Global Investor Forum Contact

Carine van den Brink

Lawyer & Partner, Axon Lawyers

Session

11:30 - 12:45
Start-up Pitches

Chair Investor Panel

Carine van den Brink combines 25 years 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, financing rounds and mergers and acquisitions. Carine guides her clients from the crib to their exit, including spinning out businesses from universities, obtaining financing (equity, loans, or subsidies), securing strategic partners, intellectual property exploitation, clinical development, market approval, and commercialisation.

Carine obtained a medical degree as well as a law degree. From 1990 until 1997 she worked for the Dutch law firm Stibbe and at the same time, held the office of registrar of the Dutch Medical Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal. After leaving Stibbe, she worked as corporate counsellor for Pharming, the first biotechnology company in The Netherlands. After having worked as senior legal counsel for a listed ICT company, she started her own life sciences law firm. Carine’s clients include well-known European biotech companies, knowledge institutes, academic hospitals, and venture capitalists.

Carine holds a unique position at the intersection of law and biotechnology. She lectures at Leiden University, AMC/VU Summerschool, BioBusiness Masterclass and is a member of the Take Off committee financing of early stage life sciences starters. Because of her wide experience and expertise, Carine frequently functions as jury member for life sciences venture awards.

Kees Been
Lysosomal Therapeutics Inc.

Erik van de Berg
AM-Pharma

René Bernards
Qameleon Therapeutics & NKI

Annelien Bredenoord
UMC Utrecht

Carine van den Brink
AXON Lawyers

Danielle Curfs
Chemelot InSciTe
Jenny Dankelman
TU Delft
Diederik Dippel
Erasmus MC

Cornelia van Duijn
Erasmus MC

Lude Franke
UMCG
Thibault Helleputte
DNAlytics
Mark van Houdenhoven
St. Maartenskliniek
Henk Joos
Flanders Bio
Peter de Keizer
Erasmus MC
Tim Knotnerus
AM-Pharma, PRIMER Professionals
Angus Livingstone
Oncode Institute
Travis McCready
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

Mirjam Mol
Pivot Park

Barend Mons
DTL & LUMC
Timothy Noël
Eindhoven University of Technology
Jacquelien Noordhoek
Dutch CF Foundation
Violet Petit-Steeghs
Athena Institute
Thomas Plochg
NPHF
Dirk Jan van der Pol
Ordina
Anne Portwich
LSP
Elisabeth van Rossum
Erasmus MC
André van de Sande
Xendo
Marlies Schijven
AMC
Hans Schikan
Topsector LSH
Hanneke Schuitemaker
Janssen Vaccines
Frits Schut
V.O. Patents & Trademarks
Marieke Schuurmans
UMC Utrecht
Jacob Seidell
VU
Agaath Sluijter
Medical Delta
Thijs Spigt
Erasmus MC
Marianne van der Steen
Maastricht University
Maarten Steinbuch
Eindhoven University of Technology
Onno van de Stolpe
Galapagos
Werner Verbiest
Janssen Diagnostics
Martine de Vries
LUMC

Edward van Wezel
BioGeneration Ventures

Jan van de Winkel
Genmab

Loek Winter
DC Klinieken

Hanneke Heeres
Health~Holland
Caroline Duterloo
Medical Delta
Paul Korte
Janssen
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