General information
Kasernenstrasse 43-45
40213 Duesseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia

Year founded:1999
Source of foundation:Subsidiary
Name of foundation source:CMS Hasche Sigle, Berlin
Corporate description / mission:
With more than 480 lawyers, patent attorneys, scientists and academics’ across CMS and the support of the Life Sciences Asia-Pacific Network (LAN), CMS understands the scientific and commercial as well as the legal imperatives affecting your life sciences & healthcare business. CMS works with and have established long-term relationships with the top 100 life sciences & healthcare companies in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, agriculture and food, including the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies and nine out of the top ten global medical device companies.
The company's experts, many of whom have worked in-house in your sector, have developed a shared capability in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and diagnostics. With active memberships in major industry associations such as the ABPI, ABHI, BIVDA, PAGB, EUCOMED and EFPIA, CMS aims to help shape the legal frameworks impacting the life sciences & healthcare sector. CMS regularly advises its clients on their day-to-day operational needs such as support with advertisement and promotion of medicine, public sector procurement, pricing and reimbursement, patent enforcement, commercial and clinical trial agreements as well as regulatory advice. Equally, when you need life sciences & healthcare specialist advice for strategic agreements, planning a corporate transaction or embarking on litigation (whether product liability or otherwise), CMS has a team that is well versed in the industry issues to help you.
State of ownership: Private / independent
Headquarters: HQ: No
Remarks on ownership / listings
CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS.
  • Professional Services and Consulting
  • Legal services
Business model:
  • Service company
Customer segments:
  • Other
Summary Products / Services / Technologies
Description of products:
The CMS Lifesciences Sector Group provides the following comprehensive range of services:

Pre-clinical and clinical research
Collaboration and licensing
Financing/M&A stock option schemes
Business restructuring
Strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions
Distribution and parallel import issues
Patent protection and enforcement
Branding, trade dress, advertising and labelling
Media issues
Personal data
Product liability and litigation
Health and safety
EC & competition/competition enforcement
Public sector tendering