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Welcome to the website of Axon Lawyers, 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. We are familiar with the needs of small and large companies, both privately and publicly funded. Axon is a founding member of the European Alliance of Life Sciences Law Firms.

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Wearables Seminar Presentations

A lot of people turned up at this seminar on wearables and the regulatory, legal and commerical aspects. In case you were not able to make it, please find the presentations below:…

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Vulnerability disclosure: ENISA’s guide and the Dutch approach

Huge numbers of cyber attacks exploit vulnerabilities in computer-based systems and yet vulnerability disclosure is not a straightforward matter, as the discoverer of a vulnerability could face legal risk if they report…

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Axon Seminar on Wearables 20 April

The seminar addresses current and future legal and regulatory developments relevant to the health related wearables industry, especially medical devices regulation and protection of personal data. It will address market access requirements and give practical how-to guidance on how to design and CE mark a compliant wearable and related software.

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Financing

Companies in the biotech industry are highly dependent on funding in the form of equity, loans, and subsidies. Axon Lawyers has assisted many biotech companies in this field. Our advice comprises: Strategic…

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Compliance

The compliance stakes that a company may face in the life sciences field are high, multifaceted and international. They may delay or hamper commercial transactions and put the company at risk. Axon…

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Events

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Axon Seminar on Alternative Sources of Protein

Wednesday 25 November Axon organizes a seminar with the focus on the economical, societal and commercial impact of alternative sources of protein and on its legal implications. Program & Invitation

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Axon Seminar In Vitro Diagnostics Wednesday 12 September 2012

Bringing an in vitro diagnostic product to the market is challenging and complex. Rules at the EU and national level are constantly changing, while regulatory policy is developing to get to grips…

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Axon Seminar Cell-based Therapies Wednesday 18 April 2012

The seminar addressed current and future EU legal and regulatory developments relevant to cell-based therapies. In particular, the seminar focused on how to choose and support the right regulatory pathway for a…

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