Philipp Behrendt heads up the German Disputes & Investigations Group of Taylor Wessing and is joint head of the international group. He conducts complex proceedings before state courts in Germany and national and international arbitration tribunals. In addition, he advises clients on international litigation, primarily in the USA. A focus of his practice is product liability and product safety law, in which he advises on the marketability of products, recalls, defence against claims and all other related aspects.
Philipp is a member of the invitation-only IADC and of DRI, for which he served as Chair of the International Committee and now serves as Country Chair for Germany.
|Since 2009||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2005 – 2009||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2006||Doctoral degree, university of Frankfurt|
|2000||LL.M., University of New South Wales, Sydney|
|1996 – 1999||Legal studies, university of Münster|
|1994 – 1996||Legal studies, university of Bayreuth|
AI, risk allocation and liability, PlugIn – Wir denken das Recht der digitalen Zukunft, edition #17, January 2019
Product Liability in Germany, in: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Product Liability, 14th Edition, 2016, Chapter 13, with Dr Henninge Moelle
Die ganze Bandbreite im Blick behalten – Eine Rechtsprechungsübersicht zu den aktuellen Entwicklungen in der Praxis des Produkthaftungsrechts, in: Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel, Ausgabe 09, gemeinsam mit Donata Freiin von Enzberg
Product Liability in Germany, in: Product Liability 2014, with Dr Henning Moelle
Commercial and Distribution Law, in: Business Laws of Germany
Auf dem Weg zur Class Action in Europa?, in: RIW 2014, 253-259, gemeinsam mit Donata Freiin von Enzberg
Die Ausgabe Elektronischen Geldes, 2007
Das Mindestreservesystem des ESZB und elektronisches Geld, in: EuZW 2002, p. 364-367
|DRI, German Country Chair
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Vertriebsrecht
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OSS and liability – in light of the new Product Liability Directive
Philipp Behrendt and Katie Chandler look at the implications for liability in relation to Open Source Software under the proposed new Product Liability Directive, and at the position in the UK.
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What next for online marketplaces? Product safety and liability reforms in the UK and the EU
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AI product liability – moving ahead with a modernised legal regime
Katie Chandler, Philipp Behrendt and Christopher Bakier look at the EU's proposals to legislate for liability risks in AI products.
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