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, Arbitration, and Employment

“Leader in product liability, she is high class and a go-to for that area.”

Chambers Europe, 2021

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, North America, Asia Pacific, 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 advises clients on COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. In addition, she currently coordinates the worldwide defense of the largest product liability case in the medical sector, the PIP breast implant litigation. Ina works with clients to help them understand their shifting risk landscape, as technology disrupts their industries, and helps them to ensure they're maximizing the use of technology to mitigate those risks.

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. Ina is a member of our International Management Committee and is Global Managing Partner for Clients and Industries.

Awards and recognitions

2022

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

2022

Thought Leader in life sciences
Who's Who Legal

2021

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Germany)
Chambers Global

2021

Leading lawyer for life sciences
Chambers Europe

2021

Leading lawyer for dispute resolution: litigation
Chambers Europe

2021

Included for pharmaceuticals law, product liability litigation, arbitration and mediation, health care law and litigation law
Edition Best Lawyers™ in Germany

2020

Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year in Germany
Edition Best Lawyers™ in Germany

2018-2020

Acritas Star
Acritas Stars –Independently rated lawyers report

2018-2019

Dispute Resolution: Product Liability, Leading Individual
Legal 500 EMEA

2018-2019

Industry Focus: Healthcare and Life Sciences
Legal 500 EMEA

2018

Winner of the Women in Law 2018 Award
Lawyer Monthly

2017

Winner of the Client Choice award for Litigation
Client Choice

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

Supply Chain Support

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 40 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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