Ms Angela Kung > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Life Sciences & Healthcare.




Angela Fan Chi Kung advises companies in the human and animal health sector. She specializes in the regulation of medicines (including generic and biological drugs), medical products, food, nutritional supplements, cosmetics, hygiene products, pesticides, agrochemicals and beverages. Angela represents local and international clients on a broad range of issues comprising health compliance issues; interactions with healthcare professionals (HCPs); data privacy; defense in administrative proceedings; clinical trials; drug price approval procedures before the Medication Regulation Chamber (CMED); issues involving the National Immunization Program; centralized purchases by the Ministry of Health; technology transfers with government pharmaceutical companies (PDP); advertising; startups and M&A in the regulated health sector; research and development of genetically modified organisms (GMO); biological prospecting, collection, transport and access to genetic materials from the Brazilian biodiversity; and research, development and protection of plant varieties (cultivars).
She practiced LCC International (USA) in 1999 and with Hogan Lovells (Washington, DC, USA) – 2001.


Portuguese and English.


Specialization Degree (Certificate) in Health Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 2010;
LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center – 1999;
Extension Course in Civil Procedure from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 1996;
Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 1992.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Life sciences

(Leading individuals)

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The well-established life sciences practice at Pinheiro Neto Advogados assists and advises clients in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and food supplement, cosmetics, agribusiness and healthcare industries. At the forefront of this practice, the firm has recently assisted clients related to the National Immunisation programme for the Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil. Multidisciplinary in its offering, the team is also engaged in transactional work, covering acquisitions, distributor and licensing agreements, clinical trials, research and development, technology transfers, and more, drawing on the strength of the firm’s leading corporate and M&A practice. Angela Kung, a co-founder of the life sciences practice at the firm, maintains a focus on regulatory and transactional work that is complex in nature, covering all segments of the life sciences industry, including emerging technologies. At the non-partner level, senior associate Nicole Aun is also a key member of team, closely involved in technology transfer projects in the pharmaceuticals sub-sector within the context of public and private partnerships. Laura Oliveira Barboza is also of note; she focuses on IP and administrative issues. Since publication, Camila Martino Parise has been raised to the partnership – with effect from January 2023.