Life Sciences

Our Life Sciences attorneys help life science, biotech and medical device companies at all stages of their growth face unique and complex regulatory challenges.

Life Sciences companies face unique and complex challenges today. Often times both growth and risk-oriented, our clients in the Life Sciences, Biotech, and Medical Device industries need to navigate a highly regulated environment while operating in a tight cash position. Our team of attorneys in the Life Sciences Practice Group are sensitive to the rapidly changing blend of market conditions and scientific advances. Many Life Sciences and Biotech companies are start-up entities, or emerging companies, in need of Private Equity or Venture Capital. We ensure that your company is built on a strong foundation, while continually integrating new research, innovation and value to every project in Life Science.

The Life Sciences attorneys are experts in Food, Drug and Medical Device compliance issues; the state, federal and global laws and regulations affecting Life Sciences today; importation issues, Technology and IP transactions; IP protection and litigation; Licensing; Manufacturing; and working with and advising and drafting Private Equity and Venture Capital opportunities. Our team is at the cutting edge of developments in research and the need to ensure client rights and ownership of key scientific breakthroughs. Our team has experience transitioning and closing the gap between clinical development and commercialization, and we have successfully taken biotech and medical device companies from seed capital to NASDAQ.

Our Life Sciences team includes attorneys who have worked in clinical and research laboratories, as well as managed the complex business issues associated with some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. We have assisted our clients in forming strategic alliances and joint ventures, and with the help of our Securities Practice, successfully seen our life sciences clients’ growth through mergers and acquisitions. Our ability to bring in knowledgeable attorneys from our Tax, Employment, and IP teams helps ensure our clients achieve their goals.

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Did you know that in many states you could be responsible for your parents’ unpaid medical bills? In fact, more than half of all states currently have laws making adult children financially responsible for their parents, including their parents’ long-term care costs. However, these laws are rarely enforced. Notably, New Jersey does not have filial […]

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Any Exclusive Listing Agreement should cover both a sale and a lease. Deals change and you want to be protected for either scenario. The Exclusive Listing Agreement must have a definitive end date and cannot contain automatic renewals. As to payment of the commission on a sale, include language that the commission will be paid […]

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If your spouse dies, you may have to decide whether or when to sell your house. There are some tax considerations that go into that decision.  The biggest concern when selling property is capital gains taxes.  A capital gain is the difference between the “basis” in property and its selling price. The basis is usually […]


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AAML is a national organization with chapters in most states.  There are approximately 1,650 Fellows in the United States and 52 Fellows in New Jersey.  Our Family Law Co-Chair Lynne Strober is proud to be one of those Fellows. The AAML is dedicated to providing and promoting the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in […]

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