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Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Channeling deep sectoral knowledge for strategic value additions.


AZB advises companies engaged in a range of activities in the pharmaceuticals sector, from the manufacture of products, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, injectables, infusions, etc., to wholesale distribution and navigating the online marketplace to distribute these products. The team has, over the years and through multiple deals, gained specialised sectoral knowledge of the commercial and legal aspects, such as loan licensing, marketing authorisations, good manufacturing practices, and so on, which brings true value addition to business strategies and transactions.

Work Highlights


Houses a notable team offering significant expertise in IP matters, assisting a range of multinational corporates in the life sciences sector. Handles the full range of work, from brand portfolio management and patent prosecution to IP-related contentious work. Regularly advises major pharmaceutical companies on regulatory issues. Works closely with the firm's corporate team to handle investments into the life sciences sector.

Chambers & Partners Asia–Pacific (2022) on our Life Sciences Team


Irrespective of the level of complexity, our domain expertise promises a focused efficiency and prompt, result–oriented solutions. We regularly assist our clients with fund raising from various global funds and private equity investors on their acquisitions, both offshore and onshore. On the litigation side, we represent companies in disputes with regulatory authorities and third parties.

Our full–service offering brings the additional advantage of cross–domain competencies; the Intellectual Property practice engages with clients on registration and trademarks, patents and marketing authorisations, as well as compliance with data privacy laws. This further extends to strategic investments and mergers and acquisitions.