Life Sciences + Healthcare

The firm’s main strength is the quality of their people’s technical and legal expertise, intelligence and client focus.
Chambers USA 2019

The future of life sciences is in data, and no firm is better situated than MoFo to understand the convergence of the life sciences industry and data analytics. Our Life Sciences Group advises clients on all legal aspects of life sciences data analytics businesses, including patenting software and AI-related life science inventions, licensing of data, providing counsel on the steps to ensure data privacy and ethical use of data, and guiding clients through the FDA approval process for data-driven diagnostic assays and medical devices. Our Life Sciences Group is a unique amalgamation of lawyers with extensive training in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals coupled with the cutting-edge application of data science. We apply this combination for our digital health, biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical, and agtech clients, bridging the gap between the law and science.

Routinely recognized as a leading firm for life sciences and technology, we are uniquely qualified to understand how data is being used to gain insights and drive innovation in agriculture, medicine, and clinical research. We help our clients embrace analytics-driven insights and apply data-driven decision making to the most pressing issues they face in the marketplace, and we apply our fluency in data science and analytics to support our client’s goals to track execution against strategy.

We counsel more than 500 companies and research institutions, as well as the venture capital funds and investment banks that finance them, around the globe. We maintain an impressive reputation by representing leading life sciences and healthcare companies, as well as the investors that are driving the hottest innovations – from the world’s largest and most influential companies to ground-breaking entrepreneurs and start-ups. Across legal disciplines, our Life Sciences team works with companies at every phase of their growth cycle, from conception to commercialization and exit, vigilantly protecting and enforcing our clients’ rights.

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