Hardware and software contracts
We draft and review IT contracts from acquisition and development, through adaptation and use, to the maintenance and servicing of software or hardware. We are also happy to guide you through the contract negotiations for you or provide advice if your IT project goes wrong.
E-commerce and distance selling
From the classic B2C online shop to the marketplace solution: we advise and support providers and operators in legal implementation, prepare the necessary legal texts and monitor required information obligations.
You want to offer your solution as a mobile application or distribute content or services via such mobile offers? We understand the specifics.
Be it your own corporate presence on a social media platform or the distribution of content or offers via such platforms – we will show you the legal pitfalls.
Platforms and Cloud Computing
We advise platform operators, SaaS providers or other service providers of cloud solutions on the creation and enforcement of user guidelines and other legal texts as well as the structuring of the various legal relationships.
Online- und e-mail marketing
We will show you which forms of digital advertising (e.g. e-mail, lottery, social media, display, search engines, affiliate) are possible and what you need to be aware of. Our consulting services range from the classic distribution list to advertising networks and CRM & DMP solutions.
Software development is not possible without open source. We can advise you, both as a provider of an open source solution and with regard to the use of open source solutions from third parties. When drafting software contracts, we always keep the possible use of the various open source models in mind.
AI, Blockchain, Industry 4.0, carIT, E-Learning and Smart Data. Topics of the digital future are affecting us even today, because for many of our clients the future is already part of their everyday practice.
We advise providers of IT services such as ASP, housing and hosting as well as in the context of cloud solutions on the legal structuring of customer relationships, from the contract offer to the service level agreement.
We advise and assist in IT transactions, from the sale of system solutions and other IT know-how to restructuring measures, including measures to secure own legal positions such as software escrow.
Online sales and online commerce
We can support you in setting up online distribution systems and in designing your digital business model, right up to the Omni-channel system.
Our specialists in procedural and litigation law will assist you in disputes, both in court and in arbitration, conciliation or mediation, in order to help you assert your rights.
Our employment law specialists will provide you with the necessary agreements and other legal texts, such as BYOD agreements, e-mail and internet use, IT guidelines and agreements for freelance developers.
Whether website/platform creation, protection of digital content or domain disputes: we provide advice on all issues relating to securing your digital presence and ensure compliance with the legal requirements for telemedia.
IT law has to be based on data protection. We always bear in mind requirements from the DSGVO or other data protection regulations.
International IT Law
Digitisation does not stop at national borders. With our close network of colleagues all over the world, we are also prepared for European and international projects.
E-signature, e-payment, e-invoicing
Are you or are you planning to be entirely digital from conclusion of contract to invoicing and payment? Then we will advise you on the legal requirements and possibilities, including electronic signature procedures.
If you are in the public sector or wish to apply for a public procurement procedure, our team will advise you on all relevant provisions of IT law relating to public procurement law and support you in the use of EVB-IT ( additional T&C provisions relating to IT procurement).
(Non) implementation of an ERP
In connection with the failed implementation of an ERP solution, we advise and represent the provider in and out of court to defend against alleged claims for damages.
Integrated hardware-software packages
We are drafting business and licence conditions for a research and development institution, which include the sale of hardware components for industry with permanently integrated control software.
We are advising a provider of IT compliance solutions on the conversion of its software products to a completely cloud-based offering, and in this context we are conducting training courses for the company’s decision-makers.