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Life Sciences

rutland ježek also provides full spectrum of legal support in the most dynamic and innovative sectors of the global economy, such as Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry, incl. healthcare welfare and Medical Technology. We assist our clients, both corporations and start-ups, in the field of biotechnology, pharmaceutical law, medical devices and medicinal products, cosmetics and natural health products. Within the course of our practice, we deal with Corporate, Commercial, Regulatory and IP law issues.



Ms. Monika Rutland heads the legal team which specializes on the negotiation of medical and pharmaceutical Joint Ventures and arrangement of Corporate and Commercial matters related to the Health care and Life Sciences:


  • Merger and acquisitions, Joint Ventures, spin-offs, commercial agreements, investment arrangements and strategic alliances primarily regarding medical devices of pharmaceutical, life science and medical technology companies
  • Licensing and License Agreements, Distribution Arrangements and technology transfers
  • Due Diligence of pharmaceutical and medical technology companies, healthcare providers and biotech start-ups
  • Litigation: product liability, medical malpractice


Our malpractice legal team further provides legal services to private foreign clients with respect to medical and surgical procedures conducted in the Czech Republic, in particular, plastic surgery, planned orthopaedic and eye surgery. At rutland ježek, we also counsel foreign clients in connection with seeking damages for injuries caused in the Czech Republic.



We exclusively advised a group of Czech and US scientists in a joint venture with MEDICEM, a well-known integrated group of biomedical companies focusing on research, development and the commercialization of innovative medical devices, for instance, artificial skin and eye lens. The deal of such nature and worth is very rare on Czech market. The whole process was overseen by our top biomedical specialists Ms. Monika Rutland and banking and finance expert Mr. Josef Otčenáček, who were supported by the team of associates.


rutland ježek also represents a well-known Czech medical devices company in respect to their US distribution agreements and JVs with foreign investors.