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.

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  • Represented an automotive supplier with headquarters in the United States in a large series of patent litigations in Germany, France and Belgium
  • Represented a Scandinavian beverages company in the enforcement of one of its well-known trademarks
  • Defended several Japanese car and motorcycle manufacturers against product liability claims

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  • The Best Lawyers in Germany 2019, Intellectual Property
  • The Legal 500 EMEA
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland
  • JUVE Handbook
  • IAM Patent 1000 


  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • German Association for Intellectual Property Law
  • German Institution of Arbitration


University of Constance, Dr. jur. (PhD), 1996
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, Second State Exam, 1997
University of Mainz, First State Exam, 1995
University of Mainz, Scholar of Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung, 1991 – 1995

Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property Law
England and Wales (Solicitor)

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