Peter von Czettritz

Attorney at law (Rechtsanwalt, admitted to the bar 1988), Partner


Apprenticeship in banking, studies of law and political sciences at Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Université Aix-Marseille III, Aix en Provence, and at the German University of Administrative Sciences of Speyer.

Practice areas

Peter von Czettritz specialises on advising and representing national and international pharmaceutical enterprises and medical devices enterprises in all sectors of Drug Law (AMG), Law on Advertising in the Health Care System (HWG), Medical Devices Law (MPG), Patent Law and Competition Law and in certain areas of Food Law and Cosmetics. In addition, he focuses on handling marketing authorisation proceedings relating to the Drug Law and certification proceedings relating to the Medical Devices Law (Regulatory Affairs) as well as in the field of product liability and compliance. With more than 20 years‘ experience in the conduct of third-party opposition proceedings related to drug approval both in Germany and in Europe, he has extensive practical knowledge in this special field.

Peter von Czettritz is the author of a variety of specialised publications and is a regular speaker on all topics of pharma law. He is a member of the legal committee of the Bundesverband der Arzneimittelhersteller (BAH) (German Medicines Manufacturers’ Association), of the BPI – committee material medical devices and of the "Medical Devices Law" network of the Bundesverbandes Medizintechnologie (BVMed) (German Medical Technology Association). Peter von Czettritz is a publisher of the magazine PharmaRecht which appears in C.H.Beck and PMI-Verlag as well as a publisher of the magazine MedizinProdukteRecht appearing at Nomos Verlag. In 2001 he was awarded the PharmaRecht prize.

Peter von Czettritz is a lecturer at the University of Augsburg (Drug Regulatory Affairs) and at the Philipps-Universität Marburg (Pharmaceutical law).


Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright)
Mitteleuropäische Gesellschaft für Regulatory Affairs e. V. (MEGRA) (Middle-European Society for Regulatory Affairs)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Regulatory Affairs e. V. (DGRA) (German Society for Regulatory Affairs)
Gesellschaft für Recht und Politik im Gesundheitswesen (GRPG) (Society for Legal and Political Affairs in the Health Care Sector)

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