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29 Oct 2018 Author : InfoPro Community Manager

Steer away from risk in the life sciences industry

Risks facing companies in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industry include ever-shifting regulatory pitfalls, threats to intellectual property and high-stakes disputes—from patent infringement lawsuits to healthcare litigation. Keeping abreast of changes can position you to help your clients or company thrive.

To meet the legal needs of healthcare providers, hospitals, big pharma and biotechnology companies, LexisNexis provides relevant cases, complex analysis, regulations, legislation, news and more—plus tools for staying on top of change.


Essential information for life sciences legal matters

The following tools and resources, available only from LexisNexis, are essential for legal work in bio-pharmaceuticals, medical devices, healthcare and other life sciences fields.


Lexis Advance® Practice Centers

Save time with targeted resources. LexisNexis® Practice Centers within Lexis Advance are one-stop industry resources for life sciences/pharmaceuticals, healthcare practitioners, patents and securities.

For example, the Patent Practice Center delivers easy-to-access top intellectual property (IP) sources, life sciences news and legal topics from across LexisNexis services—all from one page, so you can be confident you don’t miss a thing. Through Lexis Advance and the Patent Practice Center, you also can access trusted IP analytical titles including Baxter World Patent Law and Practice, Chisum on Patents, Milgrim on Trade Secrets® and the LexisNexis® Intellectual Property Law and Strategy Series.


Lexis Practice Advisor® Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Area

Gain practical guidance and helpful legal know-how resources—including practice notes, checklists and practitioner-drafted forms—to help you keep life sciences companies on track.


Law360® Life Sciences and Health sections

Get the latest life sciences news, views and deep analysis with Law360 Life Sciences and Law360 Health sections. Whether you are performing legal work for hospitals, medical supply manufacturers, high-tech medical equipment designers or pharmaceutical companies, this highly focused breaking news delivers top coverage of life sciences cases, legislation and competitors.


Lexis Medical Navigator® all-in-one medical and legal research tool

This integrated resource provides handy, interactive tools that allow you to conduct thorough, efficient medical litigation research and analysis to formulate a winning case strategy. In addition, access one of the largest, most comprehensive collections of verdict and settlement documents.


Mealey’s® Litigation Reports

Tap into timely, targeted life sciences reporting with Mealey’s Litigation Reports and case summaries (including links to key court documents). Pertinent reports include Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Copyright, Cyber Tech & E-Commerce, and Emerging Drugs and Devices.


LexisNexis® State Net® legislative and regulatory tracking

Receive timely notifications and access to the rules to ensure you stay compliant. State Net® provides customizable tracking and notification of legislative and regulatory intelligence for life sciences topics that range from biologics and healthcare to medical devices and electronic monitoring of controlled substances. Enter your parameters and search everything from a single service.


“I use Lexis Advance to research applicable areas of the law, issues that arise during the course of the workday, and for forms. It has saved me time in developing agreements and other documents.”*

—General Counsel, Medium Enterprise Healthcare Company

Source: TechValidate. TVID: 86B-F35-E34


Develop strategic insight using specialized tools

Are you involved in litigation such as defending product liabilities or medical malpractice claims? Hone your strategies with litigation data mined by Lex Machina® that reveals unanticipated insights into judges, companies, opposing counsel, parties and experts.

For additional litigation insight, LexisNexis® CourtLink® provides access to more than 223 million federal and state court documents. Convenient CourtLink® tools help you predict the behaviors of key players based on their prior performance. Plus, you can use CourtLink alerts to stay on top of litigation activity.


Gain more practical insight

  • Help manage workforce issues at life sciences companies by accessing LexisNexis employment-related content, and rely on real-world tips, forms and analysis from practicing attorneys through Lexis Practice Advisor Labor & Employment and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice areas.
  • Get insights on discrete areas with niche publications, including Health Care Reform: Law and Practice, Treatise on Health Care Law and AHLA® guides.


Additional information

View an informative life sciences industry flyer to learn more.

For more details, call 800-543-6862 or contact your LexisNexis representative.


*Testimonial in response to customer survey.


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