Pradnesh Warke is an Associate Partner at Link Legal in Mumbai with more than fourteen (14) years of legal field experience. He has studied his B.L.S LL. B degree from Government Law College, Mumbai and LLM Business Law from Mumbai University. He is a qualified attorney enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. He has previously worked with firms like AZB & Partners, Rajani & Associates and Dave Girish & Co.,

He is a competent and versatile legal professional focusing on the fields of Healthcare, Life Sciences and Agriculture in India. At Medtronic he was responsible as Senior Legal Counsel for India and Subcontinent which includes countries like India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Bhutan. He has been instrumental in setting up the Bangladesh Medtronic legal entity and many Strategic Business Models and Transactions.

Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Related Expertise

  • Anti-trust and Unfair Market Practices
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences New Business Models Advisory and Transactions.
  • Robotic Surgery and Emerging Technologies
  • Product Pricing and Liability Issues.
  • Public Private Partnerships and Swiss Challenge methodology.
  • FDA, DGCI a Regulatory Issues & Affairs
  • Digital Health and Data Privacy Issues for Patient Camps and Patient Apps.
  • Data Privacy advisory, trainings and compliance review for agreements, policies, and various other issues.
  • Employee and Distributor Ethics and Compliance Review, Training and Monitoring.
  • Policy drafting and updating with current changes in the laws for Ethics and Compliance, Data Protection and Privacy etc.,
  • Clinical Trials Issues, Advisory and Documentation
  • Marketing Compliance (UCPMP Code, Drugs and Magic Remedies, Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI))
  • Advisory, structuring and documentation related to bulk supply of products on revenue share models, logistic Solutions, growth solutions and manpower solutions structuring and documentation between companies and medical institutions or hospital chains.

Healthcare and Life Sciences Transaction Expertise

  • Strategic Investments in Medical Centers, Hospital Chains, Multi-specialty Centers
  • Capital Equipment investment and Revenue Share Models between Product Companies and
  • Revenue Sharing Models
  • Distributor Model and Supply Chain Solutions.
  • Investment in Start-ups Companies.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Capital Markets
LL. M (Business law) Mumbai University; B.L.S LL. B (Integrated 5 Year Course) Government Law College
Sep 17 2021
by Link Legal - dated 17th September 2021

Read the compendium “Overview of Laws & Regulations: Pharmaceutical Drugs & Vaccines Industry” authored by our Co-Managing Partner, Nusrat Hassan, and Associate Partner, Pradnesh Warke.

“India’s pharmaceutical sector forms a major component of the country’s foreign trade, with attractive avenues and opportunities for investors. India supplies affordable and low-cost generic drugs to millions of people across the globe and operates a significant number of United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) and World Health Organization (WHO) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)-compliant plants.”

Read the full compendium here.

Jul 28 2021
by Link Legal - dated 28th July 2021

Read the latest article “Overview of Laws & Regulations: Medical Device Industry” authored by our Co-Managing Partner, Nusrat Hassan and Associate Partner, Pradnesh Warke.

The Medical Device sector has shown an impressive growth rate in India for the past few years and has presented a significant opportunity for manufacturing to entrepreneurs. There are over 6,000 types of medical devices, including those used for diagnostics, therapy, imaging tools, and ultrasonic scans.

Read the full article here.

Jul 19 2021
by Link Legal - dated 19th July 2021

Read the latest update authored by our Associate Partner, Pradnesh Warke discussing the recent cap by NPPA on the trade margins of the six essential medical devices.

"From 709% to 70% - NPPA caps the trade margin for oxygen concentrator, pulse oximeter, blood pressure monitoring machine, nebulizer, digital thermometer and glucometer with an aim to make these medical devices affordable during the evolving situation of the covid pandemic."

Read the full update here.

Jun 18 2021
by Link Legal - dated 18th June 2021

Pradnesh Warke has joined as an Associate Partner in the Firm focusing on Healthcare, Life Sciences and Agriculture in Mumbai.

Pradnesh has extensive experience in healthcare medical device industry in areas of litigation, corporate advisory, strategic transactions, compliance advisory and other related activities. His addition will further strengthen the capability of the firm in supporting its Healthcare, Life Sciences and Agriculture sector clients.

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