Janine Reudt-Demont is a life sciences and healthcare specialist at Niederer Kraft Frey. Her experience covers the regulation of all aspects of the medtech and pharmaceutical industry. Janine also counsels clients on questions of distribution, product liability and product safety laws, including recalls. In addition to her advisory expertise, she regularly represents clients in court proceedings, arbitration, mediation and before administrative bodies.


Janine Reudt-Demont has extensive experience in handling product recalls and in advising as well as defending companies against product liability claims, including representation before state courts. Janine is also very experienced in counseling companies of all industries on questions of supply and distribution, particularly with regard to the payment of a termination compensation.

Janine’s experience includes:

  • Counsel to Astellas Pharma AG in several compliance and regulatory matters

  • Counsel to and representation of a major Swiss-based pharma and medtech company in its voluntary recall of medical devices

  • Counsel to and representation of a major Swiss-based medtech company in handling product liability claims

  • Counsel to a major worldwide-operating manufacturer of batteries and flashlights in its termination of a distribution contract with its Swiss-based dealer

  • Counsel to a US-based company in its plans to invest into the manufacture and distribution of CBD-products and medical cannabis in Switzerland

  • Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA), Vice-President of the AIJA T.R.A.D.E. Commission (Trade, Retail, Agency, Distribution, E-Commerce)
  • ASA below 40
  • International Distribution Institute (IDI)
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association

Market Perception

  • showcases an impressive depth of knowledge in a very complex field

    Who's Who Legal 2021: Life Sciences - Regulatory
  • ability to sort through a complicated regulatory environment and develop practical solutions

    Who's Who Legal 2021: Life Sciences - Regulatory

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