Dr. Truiken J. Heydn


Dr. Truiken J. Heydn Dr. Truiken J. Heydn

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Location:TCI Rechts­an­wäl­te Mün­chen

German(native language)

English(fluent and business fluent)

Practice areas

  • Conflict Management: Litigation, International and Domestic Arbitration (DIS, ICC, VIAC, SCC, ad hoc), Mediation (as counsel and as arbitrator/mediator), in particular disputes concerning IT Project Crises and Failed IT Projects, License Disputes, Hacker and Malware Attacks, Cyber Security Incidents
  • IT Law: IT Project Contracts (software implementation projects, in particular ERP software, Agile Projects, in particular Scrum), Internet of Things (IoT), Outsourcing Contracts, Cloud Computing Contracts: Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Data Protection Law
  • Intellectual Property Law (Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Competition Law): Software Licensing Law, Infringement of Software Rights, Software License Compliance and Software License Audits, Patent License Disputes, Research and Development Contracts
  • Media Law: Website Compliance
  • Product Liability and Product Safety Law: Global Product Recalls, representation before Market Surveillance Authorities, Technical Compliance, Artificial Intelligence (AI)


Include highly prestigious, very well-known, globally operating large and medium-sized companies from the following industry sectors:

  • Software
  • Hardware, electronics and semiconductors
  • Digital content and services
  • Internet
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Advertising
  • Computer games
  • Media (TV, print, online)
  • E-Mobility
  • Payment systems
  • Chemistry and pharmaceuticals
  • Food
  • Real Estate
  • Fashion and lifestyle
  • Sports and entertainment
  • Logistics
  • Medical devices

Curriculum vitae

Brief biography of Dr. Truiken J. Heydn

  • Born 1969
  • University of Regensburg Law School
  • Legal clerkship in Regensburg
  • Bar admission 1995 (inter alia at Baker & McKenzie in Frankfurt, Dallas/Texas and Munich, where she established as partner the Litigation/Arbitration department with a focus on information technology, intellectual property and copyright law)
  • 1997 doctoral degree (Dr. jur.) from the University of Regensburg, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dieter Henrich (partnership law)
  • July 2011 Founding partner of TCI Rechtsanwälte München

Case Studies

Publications and lectures

Lectures and publications (selected)

Schuster/Grützmacher (Eds.), IT-Recht [IT Law]

Commentary, Sections 249-254 (damages), 823, 826 (tort law) of the German Civil Code; Sections 1-4 of the Product Liability Act; Sections 1-3, 6 of the Product Safety Act, publisher Dr. Otto Schmidt, 2020

Durchsetzung von Rechten des geistigen Eigentums [Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights]

(together with Frauke Schmid-Petersen and Irini Vassilaki), publisher C.H. Beck, 2009

Vermarktung von Gebrauchtsoftware [Commercialization of Used Software]

in: Kilian/Heussen, Computerrechts-Handbuch [Computer Law Handbook]

Publisher: Verlag C.H. Beck (loose-leaf)

Ausgestaltung von SCRUM-Verträgen nach werkvertraglichen Grundsätzen [SCRUM Agreements under Contract for Works Principles]

Bayerischer IT-Rechtstag, Munich (October 2019)

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