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Practice Focus

Sergei Lomakin specializes in a wide array of life sciences areas: pharmaceuticals, medical devices, healthcare, cell technologies, food, veterinary medicines and feeds. Sergei advises on research and development, regulatory, reimbursement, public procurement, advertising, liability, compliance and other issues important for life sciences businesses in Russia.

Representative Legal Matters
  • Worked as a counsel to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company on the Russian aspects of the post-acquisition integration following the global merger with Celgene.
  • Acted as a legal counsel in relation to the structuring of supplies of an innovative medicinal product into Russia and arranging of the contractual mechanism for free-of-charge transfer of the medication to patients.
  • Acted as a legal advisor to a multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer in connection with entering into an out-license manufacturing transaction with a third-party Russian manufacturing company.
  • Assisted in developing a new version of the IMEDA Code of Ethics.
  • Assisted several largest multinational pharmaceutical companies (by revenue) and a number of smaller pharmaceutical companies with various personal data compliance issues in Russia.
  • Assisted multinational pharmaceutical and medical devices companies with product localization projects in Russia.
  • Assisted several multinational pharmaceutical companies with issues arising from the state regulation of prices in Russia, analysis of innovative pricing models within public procurement (cost sharing, risk sharing) including from the competition law perspective and preparation of draft documentation.
  • Assisted several multinational pharmaceutical and medical devices companies on conducting a compliance due diligence on prospective business partners in Russia.
  • Advised several international pharmaceuticals, medical devices manufacturers and clinical research organisations on various regulatory issues relevant to the industry (structuring, organisation and conduct clinical trials of medicines, advertising of medicines, product registration).
  • Assisted multinational pharmaceutical companies in product acquisition transactions.
  • Novgorod State University, Law Degree with Honours, 2005
  • Cleveland-Marshal College of Law, LL.M., 2004