Peter Huppertz is a dedicated IT lawyer, said to be “very strong across all aspects of IT” including outsourcing, software development and managing major dispute resolutions.
Peter Huppertz is partner at Hoffmann Liebs, a medium-sized German independent law firm with around 60 lawyers in Düsseldorf. Since 1979, the firm has been advising national and international clients on complex and demanding business law mandates. Hoffmann Liebs covers almost all areas of law relevant to corporate practice. The firm’s competence ranges from comprehensive business law support to advice on complex transactions and unusual specialised matters. Hoffmann Liebs combines years of practical experience with the distinctive law specialisations.
Peter Huppertz oversees the information technology and data privacy practice of Hoffmann Liebs and is a certified specialist lawyer for IT law. He has been working almost exclusively on legal issues relating to information technology since 1998. His consulting activities include the support of transactions in the IT area as well as the legal project management of complex licence, e-commerce and IT projects (especially IT outsourcing). Further service areas of his are data privacy, software licensing, including open-source software, and IT-related litigation (failed IT projects and software copyright infringement lawsuits).
Recently, Peter Huppertz assisted a leading IT-outsourcing provider in several complex outsourcing projects in the banking and finance sector.
Peter Huppertz publishes regularly and appears as a speaker at specialist events. He is co-author of IT-Outsourcing and Cloud Computing, the first comprehensive legal publication in this field in Germany, and a lecturer in IT law at the German Lawyers Academy. He is also a member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) and a member of the information law committee of the German Bar Association.