Jörg von Manger-Koenig

Jörg von Manger-Koenig

Attorney at Law, of Counsel


Effingerstrasse 1
CH-3001 Berne

Tel +41 58 200 35 00

Fax +41 58 200 35 11

Jörg von Manger-Koenig brings nearly 30 years of experience in consulting and management in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devices industries as General Counsel / Lawyer and Head of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Management to his consultancy activities. His practice focuses on legal, compliance, regulatory affairs, quality and general management issues with a focus on this industrial sector. In his many years of corporate practice, he was globally responsible for Legal / Intellectual Property, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management and Human Resources, among others at Roche Vitamins, Berna Biotech, most recently as the EVP Legal and Compliance / Group General Counsel and Board Secretary of Nobel Biocare and VP Regulatory Affairs / Quality Management of the Danaher Dental Platform. As part of these activities he held responsibility for all relevant areas of the legal department of a listed company.


Jörg von Manger-Koenig combines management and industrial experience with legal and regulatory expertise.

Practice areas
  • Regulatory Affairs and Quality Management
  • Functional organization and development
  • Investigations and cross-border cases
  • Corporate law and Secretary of the Board
  • M&A
  • Compliance
  • Issue and crisis management and communication
Practice groups
  • Compliance, white collar crime
  • Life Science
  • Startup Desk
  • 1990-2018: Various executive management training at INSEAD, IMD, London School of Economics, Columbia University
  • 1990: 2nd state exam in law (Dusseldorf)
  • 1987: 1st state exam in law (Cologne)
  • Legal studies in Bonn and Geneva
Experience / Career
  • Since 2019: Of Counsel, Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2015-2018: Vice President Regulatory Affairs and Quality Management, Danaher Dental Platform
  • 2007-2015: Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs, Compliance and Human Resources / Group General Counsel, Secretary of the Board, Nobel Biocare Holding AG
  • 2002-2006: Executive Vice President Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property Rights, Berna Biotech AG
  • 1995-2002: Head of Global Regulatory Affairs, Roche Vitamins AG
  • 1990-1995: Company lawyer, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
  • 1989: Company lawyer, Ciba-Geigy AG
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • RAPS Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society
  • RAPS Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society - Swiss Chapter, Legal Advisor
Further activities
  • Counsel to several SME and startup companies
Board memberships
  • Secretary of the Board of Directors: Implantica MediSwiss AG, Liechtenstein
Publications and presentations
  • 2019, Universität Bern, Gastvorlesung im Rahmen der Lehrveranstaltung Handelsrechtliche Verträge

  • 2018, Brunswick European Law School, Gastvorlesung im International Law Program, The General Counsel / In-house counsel in a private enterprise – Roles, responsibilities, challenges

  • 2017, ABC Minds International (London), Redner/Panelteilnehmer

  • 2016, Global Compliance & Ethics Forum (London), Redner

  • 2014, Global Compliance & Ethics Forum (London), Panelteilnehmer

  • 2014, Litigation Summit (Berlin), Panelteilnehmer

  • 2014, Corporate Compliance and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Industry (Berlin), Konferenzvorsitz

  • 2012, Inverkehrbringen von Medizinprodukten in den USA, in: Rütsche Bernhard (Hrsg.), Tagungsband Medizinprodukte: Regulierung und Haftung, Luzern 2013, 115 – 129

  • 2012, Universität Luzern, Konferenz Medizinprodukte - Regulierung und Haftung

  • 2010, GesKR 2/2010, 123 – 128, Der General Counsel als juristischer Manager

  • 1990er Jahre, zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen zur Regulierung der Gentechnik

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