Esche Schümann Commichau

IT and Outsourcing

Outsourcing and IT projects

Consulting support for the planning and execution of complex IT projects and system implementations such as outsourcing of IT applications and services; implementation and modification of standard and customized software; procurement law aspects of IT projects, advice on IT projects in crisis, escalation and conflict management in IT and software projects

IT contract law

Design and consulting on the conclusion of IT agreements and on software licensing and distribution models, including particularly software purchasing and leasing, software as-a-service and platform-as-a-service contracts, software maintenance and support agreements; consulting and training agreements; SLAs; software development contracts; hardware procurement contracts, IT procurement law (EVB-IT; BVB); open source and OEM software; software license management, software in bankruptcy.

Data privacy and security

Advice on data privacy-related matters, particularly regarding data collection and management, order data processing, cross-border data processing, data warehousing; data privacy policy structuring

IT lawsuits and patent infringement litigation

Representation in lawsuits concerning IT contracts and projects; documentation of defects; independent proof methods; arbitration; mediation; patent infringement suits concerning information processing and/or communications.

Technology transactions

Preparations for, oversight of and conclusion of transactions relating to technology firms and IT due diligence. IT-related antitrust law

IT labor law

 

IT single-plant bargaining agreements and corporate policies on the use of e-mail, internet, whistleblowing systems