Dr. Claus Färber focuses his practice on all legal aspects related to the telecoms, media and technology industries and is a member of the German Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice group in Munich. Claus advises on major cooperation and framework agreements in IT, ecommerce and communications, such as internet access in aircraft, Wi-Fi hotspots, roaming, cloud platforms and machine-to-machine communications (M2M). These projects often break new grounds from a technological and commercial as well as legal view and regularly touch multiple sectors of the law, including telecommunications, information technology and intellectual property law, and also require an understanding of the economic technological background.

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  • Drafting a framework agreement between a leading European telecommunications group and major German book distributors, establishing a common e-book platform
  • Drafting and negotiating of the framework agreement between a leading European telecommunications group and a Wi-Fi hotspot operator, establishing a joint Wi-Fi network in Germany and further European countries
  • Drafting agreements for international cooperation in the area of machine-to-machine communications and embedded subscriber identity module cards (e-SIMs) for a leading European telecommunications group

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  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2019


  • Bar Association of Munich (Rechtsanwaltskammer München)


University of Munich, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2015
Higher Regional Court of Munich, Second State Exam, 2009
University of Munich, First State Exam, 2004


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Dr. Claus Färber

Insights & Events / Media

Zeitschrift für Datenschutz (Germany) / December 1, 2016

Cyber Security Law & Practice: Volume 2, Issue 4 / April 2016

Cyber Security Law & Practice (London) / April 2016

Betriebs-Berater (Germany) / April 4, 2016

Der Betrieb, Issue 45 / November 6, 2015

MMR MultiMedia und Recht, Issue 6 / June 2014

Legal Tribune online / July 3, 2012