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Lawyers for data protection law and IT security law

Reliable protection of personal data has become a top priority for companies, not least following the coming into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Similarly, growing threats from cybercrime are highlighting the importance of IT security. 

The CMS lawyers for data protection law and IT security law advise national and international companies from a wide range of sectors on how to ensure their business models and processes are aligned with the applicable data protection regulations. We develop data protection and IT compliance strategies for you and advise on all technical aspects of system data protection and data security. 

If a crisis situation arises, due to actual or alleged data protection violations within the company or due to an external attack on IT systems, our data protection and IT security lawyers handle communication with the authorities and also represent you in court if necessary.

Looking for advisors with relevant experience in data protection and IT security? Please see below for a list of our lawyers specialising in this area.

For more information on our services around data protection law and IT security law, please click here.

 
Prof. Dr. Winfried Bullinger
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Berlin
Winfried Bullinger is one of Germany’s leading copyright lawyers. He advises his clients on all aspects of intellectual property law, including media law and know-how protection and also represents...
Dr. Sebastian Cording
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht (Certified lawyer for IT law) | Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht (Certified lawyer for copyright and media law)
Germany, Hamburg
With more than 20 years of experience, Sebastian Cording advises his clients on complex IT and technology projects. He specialises in IT outsourcing and the introduction of ERP systems, drafts and negotiates...
Dr. Ralf Dierck
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Munich
For more than 30 years, Ralf Dierck has been a trusted partner for major, globally operating companies, representing their interests on different panels and platforms. He advises and represents them in...
Florian Dietrich
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht (Certified lawyer for IT law) | Co-Head of TMC, CMS Germany
Germany, Cologne
Florian Dietrich is a digital business sector and IT law expert, advising leading digital platform providers on their innovative online business models. He also works with e-commerce and online marketing...
Prof. Dr. Matthias Eck
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Stuttgart
Matthias Eck advises German and international clients on all intellectual property and unfair competition law matters. He focuses on patent, trademark, copyright and competition law, advises on and negotiates...
Dr. Pietro Graf von Fringuelli
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Co-Head of the CMS Technology, Media & Communications Group
Germany, Cologne
Pietro Graf Fringuelli is partner at CMS and co-head of the CMS Technology, Media and Communications sector group. In this role, he leads a team of over 650 lawyers. Described as "the most innovative...
Dr. Axel Funk
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Stuttgart
Axel Funk is an expert when it comes to drafting and negotiating contracts, in particular in the context of special projects and outsourcing transactions. He also advises on all aspects of software development...
Dr. Gerald Gräfe
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Head of Commercial, CMS Germany
Germany, Stuttgart
Gerald Gräfe is regularly advising clients on purchasing, production and distribution matters, including product liability and product safety. Gerald has a focus on drafting complex contracts and T&Cs...
Dr. Malte Grützmacher, LL.M. (University of London)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht (Certified lawyer for IT law)
Germany, Hamburg
With a focus on software copyright and licensing, Malte Grützmacher advises and represents German and international IT companies. He also advises software users on IT project and outsourcing agreements...
Dr. Markus Häuser
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Head of TMC, CMS Germany
Germany, Munich
Technology law expert Markus Häuser advises international technology and media companies as well as companies from various other industry sectors, e.g., finance, insurance and healthcare, on digital...