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Philip Kempermann, LL.M.

Philip Kempermann, LL.M.


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

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Philip Kempermann is a partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, a major German independent law firm with more than 300 lawyers and offices in Berlin, Brussels, Chemnitz, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and Zurich. The law firm has a full-service approach including, in particular, construction, general corporate and commercial matters, M&A and international arbitration.

Philip Kempermann was admitted to the bar in 2006 and focusses on IT, data protection and media law. He is a member of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s IP, media and technology and antitrust practice groups. Philip Kempermann advises and represents several large national and international corporations with their IT operations and data protection matters. Additionally, Philip Kempermann assists start-ups with setting up their operations and refining their business models. Philip Kempermann has extensive experience with complex international IT projects assisting various companies with bringing such negotiations to a successful ending and supported his clients during ongoing project operations. Additionally, he regularly advises on software licensing, data protection questions concerning IT operations but also cross border data transfers and licensing of content for digital distribution.


Legal Trainee (Referendar) in Duesseldorf (2004 - 2006)
LL.M. in Legal Informatics (EULISP), University of Hannover and University of Lapland, Rovaniemi/Fi. (2003 - 2004)
Universities of Bayreuth and Mainz (1997 - 2003)
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.

International Scope of the GDPR
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018

The large number of vague terms as well as provisions requiring interpretation in the GDPR create significant application issues for companies. However, it becomes even more of a challenge if companies not established in the EU want to review whether the GDPR is applicable to them. Generally speaking, the European legislator set themselves the goal of creating the most extensive territorial scope of the GDPR possible...

German Supervisory Authorities Publish a "Must List" for Data Protection Impact Assessment
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2018

Article 35 GDPR requires companies to carry out a so-called data protection impact assessment if based on the nature, scope, context and purposes of the processing, the processing is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, Art. 35 (1) Sentence 1 GDPR. The company must then document the processing procedure, identify the risks to the rights and freedoms of the natural persons, and explain what remedial measures the company is taking...

Online Tracking - A Potential Pitfall Resulting in Fines?
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2018

Many companies use so-called tracking tools on their website to analyze the use of the website by their visitors, and possibly also to carry out advertising activities on the basis of user profiles created with the tracking tools. These tracking tools mainly use cookies, i.e. small files that can identify a user of a website and that are deposited on the respective user's computer...

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