Company

Withers

Index

Life Sciences

Wealth & Investing

Location

London

Advice type

IP - Patents

Joint ventures

Legal - Commercial transactions

Asset Class

Alternative assets

Pharmaceuticals

Sector Focus

Drug Manufacturers

Medical Devices

Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

Customer Type

Solicitor

Sharmela Kalmer

Spear's Review

Senior associate Sharmela Kalmer works in both the intellectual property and technology teams at Withers. Before joining the firm in 2018, she worked at JAG Shaw Baker and other city law firms and was able to get first-hand corporate experience while working in-house at Sanofi and on secondment at Takeda, two multinational pharmaceutical companies.

Kalmer's client-base is mainly in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medtech sectors and includes research institutions, government organisations and charities. Her particular expertise is in negotiating licensing agreements and partnering transactions, but she also advises her clients on other types of agreements, regulation and compliance. A notable recent achievement was her work on the collaboration agreement between Parkinson’s UK and Sheffield University to create new treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

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