ITechLaw 2010 European Conference

28–29 October 2010 • Berlin, Germany • Hotel Adlon Kempinski

Dr. Fabian Niemann
Partner, Bird & Bird LLP; Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. Fabian Niemann specializes in technology, outsourcing, data protection, digital media and copyright law.  He advises providers and customers in technology transactions, outsourcings, commercial contracts, data protection and privacy, IT, online and mobile issues and regulatory requirements, as well as in technology, copyright, license and copyright levy disputes.  He has a particular focus on the evaluation of new business models and issues arising from digitalization, convergence and virtualization.

He has extensive experience in cloud computing issues and transactions for both providers and customers, including related data protection, regulatory, copyright and contractual questions. He is involved in German IT and e-commerce associations' approach to high-end issues such as cloud computing and copyright levies.  He regularly publishes and speaks on IT, outsourcing, cloud computing, data protection and copyright issues.  He studied law, wrote his doctoral thesis and obtained his legal training in Bonn, Cologne, London and the United States.  He is a member of ITechLaw, DGRI and GRUR.