He conducts negotiations and litigations when technology and/or IT projects are in a state of distress, in (imminent) infringements of copyrights, trademark rights, business, and trade secrets and in unfair competition. The strategic planning and implementation of complex and often international procedures form the focus of his activities.
In addition, Jens has more than 20 years of experience in advising and drafting contracts for national and international clients in matters of IT and technology law, in particular in questions of the legal structuring of IT projects, IT outsourcing, software projects, multimedia projects and research and development projects, plant construction, licensing and distribution, technology transfer and in the legal structuring and safeguarding of innovative and digital business models.
Jens is a leading adviser and external Data Protection Officer (DPO) for companies in the area of data protection, IT security and IT compliance in conjunction with the development and realization of data-protection and safety concepts according to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In the introduction of new software and new technologies such as CRM-Systems, Big Data Applications, blockchain technologies, tracking systems, credit card payment systems (PCI-DSS), location-based-services and social media applications he develops for companies application strategies and solutions in accordance with the best-practice method, compliant in each case with data protection regulations.
Lecture* 13. October 2015 „Arbeitnehmerwechsel und Know-how-Schutz“ (“Employee change and trade secret protection”) at IHK Darmstadt
*together with RA Björn Riedinger
Lecture 11. September 2014 „Cloud Computing – Vertragsbeziehungen und Gestaltungsoptionen“ (“Cloud Computing – Contract Relations and Design Options”)- at IHK Darmstadt CIO Conference (in cooperation with IT FOR WORK), available: Vortrag…pdf
Lecture 24. April 2013 „Wie schütze ich meine Software? – Vom Ideenschutz über den Marken- und Titelschutz zum Urheberrechtsschutz und den technischen Schutzrechten“ (How do I protect my software? – From the protection of ideas to trademark and title protection to copyright and technical rights) – Joint Lecture with Patent Attorney Dr. Thomas Bürvenich, Tergau und Walkenhorst Patentanwälte at the IT & Media Fair, Darmstadt
Lecture 19. November 2013 „IT-Risikobewertung in Lage- und Geschäftsberichten aus Sicht des haftenden Geschäftsführers / Vorstands“ („IT risk assessment in management and business reports from the perspective of the liable managing director / executive board“) – at the meeting of the Committee on Industry, Research and Innovation of the IHK Darmstadt Rhein Main Neckar
bei der Continental Automotive GmbH
Lecture 27. February 2013 „Vertragliche Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten und rechtliche Besonderheiten beim eProcurement“ (Contractual design options and legal requirements for e-procurement) at the 3rd Forum of the Federal Association for Materials and Purchasing (BME)
Lecture 24. August 2011 “Immaterialgüterrechte in der Insolvenz“ – Arbeitskreis InsO Rhein-Main e.V.
Lecture contest 29. September 2010 at an event held by the BVMW (German Association of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses): “Know-how-Schutz statt Patentschutz” against patent lawyer Dr. Andreas Walkenhorst with “Patentschutz statt Know-How-Schutz”