Partner at Osborne Clarke
Tim Reinhard focuses mainly on clients in the life sciences sector, including pharma, biotech and medtech companies. He also works with technology companies with a focus in digitalisation. He advises clients on strategic patent and product lifecycle matters and on patent litigation cases, including nullity proceedings. He represents clients before the specialised patent courts in Munich, Mannheim, Dusseldorf and Hamburg, as well as before the Federal Patent Court. Dr Reinhard is very experienced in coordinating and supporting cross-border litigation cases. In connection with strategic patent advice, he supports clients with the negotiation and drafting of licence agreements and R&D projects, including clinical trial agreements.
Dr Reinhard further advises clients in connection with the development and implementation of employee invention remuneration systems.
As a trained commercial mediator, he supports his clients in mediation proceedings and is regularly called upon as a commercial mediator in technology and IP-related cases.
Dr Reinhard studied in Würzburg and obtained a doctorate there in the area of intellectual property. He qualified as a lawyer in 1996. He worked for an international law firm in New York in 2000-2001 and joined Osborne Clarke in 2005. He is the author of several legal publications and also lectures on a regular basis.