characterization of mammalian and microbial cell...

Oguz Ozden

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John Parkinson

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John Parkinson is a Data and Pharmaco-epidemiology Consultant. He previously worked as Director of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) at the MHRA, which developed out of the General Practice Research Database (GPRD) and NIHR Research...

Daniel Pavin

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Daniel Pavin is a partner in the Corporate Practice of Covington & Burling LLP’s London office. He has broad non-contentious and contentious experience, with an emphasis on advising companies for whom intellectual property rights are of...

Chris Penfold

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Chris Penfold is an experienced Freelance Packaging Development Specialist and Consultant; a self-motivated, achievement oriented, confident and creative leader with a proven track record in general and technical management. He is a packaging...

John Price

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Ilona Putz

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Ilona Putz is the founder and General Manager of PULONA Emerging Markets based in the UAE since 2008. Her company is dedicated to creating and developing tailor-made business concepts including regulatory consultancy for international...

Stephen Reese

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Stephen Reese is a partner at Clifford Chance and advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters including patents, trade marks, trade secrets and copyright. Stephen represents and advises a broad range of...

David Richardson

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William Richardson

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Bill Richardson is a Medical Assessor at NDA Group. He initially qualified in medicine and trained as an anaesthetist, before moving to the Pharmaceutical Industry, working for 15 years in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, and...

Saad Shakir

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Saad Shakir is Director of the Drug Safety Research Unit. After qualifying and working in Medicine he has been working in pharmacovigilance & pharmacoepidemiology for more than a decade, initially at the Medicines Control Agency (MCA) in the UK...

Brian Sheridan

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Susan Singleton

Susan Singleton is a solicitor with her own London solicitor’s firm, Singletons, which specialises in competition law, intellectual property, data protection and corporate/commercial law, both non-contentious and...

Kate Smith

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Kate Smith is currently Principal Scientist, Development Services, at BioReliance, UK, part of the Merck Group. In this position she is reponsible for providing technical supprt to both colleagues adn clients on the deign, execution and...

Mario Subramaniam

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Mario Subramaniam is a senior associate in the life sciences and health transactional team at Pinsent Masons. As a former research scientist, he has a passion for the life sciences and has expertise in advising clients on intellectual property,...

Alison Sykes

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Alison Sykes is Director Physico-Chem Analytics, for Fresenius-Kabi, SwissBio Sim, a post she took up in 2017. She was formerly a Director within the Biosimilar Unit of Merch Serono and Biosimilar Technical Director within Analytical Services at...

Ben Thomas

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Ben Thomas is a Supervising Associate at Simmons & Simmons. He has experience of working across a range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters, with a focus on patent and supplementary protection certificate litigation....

Hans van Bruggen

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Hans van Bruggen is CEO of and Senior Regulatory Affairs Scientist at Qdossier. He holds an MSc. in Pharmaceutical Medicine from the University of Surrey (UK) and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 35 years, primarily at...

Marloes van der Geer

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Marloes van der Geer works as senior regulatory affairs scientist at Qdossier. Marloes holds a master in Life Sciences (Drug Innovation) from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. For nine years she held several positions at Hoffmann-la...

Penny Viner

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James Visanji

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James holds a PhD in Medicine from the University of Manchester, Masters in Clinical Genetics from the University of Sheffield, Chartered Linguist status from the Chartered Institute of Linguists, and the European Medical Writers Association Nick...

Allan Watkinson

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Philip Webber

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Dr. Philip Webber obtained his first degree from Cambridge University, UK (Natural Sciences, Genetics) and then carried out research on the regulation of brain-specific genes at Warwick University, UK, where he obtained his PhD. He qualified as a...

Andrew Willis

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Andrew Willis is an independent consultant providing expert advice and training on global regulatory solutions and pharmaceutical development. Previously, he worked for Catalent Pharma Solutions as VP Regulatory Affairs & Consulting Services,...

Lindsey Woolley

Lindsey Woolley is Partner and Patent Attorney at Mewburn Ellis LLP, which she joined in 2002. Lindsey deals mainly with drafting and prosecution work and advises on portfolio management of interrelated patent families. Lindsey also deals with...

Tim Worden

Tim Worden is a partner in Taylor Wessing LLP’s intellectual property department, and is based in the firm’s Cambridge and London offices. He specialises in transactional, non-contentious and regulatory intellectual property in the life...