Our biopharma and medical device attorneys provide practical, solutions-oriented advice to a broad array of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies and other organizations in the life sciences industry.

We advise clients in the following areas:

  • Applying the federal anti-kickback statute and other fraud and abuse laws to clinical research activities
  • Implementing comprehensive Patient Support Programs
  • Following FDA advertising and promotion regulations, guidance, and warning letters; and reviewing in conjunction with product teams the advertising and promotion materials and field medical activities for both drugs and devices
  • Structuring and implementing domestic and international clinical trials and creating and operationalizing data and biospecimen repositories for research use
  • Responding to government or regulatory audits of research sponsors and investigators
  • Complying with the CMS Open Payments Program (also known as the Physician Payment Sunshine Act)
  • Complying with U.S. and foreign data protection laws and industry best practices (such as HIPAA, U.S. state privacy laws, the EU Data Protection Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and EU member states' implementing laws)
  • Applying government price reporting requirements (e.g., Medicare ASP, Medicaid AMP and BP, 340B) and consequences for pricing proposals, including value-based pricing arrangements

Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

Trademark Registrants Beware: Important U.S. Trademark Developments Can Result in Cancelled Registrations

Blog

Unanimous Supreme Court Overturns Court of Appeals in Northwestern University 403(b) Plans Excessive Fee Case

The United States Supreme Court has agreed with participants in two 403(b) plans sponsored by Northwestern University that their lawsuit, alleging that plan recordkeeping and investment fees were excessive, should not have been dismissed...

News

Verrill Trial Attorney Marie Mueller Elected as Partner

Blog

Required Minimum Distributions and Missing Plan Participants

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Event

2022 Annual Update Part 2: Romance and Relationships in the Workplace

Join Verrill for its second session of the 2022 virtual Labor & Employment Annual Series. Verrill attorneys Beth Smith and Liz Johnston will discuss what you need to know about workplace romances and relationships...

News

Verrill Welcomes Experienced Trust & Estates, Tax Partner Ruth Mattson

(January 5, 2022) – Verrill is pleased to welcome Ruth Mattson to the firm’s Boston office as a Partner in its Private Clients & Fiduciary Services Group. Mattson advises individuals and families on estate...

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

Publication/Podcast

Courts Expand on Rules Regarding the Protection of Retirement Plan Assets

Blog

It’s a Small World: Navigating a Global Sweepstakes

It's a world of laughter A world of tears It's a world of hopes And a world of fears There's so much that we share That it's time we're aware It's a small world...

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