Tim is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology and Life Sciences groups, based in the Cambridge and London offices.

Mr. Worden regularly advises life sciences companies on licensing and partnering deals, R&D agreements, clinical trials agreements, distribution agreements, and a broad spectrum of regulatory matters. His expertise also includes advising on the IP and regulatory aspects of M&A transactions, IPOs and venture capital investments. Outside of the life sciences sector, Mr. Worden advises technology companies on their technology licensing and commercial agreements.

Mr. Worden’s life sciences regulatory expertise includes advising on a broad range of medicinal product and medical device regulatory issues. He also carries out regulatory investigations for clients in the sector, and assists clients with regulatory due diligence in connection with transactions.

Prior to joining Goodwin, he was a partner and co-head of the International Life Sciences Group at Taylor Wessing LLP. Mr. Worden was previously Legal Counsel and Company Secretary at Eli Lilly and Company Limited in the UK. He has a degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry) from Cambridge University.

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Over the last 15 years, Mr. Worden has advised numerous clients on licensing, transactional and regulatory matters in the life sciences sector.

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Mr. Worden has lectured for a number of years for University College London’s course IP Transactions: Law and Practice.


Mr. Worden was recognized by Chambers UK 2022 for his work in Life Sciences: Transactional. 

Mr. Worden is recognized by Managing IP as a 2021 IP Star for his excellence for his excellence across a variety of patent and transactional matters. 

Mr. Worden is ranked in Legal 500 UK as a leading individual in Cambridge for Life Sciences, Healthcare, Biotechnology, IP and IT and Telecoms.

Mr. Worden was also recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a Global Leader in:

  • Life Sciences - Regulatory 2020
  • Life Sciences - Transactional 2020

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