Yigal Arnon & Co. has a deeply knowledgeable, highly specialized and top-ranked life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical technology practice that provides customized service to clients in these industries, in Israel and worldwide. 

Industries Served

Our clients range from startups to global companies to the underwriters, investment funds and incubators that invest in life science and medical device companies. This broad cross-section of the industry includes:

  • Generic and brand pharmaceutical companies
  • Biotechnology companies (all stages of development)
  • Bio-informatics and other companies at the crossroads of lab work and IT
  • Medical device companies (all stages of development)
  • Healthcare service providers
  • Healthcare investors (angels, investment funds, strategic investors and public companies)
  • Incubators and other “platform” companies
  • Digital and mobile health companies
  • Technology transfer offices of leading universities and academic centers
  • Medical Cannabis

Scope of Services

Ours is a full-service Life Sciences practice that includes:

  • IP and technology in-licensing transactions
  • Strategic R&D collaborations and out-licensing transactions with global industry leaders
  • Pre-clinical and in vivo clinical trial agreements
  • CRO, CMO and related agreements
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing agreements
  • Joint ventures and commercial arrangements (for example, drug and device distribution and marketing agreements)
  • Material transfer and evaluation arrangements
  • Commercialization contracts (for example, promotion, distribution and marketing agreements)
  • Regulatory, commercialization and compliance strategies
  • M&A, investments and other corporate transactions involving life sciences and biotechnology companies
  • Israeli and international tax matters
  • Guidance to technology transfer offices that transfer innovation, technology and IP from academic and medical entities to industry and develop and commercialize those assets
  • Israeli R&D law and related matters involving the Israel Innovation Authority (formerly the Office of the Chief Scientist)
  • Consumer rights, product liability issues and litigation

A First-Tier Team

Our Life Sciences Practice is led by recognized leaders in the field, each having extensive experience with pharma, life sciences and med-tech ventures and transactions. They represent startups from establishment through maturity—whether through sophisticated out-licensing transactions, public offerings, acquisitions or other strategic arrangements. In addition, they provide a full range services to developing and established companies—for example, handling complex intellectual property issues that arise in the development and commercialization of technology assets. Our Life Sciences lawyers also work closely with our clients to develop innovative and successful commercialization strategies. 

Recognition

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