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Heiner Baab

Dr. Heiner Baab

Attorney at law and specialist IT law attorney


  • IT law

    • Structuring of contracts

    • Licensing and distribution law

    • Software/IP

    • Hosting & Outsourcing

    • E-Commerce

    • Smart Metering

  • Privacy

    • Design of business models

    • Use of data, information for data subjects

    • Legal basis: consent, contracts, legitimate interest

    • Rights of data subjects (e.g. right to access)

    • Data processing for customers or by suppliers

    • International data transfer

    • Data breaches (including notification to the authority)

    • Data protection management system according to GDPR
      with GAP analysis and development plan

  • Industrial property rights

  • Compliance


​Studied law at the Universities of Mainz (Germany), Dijon (France) and Surrey (UK)

  • 1989: LL.M. (Dickinson/ Penn State, USA) 

  • 2000: PhD in law (Dr. iur.) 

  • Since 1991: Attorney-at-Law (New York) 

  • Since 2000: Rechtsanwalt (attorney) in Germany

  • Since 2009: Specialist IT law attorney

  • Since 2018: cert. Data Protection Officer DPO-TÜV

  • Member of

    • German Association for Law and IT (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik) (DGRI)

    • Frankfurter Anwaltsverein (Frankfurt Bar Association), German Section IT law (DAV-IT)

    • German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV)

  • Vice-President of the German-French Lawyers Association (DFJ)

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