DRUGS AND COSMETICS LAWS

The firm has specialized in cases relating to Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, arising out of Misbranded, spurious drugs and drugs not of standard quality. The firm is an advisor to a number of Drugs and cosmetics companies in India. The firm is well versed with the Rules and Regulations of the Drug Authorities of various states and has the experience of having with dealt with them on a number of issues.

The firm has decades of experience in the field and has dealt with such cases at various high courts in matters such license suspension, cancellation, trade mark disputes, patent disputes etc. The firm is closely associated with the Industry Magazine namely “Medicare News” and has been associated with bringing out and dissemination of important aspects of drug laws for the benefit of Industry and the general public. The area which already have been dealt with are as follows:

  • Prosecution in Drug matters,
  • Sanction by the Controlling authorities,
  • Directors’ responsibilities,
  • Appointment of Drug inspectors,
  • Drugs not of standard quality,
  • Trade mark registration not compulsory,
  • Patent compulsory licensing,
  • Prosecution before shelf life expiry,
  • Cancellation and restoration of licenses,
  • Report of CDL available for challenge
  • Plea bargain
  • Police power to register FIR
  • Effect and affect of Indian Pharmacopeia and other such standards
  • Drug Price Control Orders and litigation arising out of the same.