Dr. Marc Oeben

Marc is a founding partner of NOVACOS and specializes in complex legal and regulatory advice in the healthcare and life sciences sector, in particular for pharmaceutical, medical device and cosmetic companies.

He advises clients from the healthcare and life sciences sector as well as investors on industry-specific regulatory matters. He is focusing on the establishment and implementation of compliance programs and advises on the cooperation with Healthcare professionals (HCPs), medical institutions, pharmacies and other healthcare providers. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in advising on product safety issues, including product recall strategies as well as the judicial and extrajudicial representation in product liability cases and general commercial litigation.

In the field of healthcare and life sciences, Marc is a „recommended lawyer“ by renowned international magazine The Legal 500 on a continued basis. The German JUVE handbook also lists Marc as an often recommended lawyer who is acknowledged as an „experienced, agile consultant” (according to competitors).

After qualifying in 2008, Marc worked for 6 years as a lawyer in the „Healthcare, Life Sciences & Chemicals“ industry group in an international law firm. In 2014, he joined the Group Legal & Compliance team of the specialty gases company Linde AG in Munich. As in-house lawyer he advised for nearly 1.5 years the German and global health care business of Linde on all legal matters. With his professional experience, Marc combines the perspective of both a consultant and an in-house lawyer in an international environment.

Marc is author of several publications and regularly acts as a speaker at seminars and events in the life sciences sector. Furthermore, he is  a member of the working group “Medical Device Vigilance” of the German Federal Association of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (BAH) and visiting lecturer at the University of Marburg for Pharma law.