Philipp Westerhoff is a Senior Associate at Hausfeld in Berlin. He advises clients on EU and German competition law, with a focus on antitrust litigation, the digital media and network industries. Recent cases include the private enforcement of competition law claims in landmark cases involving digital platforms in Germany and the representation of several complainants in investigations relating to Apple and Google at European and national levels. In addition, he represented several interveners in the Google Shopping and Android cases before the EU’s General Court (now before the CJEU).
First practical experiences with the private enforcement of the German ‘tipping paragraph’ (Sec. 20(3a) Competition Act)Hausfeld LLP, Dr. Ann-Christin Richter and Philipp Westerhoff, May 2022, Spring 2022
The French Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company €220 million for abuse of a dominant position through self-preferencing in the ad tech industry (Google AdX / Google DoubleClick for Publishers)Concurrences Bulletin, Thomas Höppner, Max Volmar and Phillipp Westerhoff, 7 June 2021, e-Competitions
The German Amazon Marketplace Agreement Case: A Landmark Settlement with Global Reach or More Hype Than Substance?Phillip Westerhoff, Hausfeld Competition Bulletin, Fall 2019 Issue