Lawyer

Dr. Christian Tillmanns Partner

Dr. Christian Tillmanns, founding partner of law firm Meisterernst, was born in Pasadena, USA, in 1972. He studied law at the universities of Gießen, Salzburg and Munich. Having worked as a trainee lawyer in the legal departments of two major research-based pharmaceutical companies and in the pharmaceutical law department of a major international law firm, Dr. Tillmanns further specialised in pharmaceutical law during his time in a Munich law firm specialized in advising pharmaceutical companies on issues of pharmaceutical and unfair competition law. He joined the Munich office of meyer // meisterernst in February 2008. In January 2012 he co-founded the law firm Meisterernst PartG mbB.

Dr. Tillmanns focusses on all questions of pharmaceutical law, in particular advertising for medicinal products and unfair competition law in general, including proceedings/litigation. His specialization especially includes:

  • Differentiation of pharmaceuticals/medical devices/foodstuffs/ cosmetics
  • Regulatory matters (e.g. approval of pharmaceuticals, conformity assessment procedures for medical devices, variations)
  • Advice on the development of pharmaceuticals and medical devices (clinical evaluation and investigation, non-interventional studies, R&D contracts, cooperation agreements)
  • Contracts, e.g. agreements on contract manufacturing, distribution and co-distribution
  • Advice on the manufacturing and labelling of packaging
  • Advice concerning collaboration between pharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals (compliance, industry codes, e.g. FSA Code of Conduct, AKG Code of Conduct)
  • Legal issues related to import and parallel trade of pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Issues of social law, e.g. reimbursement regulations under state health insurance (e.g. early benefit assessments/ AMNOG)

He also is specialised on the law relating to pharmacies, cosmetics and food.

Lectures, specialist contributions, publications, conference speaker

Dr. Tillmanns is lecturer for medical and pharmaceutical law at the Philipps-University of Marburg. He has authored numerous specialist contributions to legal literature in the field (e.g. "PharmaRecht", "Arzneimittel & Recht").

  • a co-author of "GRÖNING," the standard legal commentary on the law regulating advertising for medical products
  • a co-author of the WiKo legal commentary on medical device law
  • a member of the editorial advisory board of the specialist journal "Arzneimittel & Recht" (pharmaceuticals & law)
  • a member of the legal focus group of the German medical technology association (BVMed)

He also speaks regularly at industry-specific conferences and seminars. In the German JUVE-Handbook on GERMAN COMMERCIAL LAW FIRMS 2018/2019, Dr. Tillmanns is listed as a "frequently recommended lawyer" in the field of healthcare / life science. He is also listed in the Best Lawyers® - Handelsblatt-Ranking “Best Lawyers in Germany 2018” in the areas „healthcare law“, „pharmaceutical law“ and „dispute resolution“ as well as in the „FOCUS Special“ publication „Germany’s Top Lawyers 2018“ in „Healthcare and Pharmacy“.

He advises in German and English language.

Dr. Christian Tillmanns

Kontakt Kanzlei

Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Sophienstraße 5, 80333 München

Fon +49(0)89-1891745-0

Current Events

Next event Meisterernst

04.03.2020
München - Pharma Marketing Diplom 2020 in München
(FORUM)

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Übernächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

17.03.2020
Dortmund - Basiswissen LMIV und Pflichtkennzeichnung
(Akademie Fresenius)

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3. Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

18.03.2020
Dortmund - Rechtssichere Bewerbung von Lebensmitteln
(Akademie Fresenius)

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Job offer – Current

If you have already completed your legal training with the second state exam and are enthusiastic about the legal profession, we look forward to receiving your application.

We also offer the possibility of a study-accompanying internship, a job as a station trainee assistant or the free cooperation during the traineeship.

Current Events

Next event Meisterernst

04.03.2020
München - Pharma Marketing Diplom 2020 in München
(FORUM)

Further information » All events »

Übernächste Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

17.03.2020
Dortmund - Basiswissen LMIV und Pflichtkennzeichnung
(Akademie Fresenius)

Further information » All events »

3. Veranstaltung der Kanzlei Meisterernst

18.03.2020
Dortmund - Rechtssichere Bewerbung von Lebensmitteln
(Akademie Fresenius)

Further information » All events »

Job offer – Current

If you have already completed your legal training with the second state exam and are enthusiastic about the legal profession, we look forward to receiving your application.

We also offer the possibility of a study-accompanying internship, a job as a station trainee assistant or the free cooperation during the traineeship.

Cooperations

Our guiding principle „Thinking further“ also applies beyond the work we carry out our very selves. Through permanent cooperations and as part of different networks, our law firm and its lawyers are in constant contact and exchange with other experts.

Networks

Our lawyers inter alia engage in the following institutions:

Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR)
http://www.grur.org

Lebensmittelverband Deutschland e.V.
https://www.lebensmittelverband.de/

Arbeitskreis Nahrungsergänzungsmittel des BLL
http://www.bll.de

Rechtsausschuss des BLL
http://www.bll.de

Bundesverband der Arzneimittelhersteller e.V. (BAH)
https://www.bah-bonn.de

European Food Law Association (EFLA)
http://www.efla-aeda.org

Integritas Verein für lautere Heilmittelwerbung e.V.
http://www.integritas-hwg.de

Korrespondenten und Mitarbeiter des European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)
http://www.lexxion.de

Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Lebensmittelrecht e.V. (WGfL)
http://www.wgfl.de

Gesellschaf für Umweltrecht e.V. (GfU)
http://www.gesellschaft-fuer-umweltrecht.de

If need be, our permanent scientific cooperation partner RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH, supports us in complex scientific and regulatory matters. We also collaborate intensively with our colleagues from the law firm Belmont | Legal specialised in commercial and company law.

Whenever legal questions with an implication of foreign law occur, we provide multinational concepts in a time-and cost-effective way thanks to our trusted and straightforward cooperation with befriended foreign colleagues.

Beyond our work for clients, our lawyers also active members in a number of specialist associations and scientific institutions. Our clients profit from the insight and contacts gained from these activities.

RDA RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH
http://www.rda-science.com
Belmont-Legal Belmont | Legal
http://belmontlegal.de
RECHTSANWALTSKANZLEI DR. VERGHO und PARTNER mbB RECHTSANWALTSKANZLEI DR. VERGHO + PARTNER mbB
http://vergho-donaubauer.de/

In multinational scenarios we work closely together with specialised foreign colleagues and other independent experts. We are therefore able to provide specifically tailored concepts across broders and clarify legal issues with foreign implications early on.

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