Is it a good idea to sue my Notified Body? [Erik Vollebregt]
First of all, I am not encouraging anyone to sue anyone. This is only educative content to know what is possible and what is the best strategy to do it.
We will talk about the reason one company would sue its Notified Body and also about the good method and the bad method to do it. Some of the discussions are based on real-life experience. Anyway, one of the pieces of advice is to hire a lawyer specialized in Healthcare legislation so they can really understand how all this is working.
Long-life to Notified Bodies… !!!
Who is Erik Vollebregt?
Erik specializes in EU and national legal and regulatory issues relating to medical devices, including eHealth, mHealth, software, and protection of personal data. He is an expert in life sciences regulation at the EU and Dutch level, with a focus on contracts, regulatory litigation against competent authorities, and M&A.
Erik was initially trained as intellectual property and competition lawyer, starting his career at the Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission. He subsequently gained experience in contentious matters, commercial contracts, and transactional work at three large international law firms. He actively contributes to law and policy development at the national and EU levels via membership of specialized committees at branch associations and the European Commission.
Erik also works as an arbitrator in medical devices-related disputes and is regularly retained as an expert witness in foreign litigation. Erik worked and lived in Brussels and Stockholm for several years, and is fluent in Dutch, English, French, German, and Swedish.
Chambers Europe 2017: Erik is known for his specialism in regulatory work, which covers medical technology, devices, and products as well as biotechnology. Clients confirm his strong capabilities, with one saying “he stands out to me. Whenever I work with lawyers he has been the best, with a solid scientific background. He has the perfect combination of skills and experience.”
Who is Monir El Azzouzi?
Monir El Azzouzi is a Medical Device Expert specialized in Quality and Regulatory Affairs.
After working for many years with big Healthcare companies and particularly Johnson and Johnson, he decided to create EasyMedicalDevice.com to help people have a better understanding of the Medical Device Regulations all over the world.
He has now created the consulting firm Easy Medical Device GmbH and developed many ways to deliver knowledge through videos, podcasts, Online courses…
Links from the Video
- Erik Vollebregt Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erikvollebregt/
- Axon Lawyers: https://www.axonlawyers.com/
- Erik’s blog: https://www.axonlawyers.com/author/erikvollebregt/?archive