IT law and internet

We provide legally certain solutions to IT problems

Businesses base their internal and external affairs on information technology and the internet. A company’s in-house software is essential for creating values; exchanging information via the cloud is handy for working together; and a corporate presence online is an indispensable marketing tool. Spirit Legal LLP’s attorneys-at-law can advise you on a range of aspects of IT and internet law, including:

  • Drawing up GTCs, terms of use, legal notices, legally required information, cancellation and privacy policies for websites
  • Advice on warnings about non-compliance with information requirements in the case of distance selling contracts and in electronic commerce
  • Checking websites for legal compliance, including the protection of young people in accordance with the Interstate Treaty on the Protection of Minors (JMStV)
  • Web design contracts, online marketing, mobile commerce and e-payment
  • Action against brand name and trademark right infringements by domains, domain grabbing and typosquatting
  • Liability issues and contract drafting for access, hosting and content providers
  • Hardware and software contract law, including software maintenance and software project agreements
  • Legal issues in cloud computing and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies
  • IT procurement procedures (BVB and EVB-IT)
  • IT-specific criminal law, including computer fraud and sabotage, data spying and interception
  • Appointment of internal and external data protection officers and creation of data protection concepts

Our clients include system vendors, operators of online shops and comparison websites and software developers and distributors. We also advise people appointed as data or minor protection officers as well as companies from a wide variety of sectors that are active online. In addition to sound legal knowledge, Spirit Legal LLP’s attorneys-at-law also use their technical expertise to answer any questions you have about IT and the internet.

The Leipzig-based law firm Spirit Legal advises domestic and foreign businesses with an international focus. Our core consulting expertise is in the areas of e-commerce, corporate, competition, trademark, IT and data protection law. When it comes to legal matters, our industry experience makes us the ideal specialists for start-ups, travel companies and the hotel industry.

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