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Data Protection Regulation: a new business challenge

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which has been in force since 25 May 2018, has tightened data protection law in the EU and brings new business challenges. As a data protection law firm, we are there for our clients in all matters relating to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and national, European…
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8. April 2022 0

Termination of online contracts by electronic means

Termination of online contracts by electronic means: is this legally accepted in Germany?  In its ruling of 29 April 2021, the Regional Court of Hamburg declared a clause providing for electronic communication only to be invalid. According to the case, a  consumer advice centre had criticised the general terms and conditions clause of an online…
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17. September 2021 0

Games law in Germany

Due to the creativity of gaming-participants, Online Law brings constantly new legal challenges up, which we are more than ready to solve with our specialist attorneys. The current legal questions around gaming show the rapid development in all aspects of Games Law. Of course, the classic console games still exists, but the trend towards online…
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23. August 2018 0

IT Outsourcing under German law

IT outsourcing transactions must be legally supported. Depending on the content of the specific project, local, national and international IT outsourcing can be involved in advising on the general IT law, data protection law, professional law, antitrust law, intellectual property rights and intellectual property rights. Our IT outsourcing practice includes the outsourcing of simple or…
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23. August 2018 0

German internet law

Information technologies and the Internet have enormous potential for administrations, businesses and industries, as well as for consumers; in order to do so, however, it is fundamental that internet regulations are respected. At the same time, the new technical possibilities also lead to related dangers. In Internet Law, problems can start with simple mistakes, like…
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23. August 2018 0

eBay law

The most famous sales and trading modern platform eBay has left its initial legal uncertainties in the past; now all the questions and problems have been clarified by the court and the legal framework has been strengthened. This concerns e.g. questions regarding the liability of eBay itself, rights and duties of buyer and seller, delimitation…
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23. August 2018 0

Facebook law

The legal relationships of Facebook users (as well as in relation to third parties) are constantly changing as a result of new “provisions” (General Terms of Use of Facebook), special agreements, and new opportunities advertised or offered by Facebook, as well as amendments to the jurisprudence and legislation. This sort of „flood“ of regulations is…
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23. August 2018 0

Apps under German law

APPs differ from standard software mainly through the distribution channel. The single APP developer has no immediate way to determine the conditions for the APP distribution itself. Rather, it is subject to the sales conditions and license terms of the respective distribution platforms for iPhone Apps (iTunes-like by iDPLA, iPhone / iPad Developer Program License…
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23. August 2018 0