Sophie Pele

Dechert (Paris)
Lawyer (Partner)

Sophie Pelé, a national partner in Dechert’s Paris office, specializes in life sciences regulatory matters including public law and litigation. Noted for her “strong regulatory expertise” by Legal 500 EMEA and author of The Life Sciences Law Review - France Chapter, Ms. Pelé has substantial experience in clinical trial, development, manufacturing or promotion agreements, licensing and distribution schemes, but also in market access transparency, lifecycle management, as well as public procurement at hospital. Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Pelé served as a senior associate in the competition and regulatory department of another international law firm. Her previous experience also includes working at another leading law firm in life sciences in Paris.

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Norton Rose Fulbright (Paris)
Magenta (Paris)
Dechert (Paris)
Dechert (Paris)
Dechert (Paris)

Articles

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Marion Provost, Mélanie Thill-Tayara, Simon Hetsch, Sophie Pele The EU General Court annuls a decision of the Commission for wrongly qualifying agreements as "pay for delay" and improperly qualifying an abuse of dominance, thus reducing the fine imposed on a pharmaceutical company (Servier)

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On 12 December 2018, the General Court (“Court”) partially annulled the European Commission’s decision of 9 July 2014 in the Servier case and consequently reduced Servier’s fine by more than 30%, from €330.99 million to €228.32 million. After the Lundbeck judgment of 8 September 2016, this second (...)

Michel Pflieger, Sophie Pele The French administrative Supreme Court transfers the litigation relating to decisions made by the Competition Authority on the protection of trade secrets to administrative courts (Syndicat national des fabricants d’isolants en laines minérales manufacturées)

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In a judgment dated October 10, 2014, the French administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d’Etat) ordered the Prime Minister to repeal in part article R. 464-29 of the Commercial Code. The decision transferred de facto a part of the litigation relating to the decisions made by the chief case (...)

Lolita Berthol-Balladur, Sophie Pele The Paris Court of Appeal reduces by almost 99 percent the penalty imposed by the French Competition Authority on a manufacturer for prohibiting the sale of its products online to the members of its selective distribution network (Bang & Olufsen)

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In its judgment of March 13, 2014, the Paris Court of appeal (Court of Appeal) reduced by almost 99 per cent the penalty imposed by the French Competition Authority (FCA) on Bang & Olufsen (B&O) in its decision of December 12, 2012 (Decision) for having, since 2001, prohibited the (...)

Lolita Berthol-Balladur, Sophie Pele The Paris Court of Appeal rules on the communication by the Competition Authority of documents held in its own file to a civil court before which a victim of alleged anticompetitive practices had brought a private enforcement claim (Ma liste de courses)

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In its judgment dated November 20, 2013, the Paris Court of appeal (the Court of Appeal) ruled on the communication by the French Competition Authority (the FCA) of documents held in its own file to a civil court before which a victim of alleged anticompetitive practices had brought a private (...)

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