Digitization is making its way into almost all areas of life and is changing the world as we know it.
New technologies such as Big Data applications, Internet of Things or Distributed Ledger are changing the economy and creating new applications and values for numerous industries, but are also bringing with them a multitude of new demarcation issues and disputes.
In the IT and telecommunications sector, our experts have accompanied the development of this industry from the very beginning. They know the business-critical issues of start-ups and corporations - and their products.
We advise you across the board on the legal challenges associated with digitization.
Our range of advice includes:
Digital Business19.09.2023 Newsletter
In view of the constantly growing variety of games and tournaments in e-sports, the number of new e-sports players is also increasing rapidly. Each e-sports player has their own specific idea of what position they would like to take in the world of e-sports. These ideas can be realised in the best possible way with the right choice of legal form. With this in mind, we are providing a guide to distinguishing between unsuitable and more useful legal forms, which is tailored to the individual goals and needs of e-sports.
Oppenhoff has once again advised the EIC Fund extensively on its investments in Germany. This time, the EIC Fund has invested in the tech start-up STABL Energy GmbH. The investment was made as an equity investment as part of a Series A financing round under the "Horizon Europe Programme".
Digital Business31.07.2023 Newsletter
In the metaverse, the real world is linked with the virtual world. Professional activities can also benefit from the metaverse: employees meet each other in virtual rooms using avatars and work together from different locations, they complete training courses, practise manual operations and contact customers to sell their company's own products. However, working with the metaverse does not only offer numerous possibilities, it can also have an impact on employees’ physical and mental health, which has to be borne in mind. Also under the aspect of occupational health and safety, the metaverse is not a legal vacuum.