Grames Cunningham



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Conan Grames and Kevin Cunningham

  • Harvard and Yale law degrees, Columbia MBA
  • Major law firm experience
  • Fortune 50 company in-house law experience
  • Head of global public company international law department
  • Over 40 years’ experience in life sciences
  • Traveled to and worked in over 50 countries
  • Supervised legal work for subsidiaries in over 70 countries
  • General Counsel at major trade association in Washington, DC
  • Public Affairs experience in global organizations
  • Experience in most types of business transactions
  • Fluent in Japanese and Spanish language and culture

Associates in All Key Disciplines:

  • Services as outside General Counsel to corporations – corporate strategy, structure, location.
  • General business planning, implementation of plans in full compliance with law.
  • Lawyers in all jurisdictions –
    • United States, the EU, Far East, Austral-Asia, and individual countries.
    • Specialists in intellectual property law: patents, trademarks, copyright, domain names, and life cycle management.
    • Specialists in health science law – worldwide.
    • Dispute resolution: mediation, arbitration, litigation, white-collar crime, corporate investigations.
  • Health sciences – pharmaceuticals, medical devices, nutritionals, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals — (United States, the EU, Asia Pacific):
    • law, clinical trials, regulation (FDA, EMA, etc.), product registration.
    • R&D, relations with CROs/CMOs.
    • formulary inclusion, pricing.
    • licensing, M&A, joint ventures, alliance management.
    • HR, public affairs.
    • GMP/GCP/GLP, plant construction.
    • marketing & sales.
  • Natural resources.
  • Other professionals –
    • business/plant location, plant construction.
    • Insurance.
    • accounting, audit, tax, corporate compliance, corporate investigations.
    • foreign investment, codes of conduct, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, public affairs.
    • investment banking, M&A.
    • human resources (hiring, severance, employee handbooks, etc.), personal & company security, crisis management.
    • longitudinal product evaluation, selection of: names, trademarks, trade dress.
  • Specialists in Japan, Latin America, Europe, Far East, Sub-continent, Austral-Asia, Middle East.


Global Capability:

  • Working with a broad range of business and professional Associates such in the disciplines listed above, GRAMES CUNNINGHAM & ASSOCIATES can provide services for investment and transactions in the United States and virtually any country outside the United States.