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Ulf Grundmann is Partner of the Government Matters Practice Group, and focuses on regulations and compliance regarding the pharmaceutical, medical devices, cosmetic and food industries, and on litigation in the European Union. For more than 25 years, Ulf has advised clients through all stages of the product life cycle, including product development, trademark clearance, labeling, advertising and promotion, product launch, distribution, licensing and compliance in the EU. He also handles all kinds of litigation related to the products, the distribution, intellectual property rights, competition and advertising. This includes aspects related to parallel imports, protection against falsified products, recalls, and product end-of-life. He litigates matters before German and European courts, including the General Court and the Court of Justice of the EU.

Ulf counsels clients in the European Union on regulatory, unfair competition and compliance laws, and represents clients before national and European authorities, including the European Commission. He also works with life science companies on corporate and financial transactions.

As frequent author, speaker and moderator at life sciences and food conferences, Ulf also serves as a lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management as well as the DeutscheAnwaltsAkademie.

LMG Life Sciences EMEA 2022 named Ulf a "Parallel Import Lawyer of the Year". JUVE 2022/23 named him a "Leading Name" for pharmaceutical and medical devices law for the second year in a row. He has been recognized among Germany's leading lawyers for pharmaceuticals, medical devices and food law by publications such as JUVELegal 500, best lawyers and Who's Who Legal for many years.

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany (Admitted 1/9/1995; Reg. # 127327)

Winner of the Life Sciences category in Germany, an award based on client nominations


Client Choice Awards, 2022

Parallel Import Lawyer of the Year


LMG Life Sciences EMEA Awards 2022

"Leading Name" for Pharma- and Medical Devices Law


JUVE, 2020/21-2022/23

Recommended Lawyer for Healthcare and Life Sciences and Consumer Products and Food Law


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2022

Recognized one of Germany's Best Intellectual Property and Pharmaceuticals Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2022/23

Recommended for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products and Food Law


JUVE, 2014/15 - 2021/22

Recognized as National Leader for Life Sciences - Regulatory


Who's Who Legal, 2021

“first choice"; "very satisfied", "excellent trial lawyer"


JUVE, 2021/22, Quoting clients

"Reliable and excellent in terms of content"


JUVE, 2020/21, Quoting clients

"Very knowledgeable in life sciences and up to date on any developments on the market."


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Direct, agile, assertive and client-oriented.”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Highly experienced in pharmaceutical, competition, food, trademark and European law”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2020, Quoting clients

"Stands out for his market-leading expertise in compliance to EU regulations in the life sciences sector"


Who's Who Legal Germany, 2020

Named a "Life Sciences Star"


LMG Life Sciences Europe

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Recognition

Winner of the Life Sciences category in Germany, an award based on client nominations


Client Choice Awards, 2022

Parallel Import Lawyer of the Year


LMG Life Sciences EMEA Awards 2022

"Leading Name" for Pharma- and Medical Devices Law


JUVE, 2020/21-2022/23

Recommended Lawyer for Healthcare and Life Sciences and Consumer Products and Food Law


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2022

Recognized one of Germany's Best Intellectual Property and Pharmaceuticals Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2022/23

Recommended for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products and Food Law


JUVE, 2014/15 - 2021/22

Recognized as National Leader for Life Sciences - Regulatory


Who's Who Legal, 2021

“first choice"; "very satisfied", "excellent trial lawyer"


JUVE, 2021/22, Quoting clients

"Reliable and excellent in terms of content"


JUVE, 2020/21, Quoting clients

"Very knowledgeable in life sciences and up to date on any developments on the market."


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Direct, agile, assertive and client-oriented.”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Highly experienced in pharmaceutical, competition, food, trademark and European law”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2020, Quoting clients

"Stands out for his market-leading expertise in compliance to EU regulations in the life sciences sector"


Who's Who Legal Germany, 2020

Named a "Life Sciences Star"


LMG Life Sciences Europe

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October 13, 2022
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Credentials

Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany (Admitted 1/9/1995; Reg. # 127327)

Winner of the Life Sciences category in Germany, an award based on client nominations


Client Choice Awards, 2022

Parallel Import Lawyer of the Year


LMG Life Sciences EMEA Awards 2022

"Leading Name" for Pharma- and Medical Devices Law


JUVE, 2020/21-2022/23

Recommended Lawyer for Healthcare and Life Sciences and Consumer Products and Food Law


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2022

Recognized one of Germany's Best Intellectual Property and Pharmaceuticals Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2022/23

Recommended for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products and Food Law


JUVE, 2014/15 - 2021/22

Recognized as National Leader for Life Sciences - Regulatory


Who's Who Legal, 2021

“first choice"; "very satisfied", "excellent trial lawyer"


JUVE, 2021/22, Quoting clients

"Reliable and excellent in terms of content"


JUVE, 2020/21, Quoting clients

"Very knowledgeable in life sciences and up to date on any developments on the market."


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Direct, agile, assertive and client-oriented.”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Highly experienced in pharmaceutical, competition, food, trademark and European law”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2020, Quoting clients

"Stands out for his market-leading expertise in compliance to EU regulations in the life sciences sector"


Who's Who Legal Germany, 2020

Named a "Life Sciences Star"


LMG Life Sciences Europe

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Close

Recognition

Winner of the Life Sciences category in Germany, an award based on client nominations


Client Choice Awards, 2022

Parallel Import Lawyer of the Year


LMG Life Sciences EMEA Awards 2022

"Leading Name" for Pharma- and Medical Devices Law


JUVE, 2020/21-2022/23

Recommended Lawyer for Healthcare and Life Sciences and Consumer Products and Food Law


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2022

Recognized one of Germany's Best Intellectual Property and Pharmaceuticals Lawyers


Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, 2022/23

Recommended for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products and Food Law


JUVE, 2014/15 - 2021/22

Recognized as National Leader for Life Sciences - Regulatory


Who's Who Legal, 2021

“first choice"; "very satisfied", "excellent trial lawyer"


JUVE, 2021/22, Quoting clients

"Reliable and excellent in terms of content"


JUVE, 2020/21, Quoting clients

"Very knowledgeable in life sciences and up to date on any developments on the market."


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Direct, agile, assertive and client-oriented.”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, Quoting Clients

"Highly experienced in pharmaceutical, competition, food, trademark and European law”


Legal 500 Deutschland 2020, Quoting clients

"Stands out for his market-leading expertise in compliance to EU regulations in the life sciences sector"


Who's Who Legal Germany, 2020

Named a "Life Sciences Star"


LMG Life Sciences Europe