Erik is a distinguished and integral member of the IT/IP practice group in Vienna. With a background in software development, his expertise spans across multiple domains, including Open Source Software (OSS), data protection, software licensing, cyber security, IT outsourcing as well as the rapidly growing fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Web3. His unique insights into the industry and his experience allow him to effectively advise both multinational and domestic clients, tailoring his approach to their specific needs.
As a video gaming law expert, he supports companies from this industry by providing comprehensive legal advice on a wide variety of issues, including the specific gaming regulations in Austria. Being a member of the International Videogaming Group enables him to collaborate with colleagues from multiple regions and stay abreast of the latest development in gaming law, ensuring clients receive the most up-to-date and well-rounded advice possible.
|Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing
|2020 – 2023
|Associate, Taylor Wessing
|Trainee, Taylor Wessing
|Law clerk, Higher Regional Court of Vienna
|2018 – 2019
|Associate, Baker & McKenzie Diwok Hermann Petsche
|2017 – 2018
|Legal advisor, Ministry of the Interior
|Trainee, Ruggenthaler Rest & Borsky
|2011 – 2017
|Law studies, University of Vienna
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