Haug Partners LLP Partner Michael Rafa Going In-House at Astellas Pharma


Haug Partners LLP congratulates partner Michael Rafa on his new in-house position for Astellas Pharma. Mr. Rafa will become Senior Vice President and head of IP Innovation and New Technologies for Astellas. Michael will be part of a team that will organize the current IP department into two new units: IP Legal and IP Innovation and New Technologies.

Although we will all sincerely miss having Mike as our partner at the firm, we are excited for Mike and know he will be very successful. “ Managing Partner, Ed Haug.

We wish Michael all the best in his future endeavors.

Haug Partners is a full-service law firm that provides integrated multidisciplinary legal services for technology companies. Through relationships with firms in Germany, China, Japan, and other key international markets, Haug Partners has the resources, technical expertise, legal acumen, and business judgment to consistently deliver optimal outcomes for clients.

Kyle Haug
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