Lawyer and Partner
Simmons & Simmons LLP
- Competence: Digital Health, Product Liability, Medical Device Law, MDR Implementation, Collaborations in the MedTech Sector, Outsourced Processes
- Markets: EU, Germany
Dr. Boris Handorn is a lawyer and partner at Simmons & Simmons LLP, an international law firm with offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He is member of the firm’s Healthcare & Life Sciences Group.
Dr. Handorn specialises in product liability as well as regulatory compliance in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. Together with the firm’s international team he advises clients comprehensively with regard to the contractual and regulatory implementation of digital health collaborations.
Dr. Handorn’s academic background is grounded in both law and industrial engineering. Inter alia, he is a visiting lecturer for medical device and pharmaceutical law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and member of the scientific advisory board of the Research Centre for Medical Device Law at the University Augsburg. He regularly publishes on product liability and medical device law.
“Digital health products and services that qualify as medical devices are subject to strict regulatory requirements. It is essential to work out how you will position your product or service and what might influence its qualification. An expert’s network can help to resolve regulatory and compliance challenges.”