Boris is an experienced and highly regarded national and international patent litigator.

Boris is a partner in our Intellectual Property Practice, based in Munich, and head of the German Life Sciences group and of Patent Litigation in the Munich office.

He represents national and international clients before all German patent infringement courts and coordinates primarily international patent disputes related to multiple countries. Boris is among the highly recommended lawyers in this area. He has particular expertise in the fields of electronics and telecommunications, mechanics, medical devices, chemistry and pharma.

In addition, Boris represents clients in oppositions and nullity proceedings at the EPO, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court.

As well as the above, Boris advises clients in all other IP matters such as trademark, unfair competition law and design rights. Boris has experience in ICC arbitration proceedings and evidence proceedings under the Hague Convention.

Before joining our Munich office in January 2004, he worked in the IP group of a large German (and later on British) law firm in Düsseldorf. He studied law at the University of Hamburg and received a Master of Laws degree from the University of Houston in 1999.

Boris regularly publishes articles in legal and commercial magazines. He is a member of the German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR), EPLAW, IPO, AIPPI und DJJV.

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