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Wolf Theiss

TMT

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What the team is known for

Solid name in the Austrian market with an experienced team in the field of data protection, including issues of consumer protection, compliance and regulatory investigations. Also active in the areas of cloud computing, software licensing and e-commerce. Represents clients in proceedings before both civil and criminal courts, including those involving personality rights and the right to be forgotten. Frequently advises on cross-border mandates and has a prestigious international client base comprising digital media, major technology and gaming companies.

Work highlights

Assisted Tricentis with a complex software licence agreement in connection with a cooperation and distribution agreement with a European software development company.

Notable practitioners

Georg Kresbach advises online streaming platforms, such as large tech multinationals, on data protection, media regulatory and consumer protection law issues. He also assists technology and media clients with IP-related issues such as copyright infringement, including their representation in connected court proceedings.

Roland Marko advises a variety of clients from the TMT industry on digitalisation projects, including assistance with contracts such as cloud computing and software licensing agreements. He has an additional focus on data protection matters, offering particular expertise in GDPR implementation projects and enforcement proceedings before the Austrian data protection authority. A client appreciates his comprehensive expertise, stating: "Roland Marko is a really good data protection lawyer, and also on related litigation and corporate law issues."

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Overview

TMT is part of Wolf Theiss' firm-wide Intellectual Property & Information Technology practice, comprising more than 30 lawyers working in 13 offices.

Our expertise includes software license contracts, IT outsourcing projects, cloud computing, online business solutions, gaming, e-commerce, online entertainment (Streaming TV) and media, cyber security and telecommunications law.  We are also experts in data protection law and have advised several big ticket clients on the implementation of the GDPR.

Key industries are IT, new media, high-tech life sciences, banking and finance, insurance, retail and telecommunications. Clients include both multinational corporations such as Microsoft, Google and Tencent, and significantly smaller but highly specialized firms.

Members

Kresbach, Georg (Head of Department)

Marko, Roland

Pomorski, Paulina

Retter, Kurt

Wrabetz, Phillip

Zemann, Adolf

Zhang, Elisabeth

Clients

Airbnb

Apple

Disney

Facebook

Google

Instagram

Microsoft

Netflix

Samsung

Tencent

Tricentis

Twitter

WhatsApp

YouTube

Industries

Banks

Fashion

Healthcare

High-tech

Insurance

Life Sciences

Luxury Brands

Media

New Media

Pharmaceuticals

Retail

Technology

Telecommunications

TMT

Wolf Theiss

firm
Location

Schubertring 6

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Austria

TMT: Information Technology


Georg Kresbach
Band 4
Roland Marko
Band 2