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DORDA

TMT

3 ranked lawyersBand 2AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

DORDA

TMT

3 ranked lawyersBand 2AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading team covering all aspects of TMT. Enjoys a stellar market reputation in IT matters and is active on a wide spectrum of areas covering e-commerce, data protection and outsourcing as well as handling regulatory and contractual issues. Additional areas of focus include software development and cloud computing. Also known for advising clients on broadcasting and digital media as well as telecommunications matters. Further areas of expertise include network security, carrier selection and infrastructure sharing as well as digital marketing strategies.

Strengths

Interviewees hold the firm in high esteem, with one saying: "For me this is clearly the leading team in the Austrian market. With an important matter, I would always go to this firm."

Another source highlights the "good team communication and cooperation, the hands-on approach, and that the team keeps noticeably very much up to date with current legal developments, in line with the dynamic field they are working in."

Work highlights

Advised Vienna Insurance Group on several of its IT projects.

Notable practitioners

Leading figure Axel Anderl commands immense respect among interviewees due to his reputation in both IT and media matters, focusing his practice on outsourcings, cloud computing and trade mark issues. One source confirms that "his technical skills are exceptional," while another highlights his"extensive industry knowledge and an impressive track record of successfully negotiating with major international IT providers, especially in regulated industries."

Up-and-coming partner Nino Tlapak is highly regarded for his specialisation in data protection and GDPR implementation. He has an additional focus on IT and cybersecurity matters. One impressed client says: "His key strength is being able to adapt to the client's needs. Nino Tlapak gives spot-on legal advice that considers the practical technical requirements of his clients."

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Overview

DORDA provides proactive legal advice on a wide range of issues arising in connection both with "new" and "old" media. We assist market leaders as well as start-ups in matters of e-commerce, software, data protection, social media copyright and media law. We do have a strong focus on outsourcing, cloud-computing and software projects. Our team also offers a full range of legal services relating to the protection, exploitation and litigation of intellectual property rights. Further, we advise on all data protection issues, especially on the practical implementation around the General Data Protection Regulation. Our in-depth knowledge in the area of unfair competition and advertising law complements our expertise in IT and IP law.

Our services include:

  • E-commerce
  • Due Diligence
  • Legal assessment on start-ups
  • Outsourcing and supply management agreements
  • Data protection
  • Software license, soft- and hardware maintenance and housing agreements
  • Distribution and franchise agreements
  • Social media
  • Trademark and design patent registrations
  • Enforcement and defense of trademark, copyright, design and patent rights
  • Advice on unfair competition issues (e.g. advertising law, domain disputes)
  • Copyright levies
  • Media law
  • Data center
  • Advice on electronic payment systems
  • Location Based Services

Members

Anderl, Axel (Head of Department)

Heinzl, Bernhard

Seling, Andreas

Tlapak, Nino

TMT Department

DORDA

firm
Department location

Universitätsring 10

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Austria

TMT: Information Technology


Axel Anderl
Band 1
Nino Tlapak
Up and Coming

TMT: Media


Axel Anderl
Band 2