Dr. Rüdiger Herrmann


Dr. Rüdiger Herrmann


Frankfurt | Tower 185, Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37, Frankfurt 60327
+49 69 7706194234 | +49 69 77 06 19 19

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Dr. Rüdiger Herrmann assists national and international clients in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors in mergers and acquisitions, collaborations, licensing agreements, initial public offerings, private equity transactions and venture capital transactions, and intellectual property matters. He has a particularly strong background in dealing with life science matters in Europe, China and Taiwan.

Dr. Herrmann is consistently ranked as a leading attorney in such directories as JUVE, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, PLC Cross Border Life Science Handbook and Who’s Who Legal Germany. LMG Life Sciences Europe 2014 names him as a "Life Sciences Star" for his outstanding work in the industry. Who's Who Legal Germany 2017 recognizes Dr. Herrmann as an expert in the category life sciences. He is described as "helpful and quick" and particularly knowledgeable in licensing agreements and other major commercial collaborations between clients in the life sciences area by Chambers Europe 2014 which also recommended Dr. Herrmann in its following editions, highlighting his "corporate and commercial Expertise" and his "skills in managing negotiations" (2015).

Dr. Herrmann is an international speaker on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, private equity and M&A topics, having lectured at Bio International, Bio Europe, Bio Equity, and the Venture Capital forum in London, among other conferences.

Prior to joining Dechert, Dr. Herrmann was a partner in the corporate and transactional practice of another international law firm.

  • Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, LL.M., 1993
  • Universität Hagen, Ph.D., Corporate Law, 1995
  • Germany
  • German
  • French
  • English

Co-chair, Terralex Hi-Tech and Venture Capital Practice Group
Biotechnology Board Member, German Association for Pharmaceutical Industry e. V. (BPI)
German Stock Exchange Committee on Life Sciences
German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law
German-French Lawyers’ Association
German-American Lawyers’ Association
German Lawyers’ Association