Pharma & life sciences

Pharmaceutical companies regularly come into contact with industry-specific legal issues, such as parallel imports, counterfeiting, licensing, permits, pharmacovigilance, medical research, privacy, compliance and transparency. In addition, reimbursement and price issues often play a role in their business operations, and legally complex situations can arise in the marketing authorization of medicines and medical devices. They must also take into account specific regulations with regard to advertising, such as pharmaceutical advertising, making nutrition and health claims and favoritism. For our clients we assess advertising campaigns, such as advertisements, commercials, social media and websites. We also advise on the organization of meetings and events. We conduct proceedings in the field of civil and administrative law and are very experienced in conducting complaints procedures at Stichting CGR.

Silvie Wertwijn



Advertising by internet pharmacies – II

In 2017 and 2018, various fines were imposed by the Minister of Medical Care on the operator of this website (“Dokteronline”), located in CuraƧao, for (1) offering without a license so-called UR and UA medicines and advertising such medicines, as well as (2) selling medicines online to Dutch consumers, while it does not have the mandatory EU logo for the online sale of medicines.

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