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Dr. Jens Wagner

Rechtsanwalt | Global Co-Head of Life Sciences & Healthcare Group, CMS

CMS Hasche Sigle
Stadthausbrücke 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Languages German, English

With long-standing experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and food supplements sectors, Jens Wagner provides comprehensive advisory and litigation services to life science companies. He also assists companies in various industries with IP matters. Alongside trademark, patent and licensing cases, his clients regularly instruct him with regulatory and compliance mandates. Business development transactions and agreements as well as liability and IP litigation are also important practice areas.

Jens joined one of the CMS predecessor firms in 1994 and has been a CMS partner since 1998. He worked with Thacher, Albrecht & Ratcliffe in San Francisco in 1993 and was seconded to CMS in London in 2000.

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"extremely skilled in international contexts"

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2015 (GCLF)

"hard yet likeable opponent" (competitor)

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2015 (GCLF)

„ist ‘lösungsorientiert und berücksichtigt wirtschaftliche Zielsetzungen und Aspekte’“

The Legal 500 Deutschland, 2014/2015

"He is described as ‘very solution-oriented’ and is recommended for his ‘around-the-clock availability and responsiveness’."

Chambers Europe 2015

"opponent to be taken seriously, very personable"

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2014 (GCLF)

"rare combination of competence, unpretentious demeanor and excellent collaboration" (competitors)

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2014 (GCLF)


  • 1995: PhD (Dr. jur.)
  • 1994: Admitted as a lawyer
  • Law studies in Hanover and Hamburg
  • Trained as a banker
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  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Guest member of GRUR’s expert committee for pharmaceutical and food law
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  • Pick and mix - Choosing between European and German customs actions, Copyright World 2006, p. 15 ff
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