We offer a full range of legal services:
- Bringing new products to the market, product labelling, distribution and retail, advertising and promotion
For many years now, we have supported manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical products and cosmetics with, i.a., bringing new products to the market, advertising and promotion. We advise foodstuff producers, the producers of spirits among them, on, i.a., product labelling, restrictions on product distribution and retail sales, nutrition and health claims, advertising and promotion.
- Anti-bribery regulation
We advise international companies in the course of criminal proceedings held in Poland as a result of breach of anti-bribery regulations, and on the consequences of the FCPA for companies with a seat in the United States.
- Supply of pharmaceuticals, wholesale trade in pharmaceuticals
SK&S lawyers specializing in public procurement law advise on tenders for the supply of pharmaceuticals to healthcare establishments. We also train hospital staff on tenders for the supply of drugs. We provide comprehensive advice to wholesalers – starting with the procedures to obtain a license to operate a pharmaceutical wholesale business, through assistance during inspections by the General Pharmaceutical Inspector, to support during post-inspection proceedings. We draw up contracts and we participate in efforts to develop new legislative instruments of relevance to the sector.
We handle unfair competition disputes (unfair imitation of packaging of foodstuffs, unlawful advertising, acts of parasitic competition). We represent clients before the courts in patent and trademark disputes, including those in the context of parallel imports, and arbitration.
- Support to clients interested in the legislative process
We offer support to national and international sectoral organisations that are interested in the legislative process. We explain legal acts and drafts of new laws for the pharmaceutical sector. We speak at conferences in Poland and abroad.
- Corporate work
We handle corporate work for our clients, such as registrations required under company law and support with meetings of shareholders. We represent clients before administrative bodies and we draw up contracts. In our portfolio, we also have mergers and acquisitions of pharmaceutical companies, and restructuring and privatization projects.