Expertise

What we are best at:

IT law

  • IT contracts for sellers and users
  • IT outsourcing (including bank sector)
  • Drafting standard terms and conditions
  • Reviewing standard terms and conditions
  • Negotiations
  • Reviewing and optimising business liability policies for IT companies
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • IT compliance

  • Reviews of corporate IT compliance
  • Drafting IT compliance strategies
  • Establishing and monitoring IT compliance
  • Data privacy

  • Drafting data privacy clauses
  • Drafting data privacy strategies
  • Corporate data protection
  • Protecting employees' data
  • Sanctioning data protection infringements
  • Internet law

  • Reviewing legal feasibility of e-business ideas
  • Compliance review for websites
  • Drafting terms and conditions of use
  • Drafting data privacy clauses
  • Drafting standard terms and conditions
  • Reviewing standard terms and conditions
  • Designing data privacy strategies
  • Combating internet smear campaigns
  • File sharing
  • Issuing formal warnings for unlawful actions
  • Defending against formal warnings
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • Domain law

  • Advice on finding domains and domain strategy
  • Domain registration
  • Domain name licence agreements
  • Domain transfers
  • Issuing formal warnings for unlawful actions
  • Defending against formal warnings
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • Copyright

  • Licence agreements
  • Defending copyrights
  • Combating copyright infringements
  • Issuing formal warnings for unlawful actions
  • Defending against formal warnings
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • Trademark law

  • Advice on finding trademarks and trademark strategy
  • Trademark research
  • Trademark applications
  • Defending trademarks
  • Defence against competing trademarks
  • Issuing formal warnings for unlawful actions
  • Defending against formal warnings
  • Trademark licence agreements
  • Patent licence agreements
  • Licence agreements for utility models and registered designs
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • Patent and samples licence law

  • Patent licence agreements
  • Licence agreements for utility models and registered designs
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • Distribution law

  • Advice on structuring national and international distribution models
  • Reviewing whether distribution models comply with competition law
  • Drafting contracts with distribution partners such as importers, dealers, agents, etc.
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • Unfair competition law

  • Review of whether PR campaigns, advertising ideas and materials comply with competition law
  • Issuing formal warnings for unlawful actions
  • Defending against formal warnings
  • Litigation
  • Corporate law

  • Establishing partnerships and stock corporations
  • Drafting corporate documents (formation documents, articles of association, resolutions, directors' service contracts, etc.)
  • Capital measures including private equity transactions
  • Buying and selling companies
  • Buying and selling shares
  • Corporate reorganisation
  • Liquidation
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Litigation
  • Tax law

  • Tax returns
  • Examining tax assessment notices
  • Advice on corporate structuring for tax optimisation purposes
  • Drafting and reviewing agreements to identify tax risks
  • Tax advice for company start-ups
  • Advice to companies with special tax status (foundations, not-for-profit entities, registered charities, etc.)
  • Advice to companies which are not liable or only partly liable to VAT
  • Advice to domestic business establishments of non-German companies
  • On-call advice during tax audits
  • Preparing annual financial statements for companies which do not have a statutory reporting duty
  • Taxation in e-commerce
  • Advice on accounting issues for intangible fixed assets such as in-house software development
  • Appeals against tax decisions
  • Litigation
  • Employment law

  • Drafting employment contracts and other individual employment documents (notices of dismissal, letters of resignation, termination agreements, etc.)
  • Out-of-court dispute settlement, mediation
  • Criminal law

  • Compliance-Prüfungen
  • Beratung und Vertretung von Geschädigten
  • Strafverteidigung
  • Zeugenberatung und -begleitung