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Rafi Allos

Senior Associate

London

Allos Rafi
Rafi Allos

Senior Associate

London

Rafi is a Senior Associate in the IP Litigation practice in London. Rafi specialises in contentious life sciences patents work and advising clients on regulatory issues in the life sciences sector. Rafi's patent litigation experience includes both representing clients in U.K. proceedings and assisting clients with multi-jurisdictional proceedings and preparation for potential litigation. Rafi’s life sciences regulatory experience involves advising pharmaceutical and biotech companies on various regulatory issues including data exclusivity issues, routes for obtaining marketing authorisations, biosimilars, the regulation of clinical trials, compassionate use programmes, paediatric rewards, SPCs, the Specific Mechanism, medical devices, borderline products and clinical trial transparency. In addition, Rafi has a particular interest in the impact of life sciences regulatory issues on patent litigation.

Rafi has spoken on life sciences regulatory matters at the Pharmaceutical Law Academy in Cambridge from 2014 to 2017. He has been recognised as a "rising star" in the Patents section of Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars 2017 to 2019, and, since 2017, as a Next Generation Lawyer / Rising Star in Legal 500 (Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology). Rafi was also awarded a European Rising Star Award in the Life Sciences and UK categories in the Euromoney LMG Europe Rising Star Awards 2019.

News & insights

Multiple test tubes and dropper

Blog Post: 01 OCTOBER 2021

EC consults on revision to pharmaceutical legislation

The European Commission has moved to the next phase in its evaluation of the current EU pharmaceutical legislation and the potential for its reform by opening a 12 week online public consultation.

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Green liquid being dropped into test tube

Blog Post: 30 SEPTEMBER 2021

Updated UK Laws on medical devices and clinical trials to diverge from EU regulatory framework

We have just witnessed the first moves by the United Kingdom government to diverge from the harmonised laws regulating medicines and medical devices that the UK inherited on leaving the European Union…

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Person wearing gloves experimenting using petri dish and red liquid

Blog Post: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Fibrogen v Akebia: Court of Appeal judgment on sufficiency of functional claims

The Court of Appeal (Birss LJ, Floyd LJ and Phillips LJ) handed down its judgment in Fibrogen v Akebia on 24 August 2021, overturning Arnold LJ (another Court of Appeal judge) on his judgment on…

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Multiple test tubes and dropper

Blog Post: 13 AUGUST 2021

EU Clinical Trial Regulation to Take Effect on 31 January 2022

The European Commission has announced that the Clinical Trials Regulation, already enacted in 2014, will take effect on 31 January 2022.

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings), 2018

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2013 

Academic

BA (First Class Hons), Jurisdprudence (Law), University of Oxford, 2009 

Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice (Distinction), University of Oxford, 2014 


Recognition