Phil­ipp Reusch

Attorney at law
Head of Regulatory Affairs & Market Measures

Lecturer for product liability and product safety at RWTH Aachen

Phil­ipp Reusch


  • Expert in the area of pro­duct lia­bi­li­ty, pro­duct safe­ty and recall management
  • Expert in the area of inter­na­tio­nal pro­duct lia­bi­li­ty law
  • Expert in the field of pro­cess management
  • Expert in the field of arti­fi­ci­al intelligence


  • Qua­li­fi­ca­ti­on as a clerk in industry
  • Stu­dies in law and economics
  • Att­or­ney in a law office cate­ring to small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Foun­der of reuschlaw

Cur­rent Pro­jects (sel­ec­tion)

  • Pro­duct lia­bi­li­ty loss: repre­sen­ta­ti­on of a 1st-tier sup­pli­er against the OEM
  • Pro­duct lia­bi­li­ty: world­wi­de hand­ling of a recall in the medi­cal devices industry
  • Pro­duct lia­bi­li­ty: world­wi­de hand­ling of a con­su­mer goods recall
  • Pro­duct safe­ty law: pro­cee­dings against seve­ral Euro­pean aut­ho­ri­ties fol­lo­wing a ban on mar­ke­ting activities
  • Estab­lish­ment of a pro­duct com­pli­ance manage­ment sys­tem for a glo­bal manu­fac­tu­rer of indus­tri­al components

Latest News

Publications (selection)

  • Publication (co authors Gast, T; Hüning, A.) 'Die neue EU-Maschinenverordnung', 1st edition, 2023, publisher: Vogel Communications Group GmbH & Co. KG: Wuerzburg
  • Interview with "brand eins /thema Wirtschaftskanzleien 2021 - 'Recht so?'", 05/2021, beginning on page 62: "Dein Server, mein Server?", publisher: brand eins Medien AG: Hamburg
  • Product liability in 'Rechtshandbuch', "Künstliche Intelligenz und Maschinelles Lernen" edited by Markus Kaulartz and Tom Braegelmann
  • Online article at 'Tagesspiegel Background', 03.06.2020: "KI-Hersteller und -Betreiber: Ihr haftet bald!", publisher: Der Tagesspiegel GmbH: Berlin
  • Article in 'Compliance Berater', magazine 05/2021, beginning on p. 144, "Produkt-Compliance – Entwicklungen und Ausblick", publisher: dfv Mediengruppe: Frankfurt a. M.
  • Publication in 'Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel', magazine no. 05/2019, beginning on p. 12: "Rechtsprechungsreport. Der halbjährliche Praxisüberblick zum Produkthaftungs- und Produktsicherheitsrecht.", publisher: F.A.Z. Business Media GmbH: Frankfurt a. M.
  • Publication in 'BetriebsBerater' magazine no. 16-17/2019, beginning on p. 904: "Mobile Updates – Updatability, Update-Pflicht und produkthaftungsrechtlicher Rahmen.", publisher: dfv Mediengruppe: Frankfurt a. M.
  • Online article at 'Telemedicus magazine', 02/2019: "Künstliche Intelligenz und Produkthaftung.", publisher: Telemedicus e.V.: Münster
  • Publication in 'BetriebsBerater', magazine no. 39/2017, beginning on page 2248, "Pflichtenkreis von Unternehmen im Umgang mit unsicheren Produkten – Thesen zum Produktrückruf", publisher: dfv Mediengruppe: Frankfurt a. M.
  • Comment (Kipker / Reusch / Ritter), „Recht der Informationssicherheit“, 2003, Beck Verlag

Awards (selection)

  • since 2019: Recognized in "The Legal 500 Germany" in the area of product liability
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers, LLC. as one of the "Best Lawyers® Product Liability Litigation" in Germany every year since 2009
  • Award in the area of product liability from the Handelsblatt "Germany’s best lawyers" every year since 2016
  • 2017: German Brand Award 2017 with "Special Mention"

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