Mr Benjamin Spies > SKW Schwarz > Munich, Germany > Lawyer Profile

SKW Schwarz
WITTELSBACHERPLATZ 1
80333 MÜNCHEN
Germany

Work Department

IT & Digital Business, Data Protection, IT contracts, Life Sciences & Health

Position

Partner
Rechtsanwalt

Career

Benjamin Spies advises national and international companies mainly in the IT sector with the focus on data protection, e-commerce, domain law, telecommunications and telemedia law.

Typical matters include:
Contract design: IT project contracts;
License rights to software, especially “apps” for mobile devices and contractual peculiarities for app platforms;
Using IT resources within the company;
FOSS;
data protection, cross-border issues (in particular data transmissions within corporate structures) within Europe or from Europe into third countries (as well as in the opposite direction), usability of patient data as well as in the vehicle industry, implementation projects related to compliance with the EU General Data Protection;
Regulation (anti-corruption and data protection / IT security);
outsourcing.

Languages

German
English

Memberships

Benjamin Spies is member of Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V., Münchener Anwaltsverein e.V. and the Working Group IT (DAVIT) at Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V.

Education

  • 1999 – 2005: Law studies in Constance, Germany
  • July 2005: Graduation with the first state examination in law
  • 2005 – 2007: Legal clerkship Darmstadt
  • October 2007: Graduation with the second state law examination
  • Until January 2008: Research assistant at a major US law firm
  • 2008 – May 2012: Attorney at law in major US law firms
  • May 2012 – December 2014: Attorney at law at SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte, Munich
  • Since January 2015: Partner at SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte, Munich