Carine van den Brink

Attorney at law & Partner, AXON Lawyers
Carine van den Brink combines a wealth of legal experience in life sciences with a medical background and in-depth knowledge of the biotech and technology markets. She specialises in intellectual property licensing, research and development driven contracts, pharmaceutical contracts and corporate law. She lectures at Leiden University and the HollandBIO BioBusiness Masterclass. Carine frequently functions as jury member for life sciences venture awards and is a member of the Take Off Committee and a member of the board of HollandBio.

Axon Lawyers is a dedicated Life Sciences law firm. From medical devices and diagnostics to pharmaceuticals, from medical apps to novel foods and biobased economy – we understand the market and risks, we know the science and we deploy our legal expertise to serve the strategic and business needs of our clients.
Since the start of the Innovation for Health in 2014, Axon has awarded the AXON Innovation for Health Award for the most promising innovative starter in the life sciences. Previous winners are Synnafix, Tide Microfluidics and Haermonics. Axon Lawyers is founding member of the Alliance of European Life Sciences Law Firms, which is a strong and expending network of equally specialized firms in Europe.


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