Dr. Kai Westerwelle
Partner, Taylor Wessing Partnership; Frankfurt
Dr. Kai Westerwelle is a German Certified Specialist Lawyer in Information Technology Law and advises major national and international companies in all areas of Information Technology Law and Data Protection. He has supported a substantial amount of national and international restructuring and outsourcing projects, M&A transactions and IPOs. He also focuses on China.
Dr. Westerwelle studied at the universities of Bonn, Speyer and Lausanne/Switzerland. After being an assistant professor at the University of Trier, he has been working as attorney with international law firms in Canada, the United States and Germany.
He is the author of various publications mainly in the areas of unfair competition, information technology and data protection. Dr. Westerwelle lectures at the University of Dresden and the Frankfurt School of Business and Finance. He is an active member of the German Society of Law and Information (DGRI) and co-head of the Frankfurt IT-Law Round Tables.