Dr. Thomas Stögmüller, LL.M.(Ber­ke­ley)

Partner, cer­ti­fied spe­cia­list for in­for­ma­ti­on tech­no­lo­gy law

Dr. Thomas Stögmüller Dr. Thomas Stögmüller

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Location:TCI Rechts­an­wäl­te Mün­chen

German(native language)

English(fluent, negotiating level)

Practice areas

  • IT law, in particular license agreements, service level agreements and Terms & Conditions
  • Outsourcing
  • Telecommunications law
  • Data protection
  • E-commerce, in particular website check, Terms & Conditions and privacy policy
  • Copyright law and intellectual property rights (patents and trademark law), competition law
  • Antitrust law


German, British and U.S. companies in the following sectors:

  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Service providers in the fields of Internet advertising and search engine marketing (SEM)
  • Electronic commerce
  • Logistics
  • Banks and pharmaceutical and chemical companies as customers of IT and outsourcing services
  • Wholesalers and suppliers

Curriculum vitae

Brief biography of Dr. Thomas Stögmüller

  • Born in 1966
  • 1986 – 1995: Law studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, law clerkships in Munich and Sydney
  • 1991 – 1995: Fellowship at the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law
  • 1993: doctoral degree (Dr. jur.) from Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Gerhard Schricker, on the subject of “Deutsche Einigung und Urheberrecht” [German Unification and Copyright]
  • March, 1995: admitted to the bar in Munich
  • 1995 – 1996: successful completion of LL.M degree program at the University of California, Berkeley with a scholarship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
  • 1997 – 1998: lawyer (senior civil servant status, Regierungsrat z.A.) in the telecommunications department of the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Transport and Technology, Munich
  • since 1998 practice of law in Frankfurt  (including at Clifford Chance and as head of IT and telecommunications law practice group at Haarmann Hemmelrath) and in Munich
  • June, 2008: Certified specialist attorney for information technology law
  • July, 2011: Founding partner of TCI Rechtsanwälte in Munich
  • Since September 2017: Assistant lecturer of the law faculty of Georg-August-University Göttingen

Publications and lectures

Lectures and publications (selected)

Vertrieb von Software über das Internet [Online Software Distribution]

Handbuch der IT-Verträge, Cologne (2018)

Press: Redeker (ed.)

Procurement of standard software for an unlimited period for one-time or recurrent payment

Handbook of Software Law

Press: Intveen/Gennen/Karger (together with Dr. Thomas Fischl)

Internationale Bezüge des IT-Rechts einschließlich Internationales Privatrecht [International References in IT Law including International Private Law]

Münchener Anwaltshandbuch IT-Recht, Munich, 3rd revised and extended ed. 2013

Press: Leupold/Glossner (ed.)

Vertraulichkeit und Integrität informationstechnischer Systeme in Unternehmen [Confidentiality and Integrity of Corporate Information Technology Systems]

Press: CR 2008, 435

Teaching Activity

  • Assistant lecturer of the law faculty of Georg-August-University Göttingen
  • Guest lectures at the law faculty of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg
  • Lecturer for certification courses in IT law at Deutsche Anwaltakademie
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