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Julian Hitchcock

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Marriott Harrison LLP

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Life Sciences & IP[

Position

Partner providing practical advice on regulatory issues in emerging life sciences; especially, genomic, cellular & regenerative technologies, medical apps, medical devices, medicinal products, research and policy development.

Career

Former BBC science producer. Qualified, Wragge & Co (1998). Pharmaceutical patent litigator, Blake Dawson Waldron (from 2001). Senior solicitor, life sciences, Mills & Reeve (from 2004). Senior associate, life sciences, Field Fisher Waterhouse (from 2009). Counsel, Lawford Davies Denoon - later Denoon Legal - (from 2012). Partner, Marriott Harrison (from 2017). Supplementary roles: (past) - Director, East England Stem Cell Network; Associate, PHG Foundation; and Member, Emerging Science & Bioethics Advisory Committee (ESBAC); - (current)  Honorary Lecturer, Department of Bioengineering, University College London; and Trustee, Science Media Centre.

Languages

French

Member

Member: Law Society; Synthetic Biology Leadership Council (governance subcommittee); and Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on human genome editing. Associate: Innogen Centre.

Education

University of Birmingham, (1979 MB;ChB. – incomplete), University of Wolverhampton (1995 LLB Hons 2(1)), De Montfort University (1996 LPC), University of Bristol (2000 Diploma in IP law & Practice).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Within: Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Marriott Harrison LLP added a strong life sciences capability when it merged with Denoon Legal, which resulted in the arrival of Alexander Denoon and Julian Hitchcock in 2017. It is praised for its ‘excellent industry knowledge, responsiveness’, and ‘proportionate, practical and commercial advice’. It continues to handle regulatory, licensing and commercial matters for a large number of clients including Boehringer Ingelheim, CellNovo, Omixy and Renishaw, and advised a French medical devices company in a potential judicial review against a UK body regarding its decision to issue a suspension notice in respect of its medical devices. Denoon and Hitchcock are highly recommended for pharmaceuticals regulation, medical devices and advanced therapy medicinal products, as well as commercialisation of IP.

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