Legal Opinions in IT Law

Expert Opinions in IT Law


PLANIT // LEGAL is at your service for expert opinions regarding IT law matters. They will lend their expertise, which is shored up by their legal and technical qualifications, to the legal assessment of complex technical issues. PLANIT // LEGAL lawyers (such as Claudia Bischof and Dr. Bernard Freund) are well versed in IT matters as certified experts carrying the title of a ‘Fachanwalt für IT-Recht’, i.e. lawyers officially certified in IT law as their chosen area of legal expertise. In addition to their legal expertise PLANIT // LEGAL lawyers have technical expertise. Claudia Bischof has studied Software Engineering, Dr. Bernhard Freund is a Master of Computer science with a longstanding experience as a programmer. These dual qualifications allow for a particularly efficient production of well-founded expert opinions.

Dr. Bernhard Freund and Dr. Bernd Schmidt were recognised as Experts for IT Products (Dr. Bernhard Freund in both the legal and technical field, Dr. Bernd Schmidt in the legal field) by the Independent Centre for Data Protection for the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein (ULD) according to Section 3(1) of the former Privacy Seal Regulation (Datenschutzgütesiegelverordnung as in force until 24 May 2018). The recognition was reserved for independent and specially qualified experts for carrying out studies on legal and technical requirements of IT-products. The certification procedure leading to the award of the Data Protection Seal (Datenschutz Gütesiegel) by the ULD has been discontinued as of 24 May 2018; accordingly, the recognition as Experts for IT Products has also been discontinued.