Jörg specialises in the Internet, IT, media and telecommunications sectors and advises TMT companies on transactions and projects, product launches and the design of business models.
His clients include search engines, blogging and microblogging services, access providers, various hosting services and large Internet portals, which he advises and represents in particular on questions of liability on the Internet. In this context, which is continuously developing and is characterised by conflict, Jörg has led and continues to lead a large number of often ground-breaking test cases, particularly on questions of copyright, personal rights, press law and data protection law.
|Since 1997||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|1994 – 1996||United Nations, New York/Programme Officer|
|1998||Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law, New York|
|1996 – 1997||Degree studies in law, New York University, New York|
|1995||Admitted as a lawyer, Hamburg|
|1994||Second state examination, Hamburg|
|1991 – 1994||Legal clerkship, Hamburg|
|1990||First state examination, Hamburg|
|1985 – 1990||Degree studies in law, University of Hamburg|
|1984 – 1985||Degree studies in law and sociology, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main|
Jörg Wimmers / Dr. Britta Heymann, 2017, Rechtliche Kritik am NetzDG-Entwurf
|Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) and its Special Committee for Copyright Law and Publishing Law
Vorstand der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik (DGRI)
International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)