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Life Sciences

Simonsen Vogt Wiig assists a number of national and international companies within the area health and life science.

The Life Sciences industry group includes lawyers with core competencies and long-standing experience within IP, regulatory issues, Corporate/M&A, competition law, procurement law and data privacy law.

Our highly specialised Life Sciences team has a strong focus on this specific sector and advises on all matters of particular relevance to the life science sector, including regulatory issues, research and development, compliance, contracts, licensing, IP law, marketing compliance, market access, litigation, funding, IPOs and M&A. We assist a wide range of stakeholders operating in the life science sector. Our clients include, among others, founders and start-ups, seed, private equity and venture investors, large Norwegian and international companies in the fields of pharmaceuticals, medtech, biotech, trade associations, hospitals and healthcare providers.

A primary focus of the practice is related to market access issues in the Norwegian market.

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is the legal advisor to the business association Melanor and co-founders of Oslo Life Science Forum.

Core contacts

Anders Thue is one of the leading lawyers within Norwegian public procurement law, state aid and competition Law.
Rune`s extensive experience in Life Sciences spans both Intellectual Property Rights, contract negotiations, privacy legislation and other regulatory compliance matters, particularly as relates to research and development, clinical trials and licensing, as well as information systems.