Life Sciences 2018

Life Sciences 2018

Pages: 144

ISBN: 2042-4329



  • £300.00

In this edition, local experts summarise legal practice for the life sciences industry across 22 jurisdictions.

Topics covered include: organisation and financing of health care, advertising legislation, collaboration of the pharmaceutical industry with health-care professionals, infringements of competition law, compliance of medical device manufacturers, pharmaceuticals regulation, pricing and reimbursement of medicinal products and medicine quality and access to information.

Published in December 2017, this edition contains the following:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • Alexander Ehlers, Ehlers, Ehlers & Partner Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbB

Jurisdictions

  • Austria
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Singapore
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Venezuela

Alexander Ehlers, Ehlers, Ehlers & Partner Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbB

Education/Degrees: Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (Dr. iur.); University of Düsseldorf (Dr. med.), Universities of Heidelberg and Munich; Professor for Mecical Law and Health Care System at the EBS University for Business and Law (i.Gr.), Oestrich-Winkel.

Areas of Practice: Alexander Ehlers provides players of the health care system with comprehensive advice on all legal and strategic matters, in particular national and international pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of medical devices. The counselling comprises all questions relating to health policy and social law as well as issues of reimbursement of expenses for medical services and drugs/medical devices. Moreover, Alexander Ehlers advises companies on regulatory matters. His field of activities furthermore comprises the counselling of medical service providers in the out- patient and in-patient sectors (awarded with the German Medical-Law Prize 2002). Owing to his many years of work in the German health care system, Alexander Ehlers disposes of outstanding contacts with relevant decision-makers, which is regularly used by clients within the scope of public policy advisory. Alexander Ehlers is a frequent speaker at specialist congresses and the author of numerous publications.

Memberships: German Association for Panel Doctors Law; Association for Law and Policy in the Health System (GRPG) (President); German Association for Medical Law; Swiss Society for Health Policy; Austrian Association for Medical Law; American Association of Medicine, Law and Ethics; Specialist Society of Physicians in the Pharmaceutical Industry; DGRA German Society for Regulatory Affairs; Association for the Promotion of German, European and International Medical Law, Health Law and Bioethics (IMGB); member of the "Health Policy and Communication" Board of the German Pharmaceutical Industry Association (BPI)

Languages: German, English and Spanish


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