Dr. Milind Antani

Professional Biography

Dr. Milind Antani, a renowned surgeon turned lawyer, leads the Pharma & Healthcare practice at multi-skilled, research-based international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates where he represents high net-worth clients in matters allied to JVs, M&As, VC and Private Equity investments, Collaborations, Regulatory advice, IP, Licensing and Commercialization. He also leads the Social Sector Practice and represents various global and national foundations in India. He continues as an active participant in helping frame national policies on key impact areas, within the medical field.

He has authored and co-authored numerous articles and prestigious publications related to the Pharma and Healthcare industry. Various national as well as international publications such as Digital Health Legal, a Cecil Media Publication in UK continue to reach out to Dr. Antani for insights and have carried his word. A regular speaker at various prominent forums on Pharma, Medical Devices, Med-Tech & eHealth, Biotech, IP, Clinical trials, Healthcare, CSR and Social Impact investments, he is also a visiting faculty at premier institutions in Mumbai and Gujarat including the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA).

Dr. Antani has co-authored the magnum opus “Contract Research and Manufacturing Services (CRAMS) in India: The Business, Legal, Regulatory and Tax Environment in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Sectors, a Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomedicine and Indian Pharma and Life Science Industry- Legal and Tax Framework published by CCH, A Walter Kluwer business.

Dr. Antani is a firm believer in the adage, “Soft Skills are the Hard Skills,” by Amy Edmondson, professor of leadership and management at Harvard Business School and to this extent is a certified Soft Skills trainer. He has also successfully completed a certificate course in professional services marketing from Harvard. A voracious reader, given his love for assimilating knowledge across fields and varied thought pools, he pegs ‘Jonathan Livingstone Seagull’ by Richard Bach, ‘See you at the Top’ by Zig Ziglar and ‘Na-Hanyate’ by Maitreyi Devi as his favorites.

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