NOTOS Attorney Jens Engelhardt in a portrait photo

Jens Engelhardt


Specialist lawyer for copyright and media law
Specialist lawyer for industrial property
Specialist lawyer for IT law

About him

Jens Engelhardt is a lawyer, specialist lawyer for information technology law (IT law), specialist lawyer for industrial property rights and specialist lawyer for copyright and media law.

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.

As a defense counsel, he represents companies and persons responsible in data protection fine proceedings and criminal proceedings before the supervisory authorities and the courts.

Jens advises in both German and English.


Since 2011
Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Information Law at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Since 2010
Lecturer for IT Law at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Department of Computer Science

Lecturer for data protection law at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Department of Computer Science

Since 2008
NOTOS (Partner)

Engelhardt + Braune Attorneys at Law

Skill Portal AG | fairpartners (Legal counsel)

Since 1999
Publisher – Portal for Law. Computer Science. New technologies.



General Studies and Law Studies at Johan Wolfgang Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany


German Society for Law and Informatics e.V. (DGRI)
German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
The International Association of Privacy Professionals – International Technology Law Association

Publications / Lectures (selection)

* Together with Dr. Olaf Stefan Göhrs
** Together with Dr. Martin Steinebach, Patrick Wolf, Jee-Un Kim
*** Together with Dr. Martin Steinebach und Patrick Wolf
**** Together with Erdem Durmus


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