Jan is a specialist lawyer in the field of information technology law. He specialises in IT contract law, data protection law, software licencing, e-commerce, and gambling laws.
Among other things, he heads up the external advisory team for a variety of projects concerning the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), providing advice to national and international clients. Moreover, Jan assists foreign companies from the software and online-entertainment industry in dealing with the challenges of the German market in terms of regulatory requirements, contract law, and matters relating to IP law.
|Since 2019||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2017 – 2019||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2014 – 2016||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2012 – 2013||Independent lawyer|
|2011 – 2012||Research assistant, Taylor Wessing|
|2013||LL.M., La Trobe University, Australia|
|2012||Admitted as a lawyer, Hamburg|
|2011||Doctoral degree on procedural issues regarding the right to inspection|
|2011||Second state examination, Hamburg|
|2009 – 2011||Legal clerkship, Hamburg, leading international law firm in the field of patents, Cape Town|
|2008||First state examination, Hamm|
|2008||Legal studies, Münster|
|2005||Legal studies, Freiburg|
AI, data protection and data ownership, PlugIn – Wir denken das Recht der digitalen Zukunft, edition #17, January 2019
Springer–Verlag: Lehrbuch Wirtschaftsrecht, 2. Auflage, Kapitel zu IP / IT / Medien, 02.12.2018, mit Dr. Tobias Schelinski
C.H.Beck: Artikel in der MMR 2018, 586 zu Lootboxen in Computerspielen, 09/2018, mit Dr. Tobias Schelinski
Bundesanzeiger Verlag: Praxishandbuch Compliance Management, Beitrag 'Arbeitnehmerdatenschutz',09/2018
Latest news & insights
Gambling in Metaverse
Recently, the Metaverse promises to become a platform for a gambling offering in a new dimension. We provide a brief overview on the regulation on online gambling and the new challenges arising through the Metaverse.
by Jan Feuerhake, LL.M. (Melbourne) and Dr. Fabian Masurat, CIPP/E
German Gaming Law – Update 2021 / 2022
The long-awaited (partial) liberalization of German gambling law has taken place. We look at developments over the past year, explain the reasoning of the various courts and current developments.
by multiple authors
New opportunities abound for online gambling businesses
German gambling law – Update 2020/2021
by Dr. Paul Voigt, Lic. en Derecho, CIPP/E and Jan Feuerhake, LL.M. (Melbourne)
Dr. Axel Frhr. von dem Bussche, LL.M. (L.S.E.), CIPP/E
Dr. David Klein, LL.M. (Univ. of Washington), CIPP/E
Dr. Paul Voigt, Lic. en Derecho, CIPP/E