Baker McKenzie has been advising leading companies on the legal issues of doing business around the world since 1949. We have cultivated the global mindset, commercial pragmatism and collaborative relationships that it takes to deliver consistently world-class service tailored to the preferences of our clients worldwide. Our commitment to excellence and fluency makes a difference. It is the reason we have more leading lawyers listed in more countries in the Chambers Global Directory than any other firm. Chambers lists 23 of our practices in its global rankings of the world's leaders, and our IP Practice has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global since 2009.
Dechert is a leading global law firm with 27 offices around the world. We deliver deep legal expertise and practical commercial judgment for high-stakes matters in sectors with the greatest complexities, intricacies and regulatory demands.
Dechert is organized by practice area, not geography. This approach allows us to deliver a team responsive to unique project requirements and provide the resources needed to complete work with speed-to-market execution. Our lawyers understand the current marketplace, as well as rapidly evolving commercial and regulatory challenges, making us a preeminent full-service advisor.
We are a global, mobile workforce of diverse skills and areas of expertise. We use a project management approach to our workflow, enabling us to quickly adapt to changing client needs, maximize technology, drive efficiency and deliver value to our clients.
NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.
Dr. Strobos provides life sciences companies with legal, regulatory, and policy advice on medical product development (drugs, biologics, tissues, cells, and medical devices). His practice spans early nonclinical and manufacturing issues through clinical development to enforcement. His practice includes licensing – a complicated bespoke process involving business structure clinical study roles, equity or royalty streams, performance measures, crafting objective milestones, joint steering committees, privacy, and ensuring that patient level clinical data are available to all parties, and supporting intellectual property partners in assessing the likelihood and ownership of new know-how or IP. Dr. Strobos can help with market valuation. With regard to marketing agreements of products that hold marketing authorization, Dr. Strobos can assist with crafting agreements that assure bilateral compliance with FDA regulatory requirements post-launch, how to craft and ensure coordination of the international marketing program, field-of-use definitions, and sharing of clinical data.
Dr. Chad E. Davis counsels companies, investors, and entrepreneurs on intellectual property matters, especially patent matters. Dr. Davis has extensive experience in prosecution and strategic development of worldwide patent portfolios, intellectual property due diligence, risk assessment through, for example, validity and infringement analyses, post-grant patent proceedings, and intellectual property contracts.
Dr. Davis represents clients in a diverse range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, drug delivery technologies, crystal forms, organic dyes, chemical processes, polymers, proteins, antibodies, stem cell technology, medical diagnostics, medical imaging, microfluidic devices, adhesives, analytical chemistry, foams, cosmetics, and optical technologies. For companies developing pharmaceuticals, Dr. Davis provides counsel through all aspects of the business cycle with particular acumen for developing and implementing strategies to maximize worldwide patent and regulatory exclusivities for the pharmaceutical product.
Dr. Robles is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s Life Sciences, Intellectual Property and Antitrust and Competition Practices. Dr. Robles actively consults on commercial success, harm resulting from patent infringement, the relevant antitrust market, reverse payment settlements, and damages resulting from such settlements. His engagements have included products approved in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. In addition to publishing in top economic journals, Dr. Robles has taught at Harvard University, Georgetown University, and the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a recipient of Harvard’s prestigious Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Dr. Robles is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), the Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance (HLAA) and the American Economic Association (AEA). Dr. Robles received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Harvard University and his M.B.A. from DePaul University.