The practice’s transactional focus includes supply chain (material procurement, contract manufacturing, distribution, co-marketing, etc., and the like). HLF’s experience in FDA regulated industry is a real asset to its life sciences clients agreement needs. HLF’s focus on the life sciences industry enables HLF to understand client businesses more thoroughly than possible in a general practice. The focused representation allows HLF to draw from deep and broad experience in the industry.

Understanding the business, HLF recognizes the broader implications of agreement terms. HLF knows the watch-outs. Experience designing, implementing and operating compliance programs, allows HLF to efficiently identify key areas of risk and structure effective agreement language.

HLF assists clients to establish standard templates for their agreements and, where appropriate, to develop and implement internal procedures governing the review, negotiation and execution of agreements. Where possible, we strive to use standard approaches and terminology to increase efficiency and reduce client expense.

The following are some examples of the type of agreements that HLF is experienced in drafting, negotiating and interpreting:

  • Supply
  • Development
  • Licensing
  • Vendor
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Consulting
  • Distribution
  • Master services
  • Co-marketing /co-promotion
  • Clinical supply
  • Consignment
  • Clinical trial
  • Warehousing