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Dr Amanda Easey is a senior associate in the intellectual property team in London. She specialises in advising clients operating in technically complex fields, particularly in the life sciences sector.

Her work encompasses patent litigation, regulatory advice and freedom to operate opinions. Amanda also has experience in advising on a variety of related legal issues, including patent licensing and royalty disputes and drafting commercial agreements. She has represented clients in the Patents Court (a specialised division of the Business and Property Courts in England and Wales) and at appellate level.  

Amanda worked as a medical doctor before retraining as a solicitor at a multinational law firm in 2005. She worked at a specialist IP law firm for over 12 years before joining Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2022. Her medical background and experience have proved advantageous to many of her clients, particularly those interested in launching pharmaceutical and biosimilar medicines onto the UK and European markets. She has advised on patent issues in a diverse range of therapy areas, including ophthalmology, oncology, audiology, rheumatology and women’s health.

Recent work highlights

  • Representing a UK-based generic pharmaceutical company in legal proceedings in the Patents Court relating to early market access for a patented ophthalmology product.
  • Advising an international generic pharmaceutical company on obtaining a restricted label for a product designated as an orphan drug.
  • Advising numerous generic pharmaceutical companies on their launch strategy for the UK market, including patent design-around options and ‘clearing the way’.
  • Advising medical inventors working for the NHS on their position regarding NHS intellectual property policy.
  • Representing a European manufacturer and supplier of generic pharmaceutical products and their UK distributor in litigation to obtain damages for exclusion from the UK market following the grant of an interim injunction in a patent case.

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