Dr. Claus Färber - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Claus Färber represents clients on all legal matters related to the telecommunications, media and information technology (IT) industries and has extensive experience advising international clients across industries on European data protection matters.

Claus drafts and negotiates software license agreements, other IT contracts, business process outsourcing agreements and significant procurement agreements in the telecommunications, ecommerce and IT industry, and assists with significant litigation in these industries. These projects often break new ground from a technological, commercial and legal perspective and regularly touch multiple sectors of the law, including telecommunications, IT, intellectual property and data protection law, and also require an understanding of the economic and technological background. His transactional experience includes major cooperation and framework agreements, such as internet access in aircraft, Wi-Fi hotspots, roaming, cloud platforms and machine-to-machine communications (M2M).

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  • Main Capital on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Buchner & Camp Partner
  • VR Equitypartner (VREP) on the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Midoco Holding GmbH
  • 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/Germany 2019-2023


  • 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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