Ina Brock

Ina Brock

Partner, Munich

Email ina.brock@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 207

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupLitigation

"Ina Brock has a strong focus on product liability matters and frequently acts for medical technology companies on multi-jurisdictional claims relating to product defects. A client appreciates her ability to 'provide holistic answers'."

Chambers Europe, 2018

Ina Brock advises clients on how to stay in control of the most complex cross border litigation and crisis communication matters. She has successfully defended her clients in more than 500 German court cases on all levels. She has won cases in the German Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice. Additionally, Ina has navigated clients through the coordination of more than 60,000 claims in class actions and group litigation cases in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Ina is a European life sciences market leader and advises pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the areas of product liability and product compliance across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. As clinical trial and insurance claims arise, clients turn to Ina for her holistic advice. Through her extensive public relations experience, she understands how to protect a company's reputation in legal disputes. She currently coordinates the worldwide defense of the largest product liability case in the medical sector, the PIP breast implant litigation.

Ina regularly receives recognition from prominent legal directories as a key contact for Hogan Lovells, as well as a notable practitioner in the areas of product liability and life sciences. In 2017 Ina was the sole recipient of the Client Choice Award for 'Litigation' in Germany which recognizes outstanding excellence in client service. Ina is a member of our International Management Committee and is Global Managing Partner for Clients and Industries.

Awards and recognitions

2018

Leading lawyer for life sciences
Chambers Europe

2018

Leading lawyer for dispute resolution: litigation
Chambers Europe

2018

Thought Leader in life sciences
Who's Who Legal

2018

Acritas Star
Acritas Stars –Independently rated lawyers report

2017

Lawyer of the Year for healthcare in Bavaria/Germany
Edition Best Lawyers™ in Germany

2019

Thought Leader in life sciences and product liability defence
Global Elite, Who's Who Legal

Education and admissions

Education

Second State Exam in Law, Schleswig-Holstein/Hamburg, 1995

First State Exam in Law, LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 1993

Related Knowledge

3D Printing

Representative experience

Defending and coordinating the defence for a leading pharmaceutical company in more than 27 countries after the voluntary product withdrawal.

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

Advising a German DAX 30 company on an internal compliance investigation in more than 50 countries worldwide including criminal law charges.

Coordinating and defending litigation matters for a bioscience company regarding allegedly contaminated blood products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals.

Advising an international pharmaceutical company on claims of clinical trial subjects in China as well as on issues of clinical trial insurance.

Assisting one of the world's leading aerospace companies with the negotiation of settlements and litigation in connection with aviation accidents.

Representing a pharmaceuticals manufacturer in internal investigations on reported adverse events associated with a flu vaccine and defending claims.

Assisting a vaccines company with the defense against damage and information claims re a HPV vaccine and representing the client in court proceedings.

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