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Health Care and FDA: International Health Care

The health care industry is a global market. Our integrated, global platform is uniquely suited to assist health care providers and companies with the legal and competitive challenges they face. Approximately one-half of our more than 40 offices are located outside of the United States. We work seamlessly across borders, time zones, and practice areas to ensure our health care clients receive responsive and comprehensive advice based on local in-depth knowledge and experience.

To facilitate our services to health care clients around the globe, we have created an interdisciplinary team of practitioners.

The type of health care clients we serve runs the gamut, encompassing clinical research organizations, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, health care, bio-manufacturing agricultural sciences, medical devices, and technology. Our representation ranges from multinational biotechnology enterprises to foreign publicly traded pharmacogenomics companies to emerging growth drug discovery companies. Provider clients include, among others, academic medical centers, diagnostic laboratories, senior living companies, international telehealth providers, concierge medicine companies, and other ancillary service suppliers.

Our legal services cover the entire spectrum of specialties we offer at K&L Gates. Particular areas of focus within the global health care market and of increasing interest to our health care clients include:

  • Cross border data transfer, security, and management
  • Supply chain finance and management
  • Health care policy and trade tensions
  • Global corporate finance
  • Strategic investment, alliances and consolidation opportunities
  • Global contract management
  • Intellectual property protection
  • FDA-related regulation
  • Research and clinical trial agreements
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other fraud compliance
  • Virtual health and technology
  • Population health management
  • Tax structuring

Our platform is uniquely structured to ensure that companies in the business of health care are able to access exceptional resources anywhere in the world to help meet their business goals.

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