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Carsten Gerlach

Attorney admitted to practice in Germany, certified specialist for information technology law

Practice areas
  • IT contract law, particularly the drafting and negotiation of licensing, project and maintenance agreements
  • Open Source licensing and Open Source compliance
  • IT procurement law
  • Copyright and intellectual property law
  • Data protection law
Clients

Advice to companies and government agencies as clients and contractors, including providers of standard software and industry solutions, providers of online services / portals, federal and regional official bodies, NGOs, publishers, mechanical engineering companies, banks

Contact information

How can I assist you? Please contact us!

Phone: +49 (0) 30 / 20 05 42-0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 / 20 05 42-11
German (native language)
English (fluent, negotiating level)

Curriculum vitae

Brief biography of Carsten Gerlach

  • Born in 1975
  • Humboldt University Berlin Law School
  • Part-time work as industrial software developer and system administrator
  • Law clerkships in Berlin and Toronto, Canada
  • Member of Wendler Tremml Rechtsanwälte Berlin (2003 – 2011)
  • Member of TCI Rechtsanwälte Berlin since 2011

Publications and lectures

Lectures and publications (selected)
Personenbezug von IP-Adressen [IP-Address as personal data] Press: CR - Computer und Recht 2013, 478ff.

Vergaberechtsprobleme bei der Verwendung von Open-Source-Fremdkomponenten [Procurement Problems with Open-Source-Components] Press: CR - Computer und Recht 2012, 691ff.

Copyright, in: Key Aspects of German Business Law

4. Aufl. 2008

Press: v. Michael Wendler/Bernd Tremml/Bernard Buecker

Praxisprobleme der Open-Source-Lizenzierung [Open Source Licensing Problems In Practice] Press: CR - Computer und Recht 2006, 649ff.

Open-Source-Software und Vergaberecht [Open Source Software and Procurement Law] Press: CR - Computer und Recht 2005, 87ff.

Kostenlos und ohne Ausschreibung? Open-Source-Software und Vergaberecht [No Cost, No Tender? Open Source Software and Procurement Law] Press: Behörden-Spiegel 10/2004, 37

Teaching Activity

  • Regular seminars, e.g. for Führungskräfte-Forum des Behörden-Spiegels, a provider of training conferences for senior civil servants
  • Inhouse seminars for the city of Hamburg (ZAF Hamburg) and federal authorities

Memberships