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Welcome to Axon Lawyers

We are an Amsterdam based law firm with an international orientation. Our focus is on the legal and regulatory aspects of the life sciences sector. We offer over 30 years of experience, gained as attorney at law and in-house counsel. Axon is a founding member of the European Alliance of Life Sciences Law Firms.

We look forward to get to know you, and to provide you with the services you need.

Clients say about us on Chambers Europe 2017:
Axon is “extremely good at combining knowledge of legislation and applying it to the life sciences. They are extremely reasonable in their approach and they have a very good business understanding.”

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Axon Lawyers
Piet Heinkade 183
1019 HC Amsterdam

Chamber of Commerce

538446745

Latest articles

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New sort of applicable economic operators regulation: the Market Surveillance Regulation

Attentive attendees of my presentations will have remarked in my presentations about economic operators that essential parts of the general Goods Package were being amended and that this may affect companies in the medical devices space. I now present to you Regulation (EU) 1020/2019 of 20 June 2019 on market surveillance and compliance of products and […]

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Transparency vs. Confidentiality: EFSA’s new role as from March 2021

Last month, the European Council formally adopted the new Regulation on the transparency of the EU risk assessment in the food chain, which will be applicable as of 26 March 2021. As is in the name, the new provisions aim at increased transparency of EU risk assessment, which for a large deal means strengthening the […]

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€ 500 per data subject – a quantification of why GDPR matters

Clients often ask me why they should invest in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance so much. For medical devices and medicines regulatory compliance, they get it to an extent. Non-compliant devices carry risk of enforcement, which can lead to them being taken off the market. Devices off the market = collapse of cash flow […]

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Services

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R&D and License agreements

Research and development and license agreements are essential in the life sciences field. From experience we know that a poorly drafted and/or negotiated agreement can severely limit one’s freedom to operate at…

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Intellectual property

Intellectual property rights are at the core of the life sciences industry. They are the vehicle to build, maintain and expand your company and its freedom to operate. These rights must be…

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Events

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Presentations Motivation & Retention Seminar

Together with Loyens&Loeff we organised a seminar on Motivation & Retention. Please find below links to two of the presentations: Lisanne van Kouterik, attorney at law at Axon Lawyers: Motivation & Retention…

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Axon together with LoyensLoeff organize a seminar on Motivation and Retention Strategies

Keeping a successful team motivated and committed can be challenging. This seminar discusses different strategies and the consequences of those strategies in terms of taxation for the company. Click article for Invitation…

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Autumn College on EU Food Law

This year is the 4th edition of a 2-days seminar on two particular topics of EU Food Law, notably health claims and food information. Karin created this event, together with Lexxion, in…

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