Technology/Media/IP

We advise a broad range of companies who are active in this sector. Our clients include software companies, publishing companies, start-ups, E-commerce enterprises, IT providers, radio stations and marketers, TV stations, app producers and game publishers. Our activities include the following:

  • Drawing up and negotiating all types of software and license contracts
  • Representation in trials and disputes connected with copyright, competition and trademark law
  • Carrying out checks in connection with data protection legislation
  • Disputes under press law, including "webutation" issues
  • Checking advertising and marketing campaigns
  • Domain disputes
  • All legal questions in connection with setting and operating E-commerce platforms, including mobile commerce
  • Know-how protection

Examples of our recent activities:

  • Advising a fintech-startup regarding copyright issues
  • Advising a municipality on IP issues in connection with a EU-funded project with the participation of 3 EU-countries (R&D contract)
  • Representing a client in the food sector in a lawsuit regarding the misleading use of geographical indications
  • Ongoing counseling of a corporate accelerator of a DAX company
  • Redesign of an SME's web shop, including negotiations for a scrum-based software project
  • Negotiations for a distribution agreement between a German games publisher and a US sales partner
  • Damage proceedings linked to copyright infringements in the games sector
  • Competition law dispute between several German beverage companies
  • Verifying that a mobile game created by an Asian games publisher is compliant with youth protection and competition legislation