Area of focus

Product Litigation

When you sell or distribute products, news of a safety or liability issue in one country can spread everywhere, and fast. The fallout depends on the problem, of course, as much as on the way you react. One ill-judged step or comment could lead to a product recall or plunging share price. Because your reputation is tied to your products, you need contingencies for whatever goes wrong.

Plus, with consumers expecting more from companies they do business with and regulators piling pressure on companies to keep...

Representative experience

Global defense of global certification company against liability claims resulting from allegedly inappropriate certification of breast implant manufacturer P.I.P.

We provided advice to a multinational automotive company about a multimillion-Euro supply chain dispute, following a component failure in almost 100,000 vehicles.

Hogan Lovells “boasts the most comprehensive Global Practice” — Who’s Who Legal – Product Liability Defence 2015.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Over-the-air software updates for IoT devices present companies with product liability and safety opportunities — and challenges

Mobile devices within the Internet of Things (IoT) are continuously benefitting from rapid technological advancements. And once those devices are sold to consumers, over-the-air (OTA)...

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells named Who's Who Legal Firm of the Year 2018

London, 11 May 2018 – Hogan Lovells has been recognised as the Who’s Who Legal Firm of the Year for 2018. Hogan Lovells received the award at a dinner in London on the evening...

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Straight Talks: Innovations in product liability for autonomous and connected vehicles

The autonomous vehicle revolution has introduced an exciting array of innovations into the automobile industry. Groundbreaking technology has created ingenious ways to address mobility and...

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Product liability, safety, and compliance: What you should know before launching an innovative product

Before any new product is released into the market, companies should assess its product liability, safety, and compliance. But the launch of an innovative product presents a unique set of...

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Publications

Connected cars and autonomous vehicles: The evolving landscape of product liability, product safety, and product compliance

In this hoganlovells.com interview, Dr. Sebastian Polly talks about how connected cars and automated/autonomous vehicles (AV) will impact the concept of product liability. He also addresses ...

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International Product Liability Review – Issue 66

The International Product Liability Review provides quality updates and comment from around the world on legal developments in the field of product liability and product safety.

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