Find Lawyers in Berlin, Germany for Information Technology Law
Viola Bensinger co-chairs the firm's Global Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice and also chairs the Technology Practice as well as the Litigation Practice in Germany. She advises clients from the technology, media, health care and other industries. Within the technology sector, Viola advises international internet, technology and healthcare companies in the areas digitisation projects, IT outsourcing, cloud computing, e-commerce, electronic payment, data protection, software licensing ...
Christian Czychowski is an expert in all technology-based areas of contract law, whether that be IT law, patent law and licensing law or the technology-related parts of copyright law. A particular focus of Christian’s expertise has for some years been advising technology companies and IT service providers and guiding them in their implementation of M&A projects and R&D projects as well as with licensing issues. As a pioneer in data law, he also has extensive expertise in all iss...
Christoph Enaux is a partner with Greenberg Traurig Germany. LLP. He chairs the German Telecommunications Sector Group as well as the German Regulatory and Competition Practice Group of Greenberg Traurig. Christoph focuses on advising domestic and international clients in the areas of German and EU telecommunications and media regulation and competition law. He advises on commercial and regulatory aspects of new business models as well as on regulatory, merger control and antitrust proceeding...
Matthias Hartmann advises our clients in matters of intellectual property and trademark protection, copyright and press law and regularly represents them in court disputes. His work focuses on the drafting of standard contracts for IT companies, the support of projects in times of crisis and legal advice on the realisation of business models.
Bernhard Kloos specialises in IT law, competition law, e-commerce and data protection. He also advises on corporate law issues relating to corporate structure and financing, for example in connection with venture capital or private equity. His client base includes software houses, agencies and innovative platforms from various industries, such as tourism, media and online commerce.
Information Technology Law Definition
“IT Law” is short for information technology law, a legal field of ever increasing significance. In a nutshell, IT law encompasses every aspect of the law associated with information systems and/or services. Although it currently lacks any proper definition under German law, the general consensus is that this is an independent legal field in its own right. There is a sense that IT law constitutes interdisciplinary material that embraces a number of different law fields in connection with information technology. Indeed, there’s a thin line between industrial property rights, media and entertainment laws when it comes to drafting license agreements or R&D contracts.
That said, full-range IT law consulting encompasses matters such as:
- Software agreements (e.g., license renewals, maintenance, distribution, escrow, and design copyrights)
- Hardware agreements (e.g., re-/purchase, lease, maintenance, development, and distribution)
- IT projects (e.g., ERP system implementation, IT service outsourcing, and electronic invoicing)
- Internet and e-business (including m-commerce)
- Data protection law and IT security (e.g. data protection manuals, data protection audits and services as external data protection officer)
- Extrajudicial and judicial enforcement of/defense against claims (e.g., cases involving IT project failures or court proceedings involving software licensing violations)
- Advisory services involving IT project transactions (e.g., IT due diligence in M&A transactions)
- IT compliance (e.g., licensing and data protection issues, including employee helpline and surveillance matters)
Add to that any legal questions arising from IT service contract awards through public tendering.
everyday practice, IT law consultancy requires expertise in a broad range of
law fields from compliance and data protection laws all the way to contract law
– as individually applied to the field of information technology. Moreover, IT
lawyers benefit from having at least some technical knowledge, particularly
around network and database structures, software functionality, and, if
necessary, programming languages. Last but not least, business knowledge is
just as important as any field or legal expertise when it comes to finding
individual and practical strategies and solutions.
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