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Germany: IT and outsourcing

Data protection
IT and outsourcing: data protection - ranked: tier 3

KNPZ Rechtsanwälte

KNPZ Rechtsanwälte advises domestic and international companies ranging from the finance and IT to the automotive and consumer goods industry on diverse data protection matters, but particularly stands out for assisting clients with data protection issues in connection with cross-border transactions, internal investigations and compliance matters and in contentious data protection proceedings. The client portfolio includes Evertracker and Bauer Media Group. Kai-Uwe Plath is the key figure.

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Germany: Intellectual property

Trade marks and unfair competition
Intellectual property: trade marks and unfair competition - ranked: tier 4

KNPZ Rechtsanwälte

Hamburg-based boutique firm KNPZ Rechtsanwälte is particularly active handling litigation and contract design in the trademark and competition area, but also advises comprehensively on the drafting of contracts for cooperation agreements and on distribution law issues. The group also advises strategically on building and managing brand portfolios, on due diligences in transactions and matters related to contractual covenants. Clients are mainly German and international corporations, while the firm acts also for medium-sized companies and start-ups. Christian Klawitter is a key figure.

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Germany: Media

Press and publishing
Media: Press and publishing - ranked: tier 2

KNPZ Rechtsanwälte

KNPZ Rechtsanwälte distinguishes itself from competitors in the press and publishing segment particularly due to the international orientation of its practice: With Gerald Neben in the lead, the team advises German and international publishing companies on the entire spectrum of matters relevant to the industry, but is especially well-versed in the areas of competition law, copyright and freedom of speech. The practice furthermore covers the digital transformation of the economy and advises media companies such as Bauer Media Group on digitalisation strategies. Expertise also lies in the representation of those affected by media coverage; here the team often acts for clients in the finance, real estate and healthcare sectors regarding crisis communication. The client portfolio also includes British publishing group Associated Newspaper, Axel Springer and BRAVO.

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