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Boris Uphoff

McDermott Will & Emery (Düsseldorf), McDermott Will & Emery (Munich)
Lawyer (Partner)

Dr. Boris Uphoff focuses his practice on intellectual property, commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He has litigation experience in all major German courts and assists clients in cross-border disputes.Boris represents German and international clients in patent infringement litigation and in contentious matters relating to trademarks and unfair competition law. His practice also encompasses product liability and insurance law. Boris acts for international insurers, industrial clients and retailers, representing them in disputes relating to product defects and consumer claims. He advises clients, particularly from the automotive and electronics sectors, on product recalls and recourse actions against suppliers of defective parts. In addition, Boris has successfully defended clients against cartel damages claims brought by competitors and commercial customers. Boris frequently represents clients in international arbitrations. He also acts as arbitrator in large commercial disputes. Boris regularly writes articles for legal and commercial publications such as Betriebs-Berater and Handelsblatt. Boris trained at the Frankfurt Court of Appeal, Germany.

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146 Bulletin

David Henry, Dr. Boris Uphoff, Jacob Grierson, Jacques Buhart, Nisrin Abelin The EU Court of Justice holds that a jurisdiction clause is not excluded when it does not expressly refer to disputes relating to liability resulting from an abuse of dominant position (Apple / MJA)


Application of Jurisdiction Clauses to Competition Damages Actions Depends on Cause of Action* Summary The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently ruled that a jurisdiction clause does not need to refer expressly to disputes arising from a breach of competition law where damages are claimed (...)

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