Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products

Freeborn’s Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products Team understands the health and personal care products industry and has the legal expertise to assist in all aspects, in particular in litigation.

Freeborn’s Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products Team understands the health and personal care products industry and has the legal expertise to assist in all aspects, in particular in litigation.

Freeborn assists clients regulated by the Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission with all aspects of their businesses. In particular, Freeborn advises pharmaceutical and personal care products clients in disputes involving:

  • Patent Litigation
  • Hatch-Waxman Act Litigation
  • New Drug Applications (NDAs)
  • Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs)
  • 505(b)(2) Applications
  • Biologics and Biosimilars
  • Antitrust Matters and Concerns
  • Contracts, Licenses and Settlement Agreements
  • Covenants Not to Sue
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Advertising and Labeling
  • Lanham Act
  • Defamation/Libel
  • Modeling/Photography Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Licensing

Freeborn’s Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products attorneys have years of successful experience representing large and small pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care product companies.  Freeborn’s Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products attorneys draw on their experience, education and belief in efficient client centered strategies to help their clients achieve their goals. 

In 2020, Freeborn’s Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products practice was ranked by Patexia, an IP analytics company and global IP community that is a trusted resource known in the intellectual property space for its transparency and extensive research. Inclusion in the report, according to Patexia, means that Freeborn & Peters LLP is in the top 10 percentile of this category of ANDA litigation. Freeborn’s attorneys have backgrounds with advanced degrees in the biological and physicals sciences. The team also works with reliable and experienced experts and consultants, where appropriate to assist clients before and during litigation. 

Freeborn’s Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products attorneys have worked with personal care products companies relating to product advertising, claims of false advertising (including Made in USA claims); threatened class action litigation, distribution contracts, employment agreements, and more. The team is comprised of many capable attorneys who handle these matters.

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Freeborn & Peters’ Intellectual Property Practice Group Receives Patexia Recognition Within ANDA Intelligence Report

CHICAGOFreeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group has been recognized within the annual Pate

The Best Lawyers in America® Name Freeborn Attorneys “Best Lawyers” and “Ones to Watch” in 2021 Editions

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that 16 of the firm’s partners have been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most prestigious attorney referral publications. Additionally, 7 Freeborn Associates were included in Best Lawyer’s inaugural “Ones to Watch” edition.

Nellie Stoeckel Joins Freeborn’s Chicago Office as Associate in Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Nellie Stoeckel has joined the firm’s Chicago office as an associate in the Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups.

Freeborn Welcomes Christina Flatau, David Knapp and D. Richard Self as Litigation Associates

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Christina L. Flatau, David M. Knapp, and D. Richard Self have joined the firm as associates in the Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Flatau is based in the firm’s Tampa, Fla., office, Mr. Knapp is based in Freeborn’s Chicago office, and Mr. Self works from both the firm’s Springfield, Ill., and Chicago offices.

Law360 Profiles New Litigation and IP Partners Stephen Benson and Kimberly Beis

Stephen P. Benson and Kimberly A. Beis were interviewed by Law360 for the article “Freeborn Nabs Ex-Kattan Pharma Duo For Chicago IP Practice,” published Aug. 28, 2019.

Chicago Attorneys Stephen Benson and Kimberly Beis Join Freeborn’s Growing Litigation and Intellectual Property Practices

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce the continued growth of its Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups with the additions of Stephen P. Benson and Kimberly A. Beis as new Partners in the Chicago office.

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