Life Sciences Industry Team

Butzel Long provides extensive capabilities and experience in the life sciences industry. Our attorneys have provided a wide range of services to large and small pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, and medical device companies. Butzel Long is uniquely positioned among law firms to provide legal services relating to all aspects of pre-clinical and clinical research and development, licensing, marketing and distribution, company formation, venture capital funding, angel financing, and initial public offerings.

Butzel Long serves as counsel to many life sciences companies and further represents many hospitals and a number of outstanding universities. Our clients are able to take advantage of our cross-disciplinary team approach and access legal expertise in a number of practice areas, including employment, business competition issues, real estate, banking, tax, securities, licensing issues, and commercial litigation.

Our attorneys have specific expertise representing numerous life sciences companies from their initial formation. The scope of our engagement has included successfully negotiating funding arrangements for our clients, product licensing, distribution, research and development transactions and technology contracts.

  • Patent infringement action
  • Assisted a pharmaceuticals company in several rounds of venture capital financing