Main fields of activity

  • IT law
  • Data protection law
  • Digitisation / Industry 4.0
  • Outsourcing and cloud
  • Project and agile contract design
  • Software licensing, transfer and maintenance agreements


1988-1994 Universities of Cologne and Lausanne
1994-1997Legal clerkship in the Higher Regional Court district of Cologne
2000Doctorate at the University of Cologne
1997-2006Lawyer at a national law firm in Bonn
2006-2018Lawyer at Rödl & Partner in Nuremberg
2018-2020Lawyer at Ebner Stolz in Cologne
since 2020Lawyer at Ganteführer, Marquardt & Partner


  • Chemistry
  • Energy
  • Automotive industry
  • Health and social welfare
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Public sector

Publications (selection)

  • “Datenschutzkonforme Ausgestaltung von KI – Grundlagen und Hinweise zur Umsetzung in der Praxis” (“Data protection-compliant design of AI – principles and guidelines for practical implementation”), ITRB 2019, 262-267
  • “Die DSGVO als wesentlicher Bestandteil von Leistungsbeschreibung und Vertragsgestaltung bei IT-Projekten” (“The GDPR as an essential part of the service description and contract design for IT projects”), in: Fischer/Hoppen/Wimmers, DGRI Handbuch 2018, p. 60
  • “Auftragsverarbeitung Vertragsmuster” (“Order processing sample contract”), 7.2 in: Redeker, Handbuch der IT-Verträge, 41. edition 06.2020
  • “E-Commerce und Fernabsatzrecht” (“E-commerce and distance selling law”), § 26 in: Auer-Reinsdorff/Conrad, Handbuch IT- und Datenschutzrecht, 3. edition, 2019
  • “Informationspflichten” (“Information Obligations”), Part III, in Forgo/Helfrich/Schneider, Betrieblicher Datenschutz, 3. edition, 2019
  • “Kundendatenschutz, Adresshandel und Direktmarketing” (“Customer data protection, address trading and direct marketing”), Part XI, Chapter 1 in: Forgo/Helfrich/Schneider, Betrieblicher Datenschutz, 3. edition, 2019
  • “Application Service Providing/SaaS (Cloud)”, § 14, Commentary with co-author Iris Argyriadou in: Intveen/Gennen/Karger, Handbuch des Softwarerechts, 1. edition, 2018
  • “Auftragsverarbeitung, Joint Controllership und kleines Konzernprivileg” (“Order processing, joint control and small group privilege”), ITRB 2017, 282-285
  • “Datenschutzrechtliche Zulässigkeit von Gesundheits-Apps” (“Data protection law admissibility of health apps”), ITRB 2015, 114-120
  • “Die neue Orientierungshilfe Cloud Computing” (“The new Cloud Computing Orientation Guide”), Version 2.0, ITRB 2015, 169-172


  • Davit – Member of the Executive Committee of the Working Group for IT Law at Deutscher Anwaltverein
  • DAV – Member of the Information Law Committee at Deutscher Anwaltverein
  • ITRB – Co-editor of IT-Rechtsberater, Otto Schmidt Verlag
  • DGRI – Member of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik
  • Member of the advisory board of it-sa – IT-Security Messe Nürnberg


  • Lecturer in the Information Technology Law course at DeutscheAnwaltAkademie
  • since 2006 Lecturer at BeckAkademie in the field of IT law
  • Regular speaker at the it-sa in Nuremberg since 2009

GANTEFÜHRER Wirtschaftsprüfer, Steuerberater, Anwälte