Christian Saßenbach has been a lawyer at Oppenhoff since 2021. He studied law at the University of Trier and obtained his LL.M. with a focus on IP/IT at the University of East Anglia (Norwich, England). He was also a research assistant in the employments & benefits department of an international law firm, working primarily on employee data protection. During his legal internship, Christian Saßenbach worked at Oppenhoff and in the Cologne notary’s office of Dr. Bischoff & Dr. Bürger, among others. During the course of his legal training at the Cologne Public Prosecutor’s Office, he also gained an insight into the work of the Cybercrime Central and Contact Point „Zentral- und Ansprechstelle Cybercrime“ (ZAC NRW).
Christian Saßenbach advises and represents national and international companies on IT and data privacy law matters. In particular, he advises on IT project contracts and general business terms and conditions. A further focus of his work is data protection topics, in particular the processing of health and employee data. Christian Saßenbach also has advanced knowledge of gaming and e-sport law.
Articles and Essays
Bei Updates von Spielen ist Fingerspitzengefühl gefragt [A skilled hand is required when updating games]
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung dated 20 July 2022 (in collaboration with Malte Menken)