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LEGAL ALLIANCE, founded in 1995, is today one of the leading Ukrainian law firms specializing in legal support to pharmaceutical companies doing business in Ukraine and CIS countries.

OUR CLIENTS represent the following industries: pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer goods, medicine, cosmetics, para-pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, agriculture and food products.

LEADING ASSOCIATIONS — AIPM Ukraine, APRaD as well as the EBA Healthcare Committee have chosen Legal Alliance as their legal advisor.

Andrii Gorbatenko

Specializations: Antitrust and Competition, Advertising and Promotion, Corporate and Commercial , Clinical Trials

gorbatenko@l-a.com.ua

Partner, Attorney-at-law

Education

  • Academy of Municipal Management
  • The College of Law, International Bar Association (IBA). Cross-border Merges and Acquisitions Course.

Throughout his career in Legal Alliance Company, Andrii Gorbatenko has rendered legal services under more than 1200 projects in the field of advertising, promotion, antitrust and competition law, as well as intellectual property issues for well-known pharmaceutical companies such as Boehringer Ingelheim, MSD, Novartis, Teva, Apotex, Jadran, Reckitt Benckiser, Berlin Chemie, Pfizer, Astellas, Takeda, Roche, GSK etc.

Mr. Gorbatenko has more than 50 publications in specialized and legal media, regularly participates as a speaker in the pharmaceutical events of different levels.

He is an author and moderator of training courses for marketing professionals of pharmaceutical companies “Advertising and promotion of medicinal products - an interactive analysis on real examples”, “The wolves are fed and the sheep are safe. How to distribute the samples with minimal risks for the pharmaceutical companies”, “Promotion of medicines in pharmacies: the permitted and forbidden”, “Interaction with medical representatives of pharmaceutical companies and pharmaceutical workers: how to take into account the anti-corruption legislation and regulatory restrictions”, etc.

Implemented Projects

  • Drafting of contract templates for clinical trials.
  • Leading pharmaceutical company’s interests protection in Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in the framework of investigation of distributors’ contracts.
  • Reorganization of international company, which distributes medicinal products to CIS countries.
  • Support of the establishment of customs license warehouse for medicinal products storage.
  • Development of corporate policy in competition field.
  • Legal support of projects on dissemination of medicinal products samples.
  • Conduct of legal due diligence of international pharmaceutical company representative office.
  • Legal support of project on development and conduct of promotional campaign related to large money prize drawing.
  • Adaptation of pharmaceutical company policies in accordance with law requirements of Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belorussia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
  • Drafting of contract template with medicinal products distributor;
  • Complex analysis of promotional and advertising materials for medicinal and cosmetics products.
  • Legal support of the development and conduct of patients’ support program for one of the leading pharmaceutical companies.
  • Advisory support on the conduct of post-marketing survey of medicinal product.
  • Conduct of mediation procedure aimed at the resolution of reciprocal claims regarding medicines promotion from two competing international pharmaceutical companies.
  • Pharmaceutical company’s interests protection in Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in the framework of investigation of the misleading advertising.
  • Drafts’ development and legal support of marketing agreements conclusion with pharmacies.
  • Advisory support on legal aspects of business model of contract manufacturing and supply of medicinal products to Ukrainian and CIS market.
  • Counteraction of competitors’ unfair promotional activities.
  • Obtainment of the AMCU conclusions in the form of advisory clarification regarding Ukrainian Competition Law compliance of the marketing agreements concluded with the pharmacies and pharmacy chains.

Admission to the Bar

  • Ukraine (2009)

Recognition

  • Recommended in competition and antitrust law, life sciences (life sciences law) according to The Best Lawyers™ in Ukraine 2020
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019 among the leading experts of Ukraine in the field of competition law
  • Noted among the leaders in antitrust by research "Client choice. TOP 100 best lawyers in Ukraine - 2018"
  • Named among top five Ukrainian lawyers practicing competition, advertising and promotion according to Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients

Membership

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Ukrainian Bar Association. In 2011-2015 - Head of Pharmaceutical Law Committee, Ukrainian Bar Association
  • European Business Association

Languages

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

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