Rechtsanwältin, Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law, external data protection officer (certified by TÜV Rheinland)
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Katharina Mayerbacher is Partnerin at ADVANT Beiten's Munich office and member of the IP/IT/Media practice goup. Her main focus is on data protection law. Here, she supports companies in complying with data protection law provisions and assists them in the event of data protection breaches, supervisory authority proceedings and enquiries by data subjects. She prepares and reviews the necessary documentation and contracts and provides strategic advice on the introduction or adaptation of new technologies. Furthermore, her area of advice includes broadcasting, press and copyright law. She specialises in advising clients from the entertainment and publishing industry on all matters relating to press and media law. Another focus of her work is advising private television and radio providers, in particular on legal issues from the regulatory area and in connection with problems arising from business operations.
Katharina Mayerbacher studied law at the Free University of Berlin (Second State Ex-amination 1998, Dr. iur. 2001). Before joining ADVANT Beiten in 2011, she worked as a lawyer in several national and international law firms. She has been a Partner at ADVANT BEITEN since 2017. Katharina Mayerbacher is a specialist lawyer for information technology law and an external data protection officer (certified by TÜV Rheinland).
"Katharina Mayerbacher provides us with comprehensive contractual support, where she thoroughly acquires even the most complicated technical processes. She is very precise in the formulation of contracts and has already negotiated many contracts for our company in a way that they have worked very successfully for us in the long run. She is also a great help when it comes to implementing data protection regulations."
(The Legal 500 Germany 2024)
"Ms Mayerbacher is always ready to provide us with competent assistance. She has familiarised herself with the most complicated technical processes together with us. She has been and continues to be a great support for us in disputes with contractual partners and in the handling of contracts, but also in the area of data protection in recent years."
(The Legal 500 Germany 2023 & The Legal 500 EMEA 2023)
"(...) Katharina Mayerbacher is also very competent. Very precise and assertive, even when negotiations become tough and difficult.", Client
(The Legal 500 Germany 2022 & The Legal 500 EMEA 2022)
Publications / Lectures
Mini Movie with Serious Implications
in: pressesprecher, 5/2015, p. 56 et seq.
She has been a lecturer for media law, among others for the Steinbeis University in Berlin and the University of Erfurt.
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