The life sciences industry is experiencing a period of rapid change, with significant merger activity among large pharmaceutical companies and accelerated efforts to fill product pipelines. There is also increased focus on biologics-based medicines, viewed as the medicines of the future. Agriculture innovation is also advancing quickly, with scientists working to address food supply and quality issues and climate change challenges.
We see the big picture. Whether it's the science, how patent strategies affect market position, how outsourcing impacts costs, or how litigation strategies affect reputation and resources, our customized, cross-disciplinary teams provide pharmaceutical, biotech and agricultural sector clients with comprehensive legal coverage to achieve their business objectives. Our Life Sciences team also provides seamless services in employment law, transfer pricing, tax planning and corporate governance.
We bring over a century of experience providing strategic advice to industry leaders. A Decima Research Survey ranked Gowlings the most recognized legal service provider and top-ranked firm within the Canadian life sciences industry.
With 150 professionals dedicated to life sciences, and over 40 with PhDs or other life sciences degrees, our professionals across Canada are globally recognized and peer-recommended for their expertise in IP, business and advocacy law. Our ability to build strategies based on a product's life cycle from concept to research and development to manufacturing, marketing and distribution is what you need from your trusted advisers.