Magazine Article | March 6, 2011

Drug And Device Heists: New Risks And Risk Mgt. Plans

Source: Life Science Leader

By Kevin Quinley, Berkley Life Sciences

The Thomas Crown Affair is a popular heist film — so much so that it has been made twice. In the movie, the object of theft is a Monet painting valued at $100M. While art thefts appear both in cinema and in real life, pharmaceutical and medical device theft may now rival art thefts in frequency. Cargo theft threatens the integrity of pharma and biotech supply chains. While product liability lawsuits against drugs make headlines, other, more prosaic perils abound. Some of these intrude well before the products ever reach their intended end users.

Used with permission from Life Science Leader magazine.