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Cooley (UK) LLP

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DASHWOOD, 69 OLD BROAD STREET, LONDON, EC2M 1QS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 4055
Fax:
Fax 020 7785 9355
DX:
130997 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.cooley.com

John Wilkinson

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 20 7583 4055
Email:
Web:
www.cooley.com
Cooley LLP

Work Department

Emerging Companies
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Life Sciences
Life Sciences Corporate Partnering & Licensing
Medical Devices
Mergers & Acquisitions
Public Companies

Position

John Wilkinson is partner in Cooley's London office and his practice focuses primarily on the life sciences sector, advising pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology companies on a wide range of IP, regulatory, antitrust and transactional matters. Amongst other things, John's practice has involved a number of highly complex alliances and joint ventures, co-promotional and co-marketing arrangements, distribution and supply agreements, together with the operational, IP, antitrust and regulatory issues relating to such transactions.

Before qualifying as a lawyer, John obtained a degree in chemistry from Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine and spent five years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry working in drug development and other areas.

John advises pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the US, Canada, UK, Denmark, Hungary, Switzerland, Portugal, Sweden and Norway.

Career

Prior to joining Cooley, John was a partner at Reed Smith and previously at Bird & Bird. Prior to that, he was Legal Counsel at Cancer Research Technology Limited.

Before qualifying as a lawyer, John obtained a degree in chemistry from Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine and spent five years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry working in drug development and other areas.

Education

  • College of Law, Chester
    MAC Law Society Finals, 1993
  • Imperial College
    BS Chemistry, 1986


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Cooley (UK) LLP has the capacity to handle a range of contentious and non-contentious instructions, with particular expertise in trade mark matters. Practice head Nick Bolter is a key name to note for trade mark, copyright and advertising work; and Chris Coulter is highlighted for his transactional advice, particularly in the technology sector. Nicola Maguire and John Wilkinson focus on life sciences issues.

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Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Within: Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Cooley (UK) LLP offers a range of specialisms to its life sciences clients, in particular on  transactional and IP matters. The highly experienced John Wilkinson assists clients in these areas and on regulatory and competition matters. Other core team members include Nicola Maguire, who advises on the IP aspects of transactions and Stephen Rosen.

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