Tobias Maier

Tobias Maier

Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
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Tobias Maier is a partner in the Munich office and head of the commercial group at Eversheds Sutherland (Germany). He also co-heads the health and life sciences group.

Tobias advises German and international clients in the area of intellectual property (IP) and commercial contracts (including in relation to research and development (R&D), technology transfer, licensing and distribution). He advises his clients in the field of copyright, unfair competition, trade secrets and media law as well as reputation management. His clients are mainly from the life sciences, chemical, automotive, retail, media and consumer goods sectors.

Tobias’s contentious IP practice includes IP litigation with a focus on preliminary injunction proceedings and the protection and enforcement of clients’ IP rights. His non-contentious IP work includes advising clients on commercial contracts relating to the creation, commercialisation and exploitation of IP rights.

As global co-head of the firm’s health and life sciences group, he also focuses on advising national and international companies from the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devices industries. In this context, Tobias advises on clinical trials, technology agreements, R&D, licensing, contract research, IP collaborations and market entry. He has a deep understanding of the regulatory requirements in this sector and also deals with healthcare compliance issues.

Tobias is recommended for healthcare law by The Legal 500: Germany and Wirtschaftswoche. In addition, he is recognised by Wirtschaftswoche as a top lawyer in IP law.

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