Wolf Theiss

HEALTHCARE, PHARMACEUTICALS & LIFE SCIENCES

Our clients come to us because we have one of the most integrated and comprehensive life sciences practices in the CEE/SEE region, offering legal and strategic business advice to the largest and most innovative life sciences companies.

Due to our specialised expertise in different legal areas of the life sciences industry, our lawyers understand the unique economic, regulatory, market and political climates facing you across the region. With our team's broad transactional experience, we can guide you through the most significant cross-border transactions by advising on the complex issues regarding regulatory and compliance requirements or intellectual property issues that you as a life sciences company face in enforcing your rights, but also in licensing, M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances or financing.

You can rely on our deep bench of talent in virtually every discipline and our knowledge of local and regional government agencies. This means that whether you are a public or a private life science company, we can provide a full range of legal services at all stages of your development; from start-up and emerging growth companies to mature international and public companies.

Contact
Georg Kresbach
Georg
Kresbach
Partner
T. +43 1 51510 5090
F. +43 1 51510 665090
Schubertring 6
1010 Vienna
Austria
Sebastian Oberzaucher
Sebastian
Oberzaucher
Partner
T. +43 1 51510 5352
F. +43 1 51510 665352
Schubertring 6
1010 Vienna
Austria
Valerie Hohenberg
Valerie
Hohenberg
Partner
T. +43 1 51510 5021
F. +43 1 51510 665021
Schubertring 6
1010 Vienna
Austria
Areas of Specialisation

We can help you with

  • Advertising and Promotions
  • Clinical Research Contracts
  • Competition and Antitrust
  • Compliance
  • Consumer Actions and Tort Cases
  • Cooperation Contracts with Life Sciences Professionals and Institutions
  • Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Data Protection and Data Privacy
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distribution and Agency Agreements
  • Drug Admission & Labelling
  • Employment Issues
  • Foods and Food Additives
  • Intellectual Property – Patents, Trademarks and Know-how
  • Medical Products and Medical Devices
  • Outsourcing
  • PPPs
  • Pricing and Tariffs
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Procurement Issues
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Reimbursement by Social Security Institutions



Press Releases

Newssquare  EUR 10 Million to Med-Tech Hub to Develop Diagnostics Equipment – Wolf Theiss advises The European Investment Bank

Warsaw, 8 September 2020 – The Wolf Theiss Warsaw team advised the European Investment Bank (EBI) on the provision of financing for Scope Fluidics...

Newssquare  Wolf Theiss berät bei Start-up Exit im Software-Pharma Bereich

Wien, 5. Juni 2020 - Das im Software-Pharma Bereich tätige Start-up Exputec hat sich mit Hilfe von Wolf Theiss der internationalen Körber Gruppe...

Newssquare  Wolf Theiss advises Lifebrain

Vienna, 15 May 2018 – Wolf Theiss has advised the shareholders of lifebrain AG (“lifebrain”), a leading Italian laboratory diagnostics services...

Newssquare  Wolf Theiss Supports Young Lawyers’ Career Development

Warsaw, 14 March 2018 – Members of the Wolf Theiss Warsaw team attended the Law Career Fair (Prawnicze Targi Praktyk i Pracy) on March 13, presenting...

Newssquare  Umwelt- und Baurechtsexperte Stefan Lampert verstärkt Wolf Theiss im öffentlichen Wirtschaftsrecht

Wien, 23.2.2018 – Österreichs größte Anwaltssozietät Wolf Theiss baut das Beratungsangebot der Praxisgruppe Öffentliches Wirtschaftsrecht weiter aus....

Newssquare  WOLF THEISS ADVISES AUSTRIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL LABORATORIES "IHR LABOR"

Vienna, 7 June 2017 – Wolf Theiss has advised IHR LABOR, a network of medical laboratories, in legal questions surrounding IP, data protection,...

Newssquare  WOLF THEISS ADVISES BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM ON CONSTRUCTION OF BIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION FACILITY

Vienna, 31 May 2017 – Wolf Theiss has provided legal support for the April 2017 ground-breaking for the new Boehringer Ingelheim production facility...

Newssquare  Wolf Theiss advises Heliad Equity Partners on its investment in MT Holding Gmbh

Vienna, 3 October 2016 – Wolf Theiss has advised Heliad Equity Partners on its acquisition of shares in Austria-based MT Holding GmbH. The previous...

Newssquare  Wolf Theiss advises on acquisition of Scitec Nutrition

Budapest, 30 August 2016 – Wolf Theiss has advised Ascendis Health, a South African publicly listed health and care brands company, in their...

Client Alerts / Newsletters

Newssquare  PROPRIETORS OF ROMANIAN TRADEMARKS MAY CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF GOODS AND SERVICES BY 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

The Romanian Trademarks Law has been recently and substantially amended. An important change means that now when class headings are used to designate...

Newssquare  PHARMIG Code of Conduct amended

The Association of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Industry has amended the PHARMIG Code of Conduct, effective as of 1 July 2020. All PHARMIG members...

Newssquare  FURTHER TIGHTENING OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT SCREENING IN HUNGARY

On 17 June 2020, the Hungarian Parliament reconfirmed in a new act the rules adopted by the Hungarian Government earlier in May 2020 which...

Newssquare  SLOVENIA ADOPTS FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT SCREENING MECHANISM

On 31 May 2020, a third legislative package to contain the consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic ("Act") introduced a screening mechanism for foreign...

Newssquare  POLAND SET TO INTRODUCE SPECIALIZED COURTS IN JULY 2020

On 19 February 2020, the Polish President signed an act that amends the Code of Civil Procedure along with other existing acts that impact the...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 62 - 66 - 17th – 19th May

For today's newsletter we shall analyze the following legislation concerning the newly adopted alert status in Romania:

•Government Emergency...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 41-53 – 24th April - 7th May: State-Aid/ Healthcare/ Dispute resolution/ Fiscal/ Food retail/ Transportation/ TMT

For today's newsletter we shall analyze the following:

•Military Ordinance no. 10/2020 regarding several measures on limiting the spread of COVID-19;...

Newssquare  LESSONS LEARNED: ACQUIRING PROTECTIVE FACE MASKS IN THE COURSE OF A PANDEMIC

In the midst of the current Covid-19 crisis, there is an unprecedented worldwide demand for protective face masks. Despite various efforts by the EU...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 33-37 – 16th-21st April: Employment

For today's newsletter we shall analyze the measures adopted by the following:

• Press release issued by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 28-32 – 13th-15th April: Employment/Dispute resolution/Healthcare/Corporate/State-Aid

For today's newsletter we shall analyze the measures adopted by the following:

• Presidential Decree no. 240/2020 on extending the emergency status;...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 23-25 – 8th-10th April: State-Aid/Healthcare/Banking & Finance

For today's newsletter we shall analyze the measures adopted by the following:

• Military Ordinance no. 8/2020;

• Government Emergency Ordinance no....

Newssquare  State support measures available for companies in Romania in the context of Covid-19

First, the Romanian Government approved, via GEO 30/2020, a support scheme for technical unemployment (furlough). In an attempt to prevent dismissals...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 22 – 7th April: State-Aid/Healthcare

For today's newsletter we shall analyze the measures adopted by the following:

• Military Ordinance no. 7 ("MO no. 7/2020");

• Government Emergency...

Newssquare  HUNGARY: CHANGES IN RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Hungarian government has declared a state of emergency as of 11 March 2020 by Government Decree 40/2020 (III.11.). As...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Days 18 - 21 3rd – 6th April: Banking & Finance/Employment

European and national finance authorities are pushing for deadline extensions during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to help regulated entities. The...

Newssquare  COVID-19 und verwaltungsrechtliche Verfahren

Am 22.3.2020 ist das "2. COVID-19-Gesetz" in Kraft getreten. Als Sammelgesetz zur Änderung oder Neuerlassung einer Reihe von Gesetzen hat es vor allem...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 17 – 2nd April: Healthcare/Employment

The State measures aimed at limiting the effects of the pandemic continue with a relaxation of the regulatory authorization process of the medical...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Days 12-16 28th March – 1st April: Healthcare/Banking/Employment/Fiscal

As the emergency status continues in Romania a long list of measures have been taken in the last recent days. As such, the Government established a...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates – Day 10-11 – 26th-27th March: Healthcare/Banking and Finance/Dispute resolution/Competition

As the emergency status continues in Romania: (i) the Judges section of the Supreme Council of Magistrates ("CSM") has decided to step in to unify the...

Newssquare  COVID-19 WILL CAST A LONG SHADOW ON EU MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATION

Healthcare stakeholders are currently coping with incredible challenges in the fight against the corona virus (COVID-19). In response to this...

Newssquare  IMPACTS OF COVID-19: EU EXPORT CONTROL ON PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

In order to prevent a critical situation arising due to a shortage of essential products, or to remedy such a situation, the Commission, acting at the...

Newssquare  DEVELOPING TREATMENTS FOR COVID-19: CONDITIONAL MARKETING AUTHORIZATION, COMPASSIONATE USE, AND NAMED PATIENT SUPPLY

In view of the current endeavours to develop vaccines or medicines against Covid-19, this pandemic raises the question of when these products will be...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Romanian Legal Updates - Days 8-9 – 24-25 March: Social/Banking/Employment/Competition

We continue our COVID-19 Logbook: Legal Updates series and we follow up today with measures taken by the Government to limit the movement of people....

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Legal Updates - Day 5-7

We continue our COVID-19 Logbook: Legal Updates series and we follow up today with measures taken by the Government as to boost the business...

Newssquare  COVID-19 und verwaltungsrechtliche Verfahren

Mit dem 23.3.2020 soll das "2. COVID-19-Gesetz" in Kraft treten, das Erleichterungen in einer Vielzahl von Rechtsgebieten bringen soll, in denen...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Legal update – Czech Republic

As of 12 March 2020, a state of national emergency has been declared in the Czech Republic by a decree of theCzech government (No. 69/2020 Coll.) for...

Newssquare  HUNGARY: NEW LENDING MARKET PROVISIONS DUE TO COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Hungarian government has declared a state of emergency as of 11 March 2020. On 18 March 2020, the Hungarian...

Newssquare  COVID-19 LOGBOOK: ROMANIAN LEGAL UPDATES - DAY 3&4 – 18&19 MARCH: SOCIAL/EMPLOYMENT/CORPORATE/TAX

As the next round of our regular coverage on the rapidly changing situation in Romania, we follow up today with updates on the new Military Ordinance...

Newssquare  COVID-19 Logbook: Legal Updates - Day 1&2

COVID-19 Logbook: Legal Updates is an initiative undertaken by the Bucharest Office of Wolf Theiss as to keep all clients, partners and the Romanian...

Newssquare  THE COVID-19 LAW - AUSTRIA

Austria has implemented a range of laws and regulations to address and mitigate the adverse consequences of Covid-19 (the "Covid-19 Law"). The...

Newssquare  Liberalization of Cultivation and Production of Medicinal Cannabis in Croatia

On 25 April 2019 the Amendments to the Act on Combating Drugs Abuse entered into force which liberalizes the cultivation and production of low THC...

Newssquare  BVergG 2018 passiert Ministerrat

Vom BVergG 2017 zum BVergG 2018

 

Da die bereits bekannte Regierungsvorlage zum BVergG 2017 in der abgelaufenen Legislaturperiode nicht mehr vom...

Newssquare  Romanian Law Implementing The GDPR Has Been Submitted To The Senate

On March 14, 2018 the Romanian law for implementing measures on EU Regulation no. 2016/679 on the protection of individual rights with regard to the...

Newssquare  Bulgaria Joins The EU 'AMLD IV Implementation' Club

Yesterday, the Bulgarian Parliament adopted the Anti-Money Laundering Act (in Bulgarian: Закон за мерките срещу изпирането на пари). The Act...

Newssquare  VERGABERECHT - Neue Schwellenwerte ab 1.1.2018

Ab dem 1.1.2018 treten für Vergabeverfahren neue Schwellenwerte in Kraft. Diese wurden nun am 19.12.2017 im Amtsblatt der Europäischen Union (L 337)...

Wolf Theiss Guides

Newssquare  M&A Spotlight: CEE / Wolf Theiss Corporate Monitor FY 2018

150 senior-level executives were asked to share their experiences and outlook on M&A in the CEE/SEE region and their expectations for the future....

Find a Lawyer

Top