Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is a leading commercial law firm with offices in the largest cities in Norway as well as in Singapore.

Our 180 lawyers provide assistance within all major business sectors, and build lasting relationships with our clients by combining thorough business understanding with top legal expertise.

High quality in all segments is the leading principle for our activity. We arrange for relevant and efficient communication and assistance to our clients by focusing on cooperation and availability.

We have the capacity of being specialized and at the same time versatile, and have the expertise to solve the most demanding issues and the largest assignments.

Life Sciences Practice

Simonsen Vogt Wiig assists a number of national and international companies within the area health and life sciences.

In a tight regulatory environment, the issues our clients face vary from regulatory questions such as the regulations concerning approval of medicines (marketing authorization), medical device imports and marketing as well as incident reporting and, more widely, the impact of the new Medical Device Regulation, through questions related to clinical studies, protection of IPR/patents, litigation, assistance and negotiation of R&D agreements and commercial contracts, product liability issues, assistance related to public procurement, competition law and M&A.

Our life science clients include big pharma, medical equipment manufacturers and distributors, producers of dietary supplement and the functional food industry, hospitals, government institutions, health tech and e-health companies to mention some. We also provide strategic assistance to biotech early stage and midcap companies.


  • Research & Development
  • Clinical trials
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Mergers & Acquisition
  • Licencing and commercialization of research results
  • Privacy protection and health research regulations
  • Marketing authorisations
  • Pricing and reimbursements
  • Marketing law
  • Competition law
  • Public procurement law
  • Product liability
  • Patient rights
  • Litigation

Listings & recommendations

  • "Clients praise Simonsen Vogt Wiig's solution-oriented and to-the-point team"
    Legal 500

  • "The team is unique in that they have a highly collaborative approach both towards their clients as well as towards their partner law firms abroad.

  • They show a high level of dedication, and an ability to quickly grasp the technical and commercial aspects of the case at hand"

  • "They also have a very good understanding of technology for the health sector and the possibilities in use of health data. This also means that they stand out in the areas of information security and privacy."

  • "Always available and easy to work with"
    Chambers and Partners on our TMT Practice


Simonsen Vogt Wiig cases in Biotech & Life Sciences

By Simonsen Vogt Wiig cases in Biotech & Life Sciences

Filipstad Brygge 1, Oslo, Norway

tel: +47 21 95 55 00
fax: +47 21 95 55 01
Biolegis contact:
Anders Thue

Anders Thue is one of the leading lawyers within Norwegian public procurement law, state aid and competition Law.

Our specialist Anders Thue is happy to meet you.

Hedda Baumann Heier has wide expertise within specialized fields of law.

Our specialist Hedda Baumann Heier is happy to meet you.

Nicholas Foss Barbantonis is an intellectual property and information technology legal specialist.

Our specialist Nicholas Foss Barbantonis is happy to meet you.

Rune Ljostad has wide experience in intellectual property law.

Our specialist Rune Ljostad is happy to meet you.