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Tobias Kopp

Senior Associate
+49.(0)69.945.196.391
Fax +49.(0)69.945.196.499
Tobias Kopp is a senior associate in the firm's Frankfurt office and part of the Complex Commercial Disputes and International Arbitration practice groups. He focuses on dispute resolution, including international and national arbitration, as well as court proceedings in the area of domestic and international business law. He is well versed in the fields of contract, warranty, product liability, and torts law. He also advises on legal issues in the context of distributorship agreements, particularly regarding cross-border relations.

Professional Background

Tobias Kopp joined K&L Gates in October 2013 after working at a leading German law firm in Frankfurt since 2011.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • German Institute of Arbitration (DIS40)
Mr. Kopp has been substantially involved in advising on the following matters:
  • Representing a European nuclear power plant operator in ICC arbitration against supplier.
  • Advising a Qatari company on the negotiations of a distribution agreement.
  • Defending a supplier of aircraft components in ICC arbitration against an aircraft manufacturer.
  • Defending an Italian manufacturer in VIAC arbitration against a German commercial agent.
  • Representation of a U.S.-based distributor against a German manufacturer in interim injunction proceedings and ensuing termination of distributorship.
  • Representation of a Russian commodity trading company in various state court proceedings against a German distributor.
  • Defending an Italian manufacturer of industry parts in state court litigation against a German competitor.
  • Advising a German Internet company during various state court proceedings against a supplier, as well as on the overhaul of its general terms and conditions.
  • Representing a German manufacturer in out-of-court settlement negotiations against the Federal Republic of Germany.