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Rafi Allos

Senior Associate


Allos Rafi
Rafi Allos

Senior Associate


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.

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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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Person wearing protective clothing and holding apparatus in science lab

Blog Post: 23 JULY 2021

Roche Diabetes Care Succeeds in UK Medtech Patent Dispute Against Insulet

In the latest UK medical technology (Medtech) patent decision Insulet v Roche Diabetes Care [2021] EWHC 1933 (Pat), Ms Pat Treacy (sitting as a judge of the High Court) held that (i) Roche Diabetes…

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Microscope with lights on

Blog Post: 12 MARCH 2021

Regulatory considerations for Covid-19 next generation vaccines

As next generation Covid-19 vaccine developers consider whether ethical and practical clinical efficacy trials can be conducted, they might consider whether vaccine efficacy can instead be inferred.…

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Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings), 2018

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2013 


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

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