From the Agenda

The role of competition and IP law in early access to market for Biosimilars

2017-11-24 16:30

Natasha Pearman

Managing Associate

Natasha is a Managing Associate at law firm Mishcon de Reya. She specialises in UK and EU Competition Law.
Natasha has particular experience advising clients in IP rich industries in relation to complex competition issues which interplay with intellectual property rights, including advising on patent settlement agreements, SPC's and other forms of market exclusivity in the pharma sector, essential facility, parallel imports, FRAND/royalty issues and the "special responsibility" to be observed by companies in dominant positions.
Before her legal career Natasha worked as a research scientist in the biotech sector. Natasha has represented clients both in relation to investigations by Competition Regulators and in assisting clients to bring complaints before them. This includes, attending dawn raids, advising on leniency applications and other strategic issues in relation to cartel investigations, advising on settlement and negotiating commitments in relation to abuse of dominance investigations and assisting with information requests and submissions to the Competition Regulators.