- 01. Antitrust, Competition & Investment Control
- 02. Banking & Finance
- 03. Capital Markets
- 04. Compliance
- 05. Corporate
- 06. Employment and Labor Law
- 07. Family Businesses
- 08. IP/IT/Data Protection/Healthcare & Life Science
- 09. Mergers & Acquisitions
- 10. Private Clients
- 11. Private Equity
- 12. Real Estate
- 13. Reorganizations
- 14. Restructuring and Insolvency
- 15. Tax
IP/IT/Data Protection/Healthcare & Life Science
Schindler Attorneys Technology & IP Transactions Practice Team covers the full range of Technology transactions including Data Protection. Collaborating with other core practice groups in the Firm, we regularly advise on and lead negotiations of IP/IT related contracts and deals. With a deep understanding of law and technology, our experts are an integral part of Schindler Attorney’s corporate practice. We also advise our clients in areas of pharmaceutical and medical device law.
Staying current with the constant changes in the dynamic IT space is challenging for our clients. Our lawyers understand the changes and developments in IT law, in particular the planning, implementation and support of complex IT projects including; recording of legal risks and requirements, and advice on suitable measures, as well as drafting, reviewing and optimizing contracts for IT products and services. We also advise on outsourcing projects, in particular on the legal (e.g., regulatory or data protection) framework conditions, and M&A transactions.
We support our clients with all of their copyright needs including protecting copyrights in online content and protecting authors’ and creators’ moral rights. Our clients are diverse, including publishers, authors, artists, entertainment companies, distributors, software and hardware companies, healthcare organizations, artists and start-ups.
We help our clients protect their signature styles, developing and implementing appropriate trademark strategies and managing their portfolio of trademarks. We handle all aspects of trademark law including registering, maintaining and licensing trademarks. We help our clients to enforce their trademark rights against infringement, dilution and counterfeiting.
Distinctive design can be instrumental for success. We counsel in defensive strategies, to make sure that our clients take the right steps in guaranteeing their products are protected against look-alikes.
The complex landscape of compliance, especially through data protection laws and regulations is constantly evolving. We help our clients navigate through this vast field of regulations with nearly 20 years of experience in this field. We support our clients on the implementation of the GDPR, the preparation of data protection law documents (e.g., processing directories, declarations of consent, privacy statements, etc.) as well as in the implementation of advertising measures and international data transfers. We represent our clients before national authorities and courts in data protection matters and additionally conduct data protection impact assessments, audits and regular support in the event of breaches and data subject inquiries.
E-Commerce, Domain and Internet Law
We offer skilled consultation to the legal and regulatory aspects of online activity, including advice and representation in domain name disputes of various kinds. We address all aspects of establishing and maintaining online platforms, including service agreements and vendor contracts, as well as drafting privacy policies and terms and conditions for websites and apps.
We advise on all aspects of product theft and piracy online, preemptive measures and prosecutions.
Unfair Competition Law
Being successful in a competitive marketplace can become difficult if competitors continuously attack your business with unfair competition allegations. We support our clients in analyzing and responding to such allegations while developing any necessary adjustments to their marketing strategy.
IP/IT/Data Protection Disputes
The IP/IT team has vast experience advising clients on contentious IP/IT matters and assisting them in proceedings before courts, tribunals or the public authorities (e.g., the Data Protection Authority).
Healthcare & Life Science
Our Healthcare & Life Science team supports our clients through various, sometimes closely interrelated, legal and commercial challenges of these dynamic and highly regulated sectors.