Specialties: IT/EDP/software law; contract law, in particular IT projects; drafting of standard business conditions; individual contracts; public procurement law, in particular monitoring the preparation and enforcement of public procurement procedures as well as representation in further proceedings; copyright law and media law; data protection law; research and development projects; litigation in the above fields.
Career experience: Worked in law administration for over ten years at the Munich Justice Department, also worked for many years self-employed as a consultant for the IFU Institute, Bonn. Lectured on the subject of information technology (main focus: MS Office, system administration, databases). With SSW SCHNEIDER SCHIFFER WEIHERMÜLLER since 1999. Worked for a law office in Oakland, California, in 2001/2002. Attorney since 2002. Partner of the firm since 2006.
Miscellaneous: Author for the journal “IT-Rechtsberater” (ITRB – IT Law Specialist) as well as for “Juris Praxis Report IT Recht” (IT Law Report); Co-author in Schneider/v.Westphalen, “Softwareerstellungsverträge” (OVS 2006) and in Rupp, “Requirements Engineering und Management” (Carl Hanser, October 2006); lectures regularly on the subject of IT law (for the publishing company Dr. Otto Schmidt and the DAA); expert for the DAA specialist course on information technology. Member of the German and Munich Bar Associations, the Information Technology Working Group of the German Bar Association (DAV IT), the German Association for Industrial Property and Copyright Law (GRUR) and the German Computer Law Society (DGRI).