Practice

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Regulatory Law

Drug companies face pressure from many directions — from a foreboding regulatory landscape, from competitors with alternative brands or generics, from insurers pushing back on prescription ...

Representative experience

Convinced FDA to give 5-year exclusivity to fixed dose combination products that include a new chemical entity and a previously approved active ingredient.

Successfully sued FDA to overturn denial of orphan drug exclusivity.

Wrote successful petition seeking denial of “A” rating to purported generic products.

Help respond to FDA Form 483 observations, warning letter to close out FDA investigation.

Negotiate settlement of FDA lawsuit alleging cGMP noncompliance.

Conduct internal investigation of promotional practices and help develop and implement enhanced practices.

Develop SOPs for compliant promotional activities.

Develop and negotiate with FDA over the elements of a REMS.

Represent reference product sponsor in shared REMS negotiations with generics.

Audit clinical trial study reports to ensure compliance with adverse event reporting obligations.

Counsel client on labeling changes proposed in response to emerging safety signals.

Help develop product approval strategy.

Help draft FDA meeting requests, briefing packages.

Advise client on standards for interchangeability of biosimilars.

Advise on FDA/DEA interplay during drug development and approval process, scheduling under CSA.

Conduct due diligence of FDA and EU regulatory law for IPO.

Advise private equity firm on FDA regulatory aspects of potential investments.

Hogan Lovells Publications

FDA finalizes two guidances clarifying DSCSA enforcement exemptions and issues product identifier Q&A Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology alert

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized two important Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)-related guidances that aim to help pharmaceutical trading partners...

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FDA publishes internal policy on prioritizing surveillance inspections for drug manufacturing sites

Earlier today, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., made publicly available for the first time FDA’s internal policy (MAPP 5014.1) for how drug manufacturing facilities are...

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China drug regulator calling on international pharmaceutical companies to bring “urgently-needed” new drugs to China

On 8 August 2018, in an unprecedented regulatory action, the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) called on international pharmaceutical companies to bring 48 new drugs to China. These ...

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FDA launches Biosimilars Action Plan to spur biologics competition, finalizes labeling guidance

On July 18, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced the release of FDA’s Biosimilars Action Plan (BAP), saying it would help enable a path to competition for biologics from...

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MDR and IVDR: MedTech Europe calls for an extension of the transitional provisions

On 27 July 2018, the European trade association representing the medical technology industries, MedTech Europe, issued a position paper in which the association requests the European...

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Access to documents held by EMA: access requests by non-EU applicants to cease

The EMA has announced that, from 15 June 2018. The Agency will cease to accept requests for access to documents by non-EU applicants. The EMA announced that the Agency’s decision was...

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