Dr. Arun Kapoor

Rechtsanwalt
Associated Partner
Practice Group Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
Practice Group

Dr Arun Kapoor is specialised in the areas of product liability and product safety law. His clients include numerous national and international companies in various industries, both from the consumer goods and the capital goods sector. Dr Kapoor advises manufacturers and retailers on issues relating to product liability, product compliance and technical product regulation. He represents industrial clients both in and out of court in liability law disputes and in product-related administrative proceedings before German and European authorities. He also has comprehensive experience in the conceptual design and handling of international product recalls and in providing legal advice and support in product-related crisis situations.
Dr Kapoor is the author of numerous academic and practice-oriented publications on product safety law and product liability law issues.

Expertise

  • Product liability law
  • Product safety and technical law
  • Product compliance and technical product regulatoin
  • International product recalls
  • Liability and damages proceedings
  • Claims for the recovery of recall costs
  • International regulatory notification procedures
  • Crisis and recall management
  • Product safety law risk assessments (RAPEX)

Career

  • Legal studies at the University of Bayreuth
  • Internship in Mainz, Koblenz, Frankfurt am Main and Munich
  • Awarded a doctorate in law (Dr. jur.) by Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
  • With Noerr since 2007
  • Secondment at the US law firm Steptoe & Johnson in 2013
  • Admitted to the Munich Bar

Selected Publications

  • Produktrisiko Schadstoff, in: StoffR 5 2016, p. 273 et seq.
  • Imagerisiko Werbegeschenke, in: Markenartikel 09/2016, p. 60 et seq. 
  • Beibehaltung einzelstaatlicher Bestimmungen bei Gefahr für die öffentliche Gesundheit – Kommentierung des Urteils des EuGH vom 9.7.2015 zur Beibehaltung nationaler Migrationsgrenzwerte für Schwermetalle in Spielzeug
  • Praxisleitfaden Produktsicherheitsrecht – (with Volker Krey), 2. ed., Munich 2014
  • Kommentierung der §§ 6, 9 bis 19 ProdSG, in: Klindt (Ed.), Kommentar zum Produktsicherheitsgesetz, 2. ed., Munich 2014
  • Strafbarkeit des Vertriebs schadstoffbelasteter Textil- und Bekleidungsprodukte, Lederwaren und Spielzeug (with Dr. Simon Menz), in: Zeitschrift für das gesamte Lebensmittelrecht (ZLR) 2015, pp. 192 et seq.
  • Einführung behördlicher Meldepflichten für b2b-Produkte in Europa ab 2016, in: Maschinenrichtlinie Aktuell, issue 1/2015, pp. 25 et seq.
  • Produktsicherheit in der Praxis – Verstärkte Überwachung, härtere Strafen, in: PSI-Journal 2015, pp. 10 et seq.
  • Das "Alignment Package" des europäischen Gesetzgebers, in: Zeitschrift für betriebliche Prävention und Unfallversicherung (BPUVZ), 9/2014, pp. 390 et seq.
  • Kein Sonderstatus für Deutschland – Urteil des europäischen Gerichts vom 14.5.2014, in: TOYS 6/2014, pp. 16 et seq.