Stögmüller is an attorney admitted to practice in Germany and a certified
specialist attorney for information technology law.
He specializes in advice
concerning IT and telecoms law, copyrights and software law, outsourcing, data
protection, intellectual property (patents, trademarks and unfair competition)
and antitrust. He drafts, reviews and negotiates license agreements, project,
outsourcing, support and distribution contracts, as well as general terms and
conditions. Another focus is ensuring that marketing material and Internet
websites comply with the law. Furthermore, Thomas advises on M&A, IPOs and
due diligence within the fields of IT, IP, telecoms and antitrust.
in Munich and Berkeley.
He completed his doctorate with a thesis on copyrights
and attained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of California in
Berkeley. He worked as a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for
Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law (US department)
and then as in-house counsel in the telecoms department at the Bavarian State
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport and Technology, before joining the law
firms Clifford Chance and Haarmann Hemmelrath in Frankfurt. He has practiced as
a lawyer in Munich since 2004 and is founding partner of TCI Rechtsanwälte in
the author of numerous legal articles and a regular speaker at expert
conferences, such as those hosted by the German Society for Law and Information
Technology (DGRI) and the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), and
is also a lecturer for the training program for certified specialist lawyers
for IT law. He is a member of DGRI, ITechLaw, the German Association for the
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (GRUR), the German Institute of
Arbitration (DIS), the German Antitrust Law Association (Studienvereinigung
Kartellrecht) and the Airport Club for International Executives at Frankfurt
language: German. Good command of spoken and written English.