Fritz-Ulli, LL.M. is a specialist in IT law and advises national and international clients on IT, telecommunications and data protection law. He has special experience in legal issues of digitalization and artificial intelligence.
His main areas of practice include the drafting of IT contracts and general terms and conditions of business and the support of complex data protection projects as well as advising telecommunications providers or their contractual partners on infrastructure projects and product launches. He also advises the public sector on large-volume IT and infrastructure projects, in particular the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Construction and Home Affairs and its downstream divisions.
|Since 2020||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2015 – 2019||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2014 – 2015||Lawyer, BridgehouseLaw Germany, Cologne (now DWF Law)|
|2013 – 2014||Research Assistant, Institute for Legal Informatics (IRI), Leibniz University Hanover|
|2010 – 2011||Research associate (IP/IT), Schindhelm Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Hanover|
|2018||Specialist lawyer for information technology|
|2014 -2016||Postgraduate studies "Media Law and Media Business", TH Cologne, degree: "Master of Laws (LL.M.)" as best in class|
|2011 – 2013||Legal clerkship, Higher Regional Court of Celle with stations inter alia at the Lower Saxony State Media Authority, Hanover and the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Berlin, Second State Examination|
|2007 – 2008||Internship, Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Accra, Ghana|
|2004 – 2010||Studies of law, focus on private and public media law, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, first state examination|
„Agile contracts: Drafting contracts for agile development for project managers“, together with Stefan Roock (dpunkt.verlag, Heidelberg, 2017, in German)
„Conclusion of a contract with AI, rescission and damages“ in: Kaulartz/Braegelmann (eds.), Legal Handbook Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Verlag C.H.Beck, Munich, 2020 (in German)
„Possibilities and limits of the exemption from liability“ in: Linardatos (ed.), legal handbook Robo Advice, Verlag C.H.Beck, Munich, 2020 (in German)
Co-author of the commentaries on Art. 6 para. 4, Art. 46, Art. 49, Art. 50 DS-GVO as well as Sections 23, 24 FDPA (BDSG) in: Schwartmann/Jaspers/Thüsing/Kugelmann (eds.), Commentary on "General Data Protection Regulation with Federal Data Protection Act" (2nd edition, C.F. Müller, Heidelberg, 2020) (in German)
"When machines conclude contracts: Declarations of intent in the use of artificial intelligence", in GRUR-Prax 2019, 298-300 (in German)
"Artificial Intelligence and Data Protection Law - an Overview" in „BvD-NEWS - The Professional Magazine for Data Protection“ of the Professional Association of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners of Germany (BvD) e.V., Edition 01/2019, 14-17 (in German)
"Artificial Intelligence: In the field of tension between law and technology", in InTeR – Journal on innovation and technology law, 2018, 9-15 (in German)
"The interconnection of autonomous systems in the context of contract and liability", in: InTeR - Journal on innovation and technology law, 2016, 188-194 (in German)
"The criterion of ‚identifiability‘ in big data analysis procedures", CR – journal ‚Computers & law‘, 2015, 724 - 729, together with Klaus Brisch (in German)
|German Association of Law and Informatics (DGRI) e.V.
German Bar Association (DAV) e.V.
Cologne Bar Association (KAV) e.V.
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AI regulation around the world
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