Dr. Michael Karger

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

Practice areas
  • IT law
  • IT projects in the fields of ERP and KIS (tender procedure, project agreements, advice during project crises)
  • Outsourcing, Outtasking
  • Service level agreements
  • Privacy / Data Protection, IT compliance, IT security
  • Social Media
  • E-Commerce
  • Copyright law
  • Public business law (procedures of public authorities and administrative courts) relating to IT, the Internet and media

Providers and customers in the following sectors:

  • Healthcare
  • Finance
  • Television, film, the media
  • Publishing, electronic publishing and specialist databases
  • IT-Security
  • Government
  • Churches and charitable organizations and institutions
  • Food and beverage
  • building services
  • automotive suppliers
  • Faciliities

Contact information

How can I assist you? Please contact us!

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 38 36 788-0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 38 36 788-99
German (native language)
English (fluent, negotiating level)

Curriculum vitae

Brief biography of Michael Karger

  • Born in 1961
  • 1983 - 1991: Ludwig-Maximilians University Law School, Munich
  • 1991: law clerkship in San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • 1992: admitted to the bar
  • 1993: visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, USA
  • 1993: research scholarship German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • 1995: doctoral degree (Dr. iur.) Humboldt University, Berlin; Prof. Dr. Christoph G. Paulus, LL.M. Doctoral thesis on comparative law (Discovery in Software Infringement Litigation)
  • 1998 to 2011: Partner at Wendler Tremml Rechtsanwaelte, Munich
  • From 2007: Lecturer at Deutsche AnwaltAkademie
  • 2011: Founding partner of TCI Rechtsanwaelte Munich

Publications and lectures

Lectures and publications (selected)
Inhouse seminars and trainings

Author of expert blog on IT law Press: C.H. Beck (beck-blog)

Member in team of authors for an IT legal manual Press: Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt

Software-Erstellung: Schutz und Realisierung von Software (Urheberrecht, Wettbewerbsrecht, Arbeitnehmer-Urheberrecht) [Software Development: Protection and Realization of Software (Copyright Law, Competition Law, Employee Copyright Law)]

Software-Erstellungsverträge [Software Development Agreements], 2nd ed. 2014

Press: Schneider/Graf von Westphalen

Betrieblicher Datenschutz und Cloud-Computing: Entnetzung [Data Protection and Cloud Computing in Businesses: Going Offline]

Rechtshandbuch Betrieblicher Datenschutz, 2014 (mit Dr. Sandro Gaycken)

Press: Forgo/Helfrich/Schneider

Wird Cloud Computing zu neuen juristischen Herausforderungen führen? [Will Cloud Computing lead to new legal challenges?]

Inside the Cloud, Tagungsband der DSRI Herbstakademie, 2009 (mit Dr. Frank Sarre)

Press: Taeger, Wiebe

Teaching Activity

  • Lecturer at Deutsche AnwaltAkademie in certification courses on IT law, including the subjects of international IT law and provider contracts
  • Speaker on IT law at seminars offered by the publisher Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, Cologne, including talks on software audits, IT project contracts, software leasing and social networks