Covington & Burling (San Francisco)

James C. Snipes

Covington & Burling (San Francisco)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

James Snipes is senior counsel in the firm’s corporate practice and a former chair of the life sciences industry group. For the past twenty years, Mr. Snipes’s practice has focused on corporate and transactional matters for life sciences clients ranging from private, venture-backed biotech companies to multinational pharmaceutical companies. The focus of his practice is strategic collaborations and complex licensing transactions; acquisitions and divestitures; spin-outs; venture investments; and commercial agreements in the biopharmaceutical industry. Mr. Snipes’s international practice experience includes a stint as head of Covington’s corporate group in London and two years at one of Tokyo’s leading corporate law firms.

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James C. Snipes, Paul Claydon, Scott Cunningham, John D. Graubert, James J. O’Connell, Timothy Stratford The Chinese National Development & Reform Commission fines two pharmaceutical companies for abusing dominant position (Shandong Weifang Shuntong Pharmaceutical / Weifang Huaxin Medicine Trade)


China’s National Development & Reform Commission (“NDRC”) announced this week that it has fined two domestic pharmaceutical companies for monopolizing bulk sales of promethazine hydrochloride in violation of the country’s Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”). The decision, NDRC’s first AML action in the (...)

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