You don’t need to be afraid of implementing things that do not yet exist. You just need to consider carefully how it should be done and have the right professionals on board. I learned this at several world records and German records in parachute jumping (largest freefall formation).
Martin Schweinoch has been working in IT law for many years. He advises providers and larger users from daily business matters to the contractual structuring and implementation of IT projects and digital business to new business models and structural transformations. This also includes innovative technical designs and services such as open source, cloud computing, apps, or Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things. Where necessary, he represents clients in arbitration proceedings and court disputes.
Awards & Recognitions
Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers: Germany's Best Lawyers 2019–2023
Recommended lawyer in the category “IT Law”
JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms
Frequently recommended lawyer in the category "Technology and Media: Data Protection" (2022/2023)
Frequently recommended lawyer for many years in the category “Technology and Media: Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)”
Competitor about him: “prudent and very careful in the contract design” (2021/2022)
Client about him: “absolute professional, THE bank in IT law”
Competitor about him: “specialist for IT and Digital Business”, “technical and business detailed knowledge of the projects he managed”
The Legal 500: Germany 2018, 2021-2023
Recommended lawyer in the category “Information Technology: Information Technology and Digitalization” (2021-2023)
Recommended lawyer in the category “IT and Outsourcing” (2018)
“Well-known in the market, extremely well prepared, proven in arguments, technically up to date, excellent analytical understanding.” (2021)
Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2020
Recommended lawyer in the category “Data”
“Martin Schweinoch is hailed by peers for his extensive experience providing first-rate counsel to clients on major IT projects, the internet of things and cloud computing.”
Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020
Recommended lawyer in the category “Privacy & Protection”
WirtschaftsWoche in cooperation with Handelsblatt Research Institute; Issue 32/2023
TOP lawyer 2023 in the category "IT Law"
WirtschaftsWoche in cooperation with Handelsblatt Research Institute; Issue 32/2021
TOP lawyer 2021 in the category "IT Law"
WirtschaftsWoche in cooperation with Handelsblatt Research Institute; Issue 34/2020
TOP lawyer 2020 in the category "IT Law"
BITKOM: Chairman of the Working Group Contract and Legal Design, Member of the Steering Committee Law & Taxes (since 2001) of BITKOM
Coordinator for Civil Law and Civil Procedure Law, Member of Working Group 4: Legal framework of Platform Industry 4.0.
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik e.V. (DGRI)
- Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikaton und neue Medien e.V.
- Working Group IT (DAVIT) / Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V.
Martin Schweinoch is co-author of the commentary on the GDPR (ed. Ehmann/Selmayr Beck'sche Kurzkommentare).