Dr. Köhne


Dr. Rainer Köhne

Lawyer Dr. Köhne studied law at the Trier University in Germany as well as at the Rijksuniversiteit Limburg in the Netherlands. He then completed his legal traineeship as junior lawyer, amongst others, at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer and at the Legal Service of the European Parliament in Luxembourg. After his graduation he wrote his doctoral thesis on a topic of European law at the Trier University.  Dr. Köhne has been admitted to practice law since 1995 and has focused on the healthcare sector for more than 20 years.

Dr. Köhne provides guidance and assistance to national and international companies at various stages of production and trade levels in any healthcare law issues, ranging from the product launch including the associated issues of delimitation, to the assistance in marketing authorization and registration procedures through to the following placing on the market. His practice areas in particular include:

  • advice on national and European marketing authorization procedures
  • fundamental issues arising from the national and European medicinal product law
  • advice and legal representation in drug advertising law matters
  • advice on regulatory objections.

In addition to his services as a legal adviser Dr. Köhne often works as a forensic expert – above all in competition law proceedings.

He is a member of the legal committee of the German Medicines Manufacturers’ Association (BAH Bonn).