IT and Technology

Secured in the data jungle

The IT industry is as varied as the companies that use IT. No commercial business can do without ERP and BI solutions and, if applicable, an online shop connection. Not only goods are sold online, but also services. Partnerships are found by means of “intelligent” software, cars drive autonomously and even refrigerators are linked and can be controlled by apps. Industrie 4.0 and artificial intelligents give rise to demand as well as fear. The security of IT systems is not only essential for banks and insurance companies, but for anyone that is responsible for handling personal information or business secrets. We are committed to providing you with our expertise in these matters.

Our service offer

IT Projects

The negotiation and implementation of complex IT projects is an enormous challenge for many companies. We prepare IT project contracts, maintenance and support contracts, contracts in the areas of block chain offers, the integration of open source software, outsourcing of IT services as well as IT licensing and distribution contracts. In addition, we represent our clients in all relevant contract negotiations, provide legal project support and represent our clients in disputes about projects that have run into difficulties.

IT Security and Data Protection

Data security is becoming an increasingly complex issue, both from a technical and a legal standpoint. We provide advice and representation for companies on data protection laws, prepare and negotiate the required contracts, particularly in the area of order data processing, data transmission to foreign countries, IT security issues and disputes with the relevant supervisory authorities/national data protection officials.

e-Business, Internet Platforms

We assist our clients from a variety of industries with the preparation of their online offers and other websites. Here we provide advice on legally valid website design, special aspects of e-business with regard to requirements for concluding and implementing a contract as well as regarding requirements for competition, general business terms and conditions, data protection and other media-specific legal requirements.

Arbitration proceedings concerning a complex IT project

Support for a large company in contract negotiations on a complex IT project. Subsequently, representation of the company in out of court negotiations after problems occurred with contract implementation. Finally, representation of the company in subsequent arbitration proceedings.