Čechová & Partners is one of the leading law firms providing advice to the pharmaceutical industry. Legal advice by our law firm is regularly utilized by many innovative pharmaceutical companies operating in the Slovak market, but we also advise a number of companies with generic portfolios, as well as companies without a permanent presence in the Slovak market. Our assistance is focused on complete service with respect to issues concerning this sector: compliance with regulatory requirements, consumer protection, advertising, sponsorship, expert events, contracts, distribution, price regulation, reimbursement, marketing authorisation, specific aspects of competition law, clinical trials and research, medical records and privacy, pharmacovigilance, liability for damage, employment issues, public procurement or commercial support. We have also given legal advice on these matters to other entities operating in the area of healthcare including the distribution and production of medical devices, dietetic foods, and food supplements.
Merck Sharp & Dohme
We have been providing long-term legal advice to this leading innovative pharmaceutical company. This includes a broad range of legal matters such as contractual relationships, advertising, sponsorship, expert events, compliance and ethics, marketing authorisation of medicinal products, clinical trials and other types of research, distribution, competition rules, public procurement, price regulation, reimbursement, employment relations in the pharmaceutical sector, personal data protection, and corporate law.
Swiss Multinational Pharmaceutical Company
We provide comprehensive legal advice to this long-term client on a whole range of legal issues concerning the pharmaceutical industry, in particular contract matters, compliance, compliance with codes of ethics, advertising, sponsorship, various types of studies, reimbursement, managed entry agreements, as well as related employment and commercial matters.
US Specialty Pharmaceutical Company
We successfully represented the client in proceedings initiated by a patient who participated in a clinical trial and demanded compensation for alleged harm caused by the side effects of a medicinal product from the client’s portfolio.
We assist the Slovak subsidiary of this multinational pharmaceutical company with various corporate matters, corporate governance, commercial contracts, labour law, data protection, as well as with specific regulated matters.
We provide the company with comprehensive legal advice on various areas of commercial and contract law, as well as on regulated areas (pharmaceutical law, advertising, competition law).
US Multinational Pharmaceutical Company
We provide this client with expert advice, especially on matters concerning reimbursement, price regulation, and the negotiation of managed entry agreements.