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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

Philip Kempermann, LL.M.

Philip Kempermann, LL.M.



  • Antitrust Law
  • Compliance
  • Data Processing Law
  • Data Protection Law

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IBA Group
Technology, Media & Communications Group
Group Leader
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.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar since 2006


Dr. iur. 2009
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

Antitrust Law | Compliance | Data Processing Law | Data Protection Law | Information Technology (IT) | Internet Law | IT-Outsourcing Tech-driven transactions | Media Concentration Law | Media Law | Merger Control | Telecommunications Law

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.

Legal Implications of the Coronavirus at a Glance
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020

  The COVID-19 virus (commonly known as the “coronavirus”) is affecting companies’ commercial activities around the world, with particular impact on supply chains and employment and insurance law. There is also a question around the measures the competent authorities may impose to prevent or contain the spread of the coronavirus. A...

CJEU Judgment on the Facebook Like Button - A New Chapter of Joint Controllership
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") published its long-awaited decision on the use of the Facebook Like-Button on July 29, 2019 (Case C-40/17). One major aspect of the judgment is the question to what extent Facebook and website operators who incorporate the Like-Button into their website are joint controllers under European data protection law. As a result, the CJEU affirms this question and takes a firm stand on the conditions for joint controllership...

Risk for International Data Transfers
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019

The international transfer of personal data is part of daily business for many companies. They work with international service providers, have affiliates abroad or cooperate with foreign customers and suppliers. The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) provides a narrow scope for transferring personal data to non-EU countries. According to art...

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