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Tina Welter-Birk


Tina Welter-Birk

As a member of our highly regarded Life Science team, Tina Welter handles commercial and regulatory matters for clients in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devices industry. She advises national and international life sciences companies on all questions relating to pharmaceutical law, medical devices law and statutory health insurance. Tina assists her clients during the whole product life cycle, from the early stages of clinical trials, to advertising and reimbursement.

She also advises on compliance issues in dealing with healthcare professionals. Already focusing on social security law during her studies, Tina broadened her knowledge and experience as a legal trainee in the field of life sciences law: she worked for international law firms in Frankfurt in the areas of labour law and healthcare, and also assisted a Higher Social Court. Before Tina joined Hogan Lovells she was an academic assistant to the Chair of civil law, German and European commercial law and private insurance law at the Saarland University. Designated as member of the University's 'excellent female scientists' she especially dealt with questions of European economic, social and constitutional law.

Representative Experience

Assistance to an international pharmaceutical company in administrative proceedings concerning pharmacovigilance.

Advising an international pharmaceutical company on its obligation to publish clinical trial data.

Advice to a German company concerning healthcare insurance issues with regard to the acquisition of shares in a healthcare provider.

Advising a stents manufacturer on regulatory compliance issues concerning carrying out an international clinical trial.

A legal opinion on licensing an approval for a pharmaceutical and the IP related thereto.

Assisting a biopharmaceutical company with implementing and setting up its world-wide clinical trials.

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of the Saarland, 2008
  • First State Exam in Law, Saarland University, 2006
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