Waterfront acts for a number of life science clients. Particular areas of expertise include generic pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. In the field of agro-chemicals that expertise extends beyond intellectual property exploitation and protection to regulatory assistance.
Cases in which members of our team have been involved include:
- Challenging and advising clients on how to challenge the decisions of the UK and European regulatory bodies in the agrochemical sector.
- Appearing on behalf of an undisclosed client in the High Court of Pfizer Health AB and others v Schwarz Pharma AG and others, so as to make a successful application for disclosure of documents from the file of the High Court in relation to patent litigation to which Pfizer was a party.
- Acting for a number of agrochemical companies in patent disputes in relation to their products both in Europe and elsewhere. All of these disputes have been satisfactorily resolved for the clients.
Defending contractual and misrepresentation claims brought by one agrochemical company against another.
- Advising on the acquisitions of several companies operating in the fertiliser and farming data markets.