Boris is an experienced national and international patent litigator. He represents national and international clients before all German patent infringement courts including the Court of Appeals Düsseldorf. He has particular expertise in the fields of electronics and telecommunication, mechanics, medical devices, chemistry and pharma.
Besides that, Boris represents clients in oppositions and nullity proceedings at the EPO, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the Supreme Court .
Over and 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.
Boris is noted in the German legal directory JUVE as a frequently recommended lawyer for patent infringement proceedings.
Before joining the Munich office of Bird & Bird in January 2004, where he is heading the patent litigation group, 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), the German/Japanese Lawyers Association as well as EPLAW, IPO and AIPPI.