Firm Profile > Bird & Bird LLP > Dusseldorf, Germany

Bird & Bird LLP
CARL-THEODOR-STRASSE 6
40213 DÜSSELDORF
Germany

Information technology > Data protection Tier 1

Bird & Bird LLP's data protection team is based in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich and is composed of first-class lawyers who, based on a longstanding focus on IT and data matters, now advise on the most complex GDPR-related issues as well as on data usage, cloud computing and data-related disputes. Fabian Niemann heads the group and is particularly regarded for his interdisciplinary expertise. Alexander Duisberg has fruitful relationships with the automotive and healthcare sectors (for instance documented by instructions by Audi), and Lennart Schüßler is very well connected in the healthcare, finance, retail and telecoms industries. The practice's focus on the presence clearly reflects in its pro bono advice to Healthy Together GmbH, a joint effort to develop and launch the Covid-19 tracing app EINS supported by Switzerland and Liechtenstein. The firm also contributes to data protection literature, among others through Simon Assion's contributions.

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Key clients

adidas

AUDI AG

DekaBank

Dexcom

EasyJet

FLIR Systems

Henry Schein

Hessischer Rundfunk

Infosys

John Bean Technologies

Kempinski

Luxoft

Nordzucker

Nuance Communications

Nufarm

SAP

Sojitz

Tata Communications

Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg

Zoot

Information technology > Information technology and digitalisation Tier 1

Large and medium-sized technology providers as well as companies in the media, luxury, automotive and telecoms sectors turn to Bird & Bird LLP for its high-quality advice offering in the digitalisation space. The team's particular strengths in fields such as e-commerce, cloud solutions, the connected car and complex IT structures attract DAX30-listed clients as well as international players. For instance, practice head Fabian Niemann is leading the advice to a Chinese sales and information platform in the automotive sector on its German market entry and also frequently assists with matters in the healthcare industry such as international coordination of IT and issues pertaining to IT security and contracts. Henriette Picot masters advice on licensing, software developments and open source matters and Alexander Duisberg is very active in matters touching on employment law among other issues. With regards to IoT, cloud, AI and blockchain, the team's integration in the firm's Europe-wide Tech&Coms sector group is of particular benefit.

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AUDI

Bazaarvoice

Cathay Pacific

Deutsches Softwareunternehmen

Dexcom

FLIR Systems

EasyJet

Equinix

ESM (European Stability Mechanism)

Fresenius

Goldman Sachs

IMPULS-Stiftung des VDMA

Infosys

JDA Software

John Deere

Kaspersky

Landespolizeibehörde

Lexmark

Microsoft

Platform Industrie 4.0 – Legal TestBed

Qlik

Q-Sys

QVC

SAP

TomTom

US-Konglomerat

Western Digital

Information technology > IT transactions and outsourcing Tier 1

In the outsourcing and IT transactions sphere, part of Bird & Bird LLP's strength lies in its wide-ranging network, which does not only include close cooperation with other sector groups such as technology, telecoms and commercial, but also internationally with other offices of the firm. For example, this enables the team around Fabian Niemann to seamlessly take over the German part of an outsourcing project that was originally initiated in Italy. The group is particularly active in the technology and communication, retail and consumer as well finance and services areas and advises on business process outsourcing with a specific focus on digital business models that use cloud computing, big data and internet of things. Jörg-Alexander Paul predominantly advises banks and financial services providers on IT procurement projects, IT outsourcing and business process outsourcing.

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adidas

AUDI

Bedeutender IT-Dienstleister im GKV-Bereich

Bedeutender kommunaler IT-Dienstleister

Bundesdruckerei

Bundesland

Gesetzliche Krankenkasse

Intel

Internationaler Rüstungskonzern

Kommunales Verkehrsunternehmen

Kooperation von mehreren Bundesländern

Landespolizeibehörde

SAP

Weltweit führendes IT-Unternehmen

Intellectual property > Patent litigation Tier 1

With its sizeable team of patent lawyers and attorneys-at-law, Bird & Bird LLP remains on top of the market. The combination of longstanding experience in assisting with comprehensive patent litigation, particularly also in cross-border disputes, and deep expertise in the life sciences, automotive, consumer goods and retail sectors as well as technology and telecommunication industries render the team a popular choice for an impressive number of large German and international corporations. Matters entailing US and European components are part of the group's day-to-day business. The team is particularly well versed in advising on standard-essential patents, not least due to its seasoned in-house antitrust team. Christian Harmsen heads the team from the Düsseldorf office. Very experienced litigator Oliver Jan Jüngst and life sciences and electronics specialist Anna Wolters-Höhne in Hamburg are key contacts.

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Key clients

AUDI AG

B. Braun Melsungen

Bluefish Pharma

Broadcom

Canon Inc.

Celanese

Edwards Lifesciences

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd

Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

KCC Corporation

Malta Inc.

Neo Performance Materials

Nestlé Nutrition AG

Nokia

Novartis

Provisur Inc.

Qualcomm, EBV

Sandoz

SAP

Secubit

Teva/ratiopharm

Zentiva

Public sector > Public procurement Tier 1

The procurement team at Bird & Bird LLP around the Düsseldorf-based Jan Byok continuous to offer a broad practice and mainly handles contractual, regulatory and finance issues and litigation. The team's deep sector expertise in the IT, healthcare, security, transport and energy industries is of great benefit, as well as the possibility for cross-practice cooperation. Many of the team's instructions are complex, high-profile and paramount to the respective sectors. The practice recently expanded its high-end activity by infrastructure projects and projects with high technological focus as well as by winning a notable arms company as client. In the legal tech app sphere, the firm provides public contracting authorities with an e-procurement platform which enables them to manage their procurement documents in a legally secure way. Alexander Csaki in Munich is an important key contact with expertise in the healthcare, transport, security and defence sectors.

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Key clients

Ausländischer Investitionsfond

Bedeutender Hersteller von Triebzügen für den SPNV und ÖPNV

Bedeutender IT-Dienstleister im GKV-BereichBedeutender kommunaler IT-Dienstleister

Energieunternehmen

Führender Softwarehersteller

Gesetzliche Krankenkassen

Hochschule

Internationaler Hersteller von Computern und Speichersystemen

Internationaler Rüstungskonzern

Internationales Softwareunternehmen

Kommunale Verkehrsunternehmen

Mehrere Bundesländer

Landeseigene Gesellschaft

Landespolizeibehörde

Ministerium eines Bundeslandes

Referatsleitung einer süddeutschen Landeshauptstadt

Süddeutsche Gemeinde

Unternehmen für Computertechnologien

Unternehmen im Geschäftsfeld Anbau und Distribution von medizinischen Cannabis

Industry focus > Telecoms Tier 1

Bird & Bird LLP successfully applies its international skills to advise network operators, converged service providers, mobile operators and re-sellers on various matters, which are frequently set in a cross-border context. The team's experience in handling matters in conjunction with the IT, corporate, finance and data protection groups is also a clear strength. The broad range of services provided by the team led by Sven-Erik Heun includes telecommunications law support for major transactions, number regulation issues, advice on the regulatory framework for broadband and fibre roll-out, frequency usage issues alongside advice on the regulation of telecommunications providers, cloud services, connected cars and satellite radio. Senior counsel Valerian Jenny, whose areas of expertise include network expansion, frequency allocation and network access issues, is recommended.

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Key clients

450connect GmbH

BTV braun teleCom AG

CenturyLink Communications Germany GmbH

DBAG Expansion Capital Fund

DE-CIX Management GmbH

Netzkontor Gruppe

Rotonda Kommunikationsinfrastruktur SCSp

SAP

STG Braunsberg-Gruppe

Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG

Twilio Inc.

Verizon

Zoot

Intellectual property > Trade marks Tier 1

In January 2020, Bird & Bird LLP expanded its Hamburg office with the arrival of Frederik Thiering and senior counsel Marion Jacob, who both joined from Harte-Bavendamm Rechtsanwälte, thereby strengthening both litigation as well as portfolio advice capacities of the firm's trade mark and design practice. The team behind Düsseldorf-based practice head Christian Harmsen offers the entire spectrum of trade mark and design law advice, ranging from portfolio development to highly complex, often international disputes. Here, the firm utilises brand monitoring tool Talisman for infringement protection in relation to product piracy and counterfeiting. The practice's sector focuses lie in the automotive, retail, consumer goods and media industries, even though the team covers a broad sector spectrum and also assists clients from the luxury goods, pharmaceutical, technology and fashion sectors among others. Litigator Richard Dissmann in Munich is one of the leading trade mark lawyers in Germany. Senior counsel Sebastian Fischoeder (particular expertise in unconventional trade marks) joined Taylor Wessing in September 2019.

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Key clients

Amway

AUDI AG

Bauer Performance Sports Ltd.

Canon

Dailymotion

Deutsche Tele Medien GmbH

Deutsche Telekom AG

Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband

Discovery Communications

e.Go Mobile AG

Fendi s. r. l.

Gastro & Soul GmbH

Gauff Engineering

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Gruner + Jahr GmbH

Guns N Roses

Hebrew University

HelloFresh

Infosys Ltd.

innogy SE

Ionity GmbH

Joh. Wilh. von Eicken

JustFab / TechStyle

Kaspersky Lab

Landbell

LemonAid

LLOYD Schuhe

L’Oréal

Microsoft

Monster Energy Beverages

My eliquid GmbH

Narcos Productions LLC

Nord Stream AG

Nord Stream 2 AG

Omnicell Technologies

Peek & Cloppenburg

Piaggio & C. Spa

Procter & Gamble

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG / SevenVentures

QSC AG

Schwarze & Schlichte

VOLKSWAGEN AG

Western Digital

WMF

Intellectual property > Unfair competition Tier 1

Bird & Bird LLP impresses with an international orientation and the close cooperation between its trade mark and competition practices. With strong teams in Germany and in other offices of its network, the firm is predestined to advise on cross-border matters and accordingly possesses longstanding experience in assisting with strategically important cross-border issues. The team around practice head Christian Harmsen is particularly well versed in the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods and retail sectors as well as in the media, telecoms and technology industries. Alongside the representation in contentious proceedings, the service spectrum also includes transactional advice and competition law advice related to product launches as well as assistance with the design of advertising materials and company communication. While Sebastian Fischoeder joined Taylor Wessing in September 2019, trade mark specialists Frederik Thiering and senior counsel Marion Jacob joined the Hamburg office in January 2020.

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Key clients

Amway

AUDI AG

Canon

Columbia Sportswear

Deutsche Tele Medien GmbH

EMSA GmbH

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

JustFab / TechStyle

Kaspersky Lab

Lamborghini

LLOYD Schuhe

L’Oréal

Metallica

My eliquid GmbH

Philip Morris GmbH

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG / SevenVentures

Rowenta

Schwarze & Schlichte

Take-Two Interactive

Teva GmbH / ratiopharm GmbH

Trustpilot

Western Digital

Industry focus > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

Led by Munich-based IP expert Boris Kreye, Bird & Bird LLP's team offers sector-specific expertise in antitrust and public procurement law, industry experts in patent law, specialists for IT and data protection issues relevant for healthcare and life sciences companies, experienced soft IP lawyers, most notably in pharmaceutical advertising law, and an active transactional practice. Due to the firm's international set-up, the team's work frequently involves cross-border elements. Together with Kreye, Munich-based public procurement lawyer Alexander Csaki is part of the core team.

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Aphria

Auric Hörsysteme GmbH

B. Braun Melsungen

Baxter/Gambro

Dexcom

Edwards Lifesciences

Fisher Paykel Healthcare

Fresenius

FUJIFILM Gruppe

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Materia Ventures

Nevro

Northern Green

Nuance Communication

Omnicell

Ontex

Precision for Medicine

Sandoz

Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.

Stada

Teva GmbH / ratiopharm GmbH

Thermo Fisher

Universitätklinikum Gießen und Marburg

Zentiva

Banking and finance > Fintech Tier 3

Bird & Bird LLP's fintech sector work is based on a close cooperation with the firm's banking law and IT experts, who, together with team head Michael Jünemann, are particularly well equipped to handle matters at the intersection between the regulatory space and digitisation. This leads to regular instructions from national and international investors, banks, established companies and fintechs on money laundering record keeping requirements, licence requirements for entering the German market and BaFin application procedures as well as on the issuance of blockchain-based products.

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Key clients

Idnow

niiio finance group

Finanzguru GmbH

Mediarex group

Media > Entertainment Tier 4

In Munich, Bird & Bird LLP fields a strong practice for media, entertainment and sports law. With its particularly sophisticated sports law advice, the team has been able to win the trust of notable German and international clients that are seeking advice on league promotion and relegation, disciplinary measures as well as testimonial contracts. Here, practice head Joseph Fesenmair is the key contact. On the contrary, Markus Körner is adept in media, competition and copyright law as well as in regulatory issues; this expertise is put to use in high-profile projects for clients such as Deutsche Medienagentur and GEMA, but also for IT and telecoms companies.

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Amazon Game Server

Collins Aerospace

Deutsche Medienagentur

Diverse Wettanbieter mit Sitz innerhalb und außerhalb der EU

GEMA

Großes deutsches Telekommunikationsunternehmen

International tätiges IT-Unternehmen

JuicePlus

LivePerson

Mastercard

Mozilla Foundation

Nationale Anti-Doping-Agentur eines anderen Staates

Philip Morris GmbH

ProSiebenSat.1 Gruppe

PRS for Music

S20 EV

Take-Two Interactive

WMF

Trade and distribution > Foreign trade law Tier 4

At Bird & Bird LLP, providing foreign trade advice falls under the remit of the practice group trade & customs, which assists clients with cross-border trade. Its range of services includes advice on export licences, export control and on dual-use goods as well as due diligence and audits. Practice head René Voigtländer is particularly experienced in export control and customs law and frequently takes the lead in such work. Sectorally, the team is often involved in technology-related matters, advising on technology-related projects and technology transfers. In other work, the team advises on US export control law, including corresponding regulations, and on dealing with US authorities in connection with export control matters.

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Corporate and M&A > M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m) Tier 4

Bird & Bird LLP advises medium-sized companies, startups and multinational corporations on acquisitions, mergers and takeovers and is mainly active in the technology, automotive and life sciences sectors. The team assists with both pre and post aspects of a transaction with the help of expertise from the finance, antitrust, employment and real estate practices. Marc Seeger joined the firm in the autumn of 2020 from Hengeler Mueller. Peter Veranneman heads the group.

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Testimonials

Excellent M&A advice throughout the transaction, always available and focused.’

The team around Alfred Herda and Stephanie Orttmann did a great job and supported us in all business legal and practical challenges. Always available and fast.

Key clients

Avery Dennison Corporation

DBAG Expansion Capital Fund (DBAG ECF)

DWS Group

Concepta Projektentwicklung GmbH

EllabA/S

FAST LEAN SMART Group GmbH

FUJIFILM Gruppe

Infront ASA

ISR – International School on the Rhine

Korian Deutschland AG

Luxoft GmbH

Materia Ventures

Matomy Media Group Ltd.

MaxLinear

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Netzkontor Gruppe

NürnbergMesse GmbH

PBU CAD-Systeme GmbH

PostNL

Precision for Medicine

Sapiens International Corporation

Schnaitt Internationale Messe- und Ladenbau GmbH

Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.

STG Braunsberg-Gruppe

Vitronet GmbH

Dispute resolution > Product liability Tier 4

Bird & Bird LLP advises on product liability in a preventative manner, as well as on contentious third-party liability and warranty matters. The team, led by Jiri Jaeger, is especially well-versed in disputes regarding the automotive, technology and IT sectors. Christian Kessel and Matthias Spilker are the main points of contact; both also have expertise in contractual disputes.

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Germany > Antitrust Tier 5

Bird & Bird LLP's antitrust lawyers cooperate closely with the procurement, patent and corporate teams, enabling clients in the healthcare, pharma and IT sector to receive seamless advice across relevant practice areas. Core activities include merger control advice related to joint ventures, antitrust damages claim procedures and other legal disputes. Jörg Witting, who assists companies with cooperations as well as with matters related to discrimination and abuse practice claims, leads the department. Merger control and phase II procedures are mainstays for Anne Federle, who is well versed in cross-practice sector focuses as well as in the post, logistics, food and energy industries.

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Testimonials

'Competent, objective, reflective, without imposing one's own positions, also appreciated by the other side, especially Jörg Witting.'

'Anne Federle is very quick to grasp and has a great understanding of economic interrelationships and business models. She also has a great deal of experience and excellent legal knowledge. '

Key clients

adidas AG

Adient

Amway GmbH

Aptiv PLC

ASK Chemicals

auric Hörsysteme GmbH & Co. KG

Bayerischer Rundfunk

Melitta Group

Fujifilm Europe B.V.

Fuyao Europe GmbH

HTS Besafe AS

Interxion Headquarters B.V

Mastercard

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Nokia Technologies Oy

Rubycon Corporation

Sapiens Technologies (1982) Ltd

The Heavy Duty Manufacturer Association

Transaction Network Services Australia Pty Limited

Corporate and M&A > Corporate Tier 5

With a particular focus on technology, automotive and life sciences, Bird & Bird LLP's practice comprehensively advises start-ups, medium-sized companies and multinational corporations on corporate matters and frequently acts at the intersections with financial, competition, antitrust, employment and real estate law; the team can also utilise further expertise from adjacent practice groups. The German group is well prepared for cross-border matters, due to the firm's global network. The practice is led by Peter Veranneman in Düsseldorf; at the same location is Marc Seeger, who joined the team in the autumn of 2020 from Hengeler Mueller.

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Aareon AG

BS Wiesmann GmbH

BTV braun teleCom AG

Century Link Communications

Cooper Standard

Cummins Inc.

DAZN Media Services Limited

DXC Technology

ICE Gateway GmbH

KAZ Europe Sàrl / Helen of Troy

niiio finance group AG

NRC Group

The Orchard Enterprises Entertainment GmbH

Verizon Deutschland

vwd Group

Wascosa

Industry focus > Energy Tier 5

With renewable energy sector work at its core, the practice at Bird & Bird LLP focuses on transactional work alongside fund structuring with a specialism in offshore wind parks in the German North Sea. Photovoltaic plants, onshore wind parks and geothermal plants are also part of its advisory spectrum. The firm's broad national and international presence enables it to call on experts from other practice areas such as public procurement law, dispute resolution, antitrust law and from the commercial team. René Voigtländer in Munich and Matthias Lang in Düsseldorf jointly head the practice.

Key clients

Halliburton

JDR Cable Systems Ltd.

TenneT Group

Public sector > Planning and environment Tier 5

The focus of Bird & Bird LLP's environmental and planning law team lays on project-related environmental law, specifically construction planning law and Federal State Building Order, as well as on product-related environmental law, particularly chemicals legislation and substance law. In the latter area clients include automobile manufacturers, medical products manufacturers, utilities and energy sector players as well as hardware manufacturers for the IT industry. The practice frequently handles matters pertaining to soil protection, dangerous goods, packaging and waste disposal. The team offers clients due diligence advice on transactions as well as compliance assistance. René Voigtländer in Munich and Matthias Lang in Düsseldorf jointly head the practice. The team also includes Hermann Rothfuchs who impresses with his 'distinct ability to analyse complex legal issues related to administrative and environmental law'.

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Aluminium Oxid Stade GmbH

Amerikanischer Automobilzulieferer

Amprion GmbH

Baumarkt

Führender Automobilzulieferer

führender Hersteller von Beschichtungen

Führender internationaler Hersteller von Hardware

Führender internationaler Hersteller von Medizinprodukten

Internationaler Hersteller von Klimatisierungsgeräten

Internationaler Hersteller von Patientenüberwachung

Städtische Gesellschaft

Trade and distribution > Trade, distribution and logistics Tier 5

As a reflection of the firm's overall sector focus, Bird & Bird LLP's commercial and distribution law team has a strong profile for automotive and financial services sector work as well as for mandates pertaining to the segments energy and telecoms. Within this space, one focus lies on drafting commercial contracts for automotive suppliers with OMEs. Christian Kessel and Matthias Spilker jointly head the practice, which, in addition to drafting contracts, also handles project management and contentious issues. Kessel advises on general terms and conditions alongside commercial contracts and has a specialism in warranty and liability matters, while product liability expert Spilker advises automotive sector players on the suspension of deliveries, contract terminations and risk management.

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Dayco Products LLC

KFC

TenneT Group

Germany > Employment Tier 6

As part of the European employment law team, Bird & Bird LLP's German practice is regularly involved in cross-border projects. Thus, international employers make up a significant part of the team's client portfolio besides national companies. The team covers various sectors but has been particularly active in the IT, telecoms and retail sectors, handling negotiations of works agreements, reconciliations of interests and social plans as well as collective bargaining negotiations with trade unions. Practice head Martin Nebeling regularly uses his expertise in individual and collective employment law to assist with transactions.

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1. FFC Frankfurt e.V.

Arcserve Germany GmbH

Bodycote Wärmebehandlung GmbH

DS Dichtungstechnik GmbH

LivePerson

LORD Germany GmbH

Metro AG/Real GmbH

Page Group

Papier Union GmbH

Pfizer Inc.

Philip Morris GmbH

Planview Gruppe

ProSiebenSat.1

Renesas/IDT

Springer Nature AG & Co. KGaA

Tech Mahindra GmbH

Teknor Apex Gruppe

The firm: Bird & Bird is an international law firm, with a long-established reputation for having a rare and invaluable grasp of strategic commercial issues. The firm combines exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients operating at the forefront of their industries to achieve their commercial goals.

Bird & Bird has over 1,200 lawyers and legal practitioners with broad advisory transactional and contentious capability, with a particular focus on key industry sectors. The firm has an extensive international reach with 28 offices in 19 countries across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, offering a seamless, cross-border service between locations and sector and practice groups.

In Germany, Bird & Bird has offices in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich. From these offices it provides a full range of legal services, including intellectual property (patents, trade marks, designs and copyright), corporate/M&A, commercial, banking and finance, ata protection, dispute resolution, employment, competition and EU, outsourcing, regulatory and administrative, tax, privacy and data protection and real estate.

Areas of practice: Underpinned by deep client and industry knowledge, the firm’s key sectors include:

Automotive: advising on all stages of a life cycle of a motor vehicle, from initial design, to sales and distribution, through to disposals.

Aviation, aerospace, defence and security: advising on asset management and financing, civil aviation matters, including airlines, regulatory and competition issues, and aerospace and defence, including PPP/PFI and product liability.

Energy and utilities: advising large multinationals, investors, project companies and large energy consumers on electricity generation, energy trading, renewable energy, cleantech and climate change, and upstream oil and gas.

Financial services: advising global clients in the financial services sector, such as global retail and investment banks, investors and hedge funds, on transactions, regulatory issues, commercial contracts and dispute resolution.

Life sciences and healthcare: advising clients in biotechnology, bioinformatics and pharmaceutical companies on licensing and drug development agreements, R&D collaboration, IP acquisitions and joint ventures.

Media and entertainment and sports: advising clients from across the media spectrum on a wide range of issues, including exploitation across all forms of digital media and emerging areas, such as user-generated content exploitation; advising clients such as national and international sports governing bodies, event organisers and sponsors on issues including exploitation of commercial rights, brand management, regulatory and disciplinary issues.

Retail and consumer: advising retail and consumer-facing clients on all aspects of the sector, from research and development, production and packaging, through to distribution, promotion and retailing.

Technology and communications: advising on matters ranging from smaller innovative projects to some of the largest, most complex and ground-breaking transactions and disputes of recent years. Its team includes lawyers with a particular focus on communications, devices and components, digital tech and eCommerce, and software and services as well as a number of more specialist industries including data centres, postal and satellites.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Michael Jünemann
Commercial, data protection Fabian Niemann
Corporate and M&A Peter Veranneman
Employment Martin Nebeling
Competition and EU Jörg Witting
IP (patents and trade marks) Christian Harmsen
Regulatory and administrative Jan Byok
Dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration) Jiri Jaeger
Automotive Christian Kessel
Aviation, aerospace, defence and security Jan Byok
Energy and utilities René Voigtländer
Life sciences and healthcare Boris Kreye
Media, entertainment and sport Joseph Fesenmair
Retail and consumer Uwe Lüken
TMT Alexander Duisberg (IT)
TMT Sven-Erik Heun (Telecommunications)
TMT Oliver Jan Jüngst (Electronics)
Number of lawyers : 1,200
in this country : 180
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