Dr. Cord Willhöft, LL.M. (KCL) | Fieldfisher
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My main areas of practice
My regulatory expertise covers the placing on the market of medical devices and medicinal products, including clinical evaluation and testing, conformity assessment procedures and authorisation, making available on the market, MDR compliance of economic operators, as well as the representation of companies' interests vis-à-vis authorities and courts.

The area of Healthcare Compliance includes the legally compliant design of cooperation with healthcare professionals and patient organisations, as well as product-related sales promotion.

I am a leading expert in the area of SHI reimbursement of medical devices in the outpatient and inpatient service area of SHI.

In particular, we advise companies on medical device method assessment procedures (§ 137h SGB V) and testing procedures (§ 137e SGB V).

We have advised numerous (US) companies on the implementation of MDR requirements, including ZOLL Medical Co, Asahi Kasei Medical, Starkey, Galvanize Therapeutics, Pulmonx, Saluda Medical, Procept, Corvia Medical, Route 92, Intersect ENT and ResMed.

I advise my clients in German and English.

JUVE and Legal 500

I regularly publish in relevant journals and am, among other things, co-author of the medical devices law commentary Lücker/Baumann. 

Personal engagement
I am a regular speaker, give trainings in companies and am also involved in local sports clubs (Münchener Ruderclub von 1880).

What others say…

experienced and uncomplicated, a good strategist. Proven expert in healthcare law with extensive detailed knowledge.Very practice-orientated and excellently networked.

JUVE 2018/19

Cord Willhöft: Proven expert in the life sciences sector; experienced, precise, pragmatic.

Legal 500 - 2024

acknowledged expert for life science companies

Juve 2018/2019

excellent network

Juve 2018/2019

very experienced and good strategist

Juve 2018/2019

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