With a career that encompasses legal experience in both Munich and New York, Tim combines skills as a commercial mediator with expertise in biotechnology and medtech.

Today, Tim heads up Osborne Clarke’s German life sciences and healthcare group, advising national and international pharmaceutical, biotech and medtech companies clients in IP-related issues and regulatory matters.

He also provides legal guidance in the process of product development, including the negotiation of clinical trial, licensing and R&D agreements. And while technology plays an ever-growing role in the sector, Tim advises his clients in all legal aspects connected with the provision of digital healthcare offerings, such as digital applications, telemedicine and online pharmacies.

Alongside his advisory services, he represents his life sciences clients in litigation, primarily in patent infringement and competition law proceedings, also focusing on employee invention law.

As a trained commercial mediator, Tim supports his clients in mediation proceedings and is regularly called upon as a commercial mediator in IP-related disputes in the life sciences and healthcare sector.

He studied in Würzburg and obtained a doctorate in the area of intellectual property law before qualifying as a lawyer in 1996. Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in 2005, Tim held roles with an international law firm in Munich and New York.