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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Samuel Klaus is a "rising star who shines in data privacy and TMT matters".

Biography

Samuel Klaus is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's information and communication technology and intellectual property group in Zurich. He advises clients regarding technology projects, outsourcing transactions and in all matters related to software development, licensing, e-commerce, data security, data protection and data privacy issues, in particular related to new technologies such as AI, BIM, IoT or DLT.

Some recent examples of Samuel's expertise include advising Manor Group in all matters related to ICT and data protection, advising Valora in a dispute with service provider T-Systems related to the partial termination and migration of services in what could become a landmark judgment; and advising Bayer Consumer Care and Bayer Switzerland in all data protection matters.

Samuel is registered with the Swiss and Zurich Bar associations and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. He is an active member of the ITechLaw association and vice-chair of its tech M&A committee as well as a member of the Information Security Society Switzerland and the Licensing Executives Society (Switzerland).

Samuel studied at the University of Zurich (lic iur 2002; Dr iur 2009), KU Leuven and UC Berkeley (LLM in law and technology, 2014). After his LLM, he worked as an associate at one of the top technology law firms in the Silicon Valley. He has experience as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Zurich, as judicial secretary at the District Court of Zurich, and as legal counsel for a large technology consulting company as well as for a large public utility company in the energy sector. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 2016, Samuel Klaus worked as an associate in the IP and IT team of a major law firm in Zurich.

Data - Data Security 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Samuel Klaus possesses "excellent communication skills as well as top-notch legal knowledge" and excels at navigating clients through complex data security and cyber-crime issues.

Biography

Samuel Klaus is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's information and communication technology and intellectual property group in Zurich. He advises clients regarding technology projects, outsourcing transactions and in all matters related to software development, licensing, e-commerce, data security, data protection and data privacy issues, in particular related to new technologies such as AI, BIM, IoT or DLT.

Some recent examples of Samuel's expertise include advising Manor Group in all matters related to ICT and data protection, advising Valora in a dispute with service provider T-Systems related to the partial termination and migration of services in what could become a landmark judgment; and advising Bayer Consumer Care and Bayer Switzerland in all data protection matters.

Samuel is registered with the Swiss and Zurich Bar associations and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. He is an active member of the ITechLaw association and vice-chair of its tech M&A committee as well as a member of the Information Security Society Switzerland and the Licensing Executives Society (Switzerland).

Samuel studied at the University of Zurich (lic iur 2002; Dr iur 2009), KU Leuven and UC Berkeley (LLM in law and technology, 2014). After his LLM, he worked as an associate at one of the top technology law firms in the Silicon Valley. He has experience as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Zurich, as judicial secretary at the District Court of Zurich, and as legal counsel for a large technology consulting company as well as for a large public utility company in the energy sector. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 2016, Samuel Klaus worked as an associate in the IP and IT team of a major law firm in Zurich.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Samuel Klaus is highly commended for his extensive expertise in a range of complex matters including outsourcing projects and data protection matters related to new technologies.

Biography

Samuel Klaus is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's information and communication technology and intellectual property group in Zurich. He advises clients regarding technology projects, outsourcing transactions and in all matters related to software development, licensing, e-commerce, data security, data protection and data privacy issues, in particular related to new technologies such as AI, BIM, IoT or DLT.

Some recent examples of Samuel's expertise include advising Manor Group in all matters related to ICT and data protection, advising Valora in a dispute with service provider T-Systems related to the partial termination and migration of services in what could become a landmark judgment; and advising Bayer Consumer Care and Bayer Switzerland in all data protection matters.

Samuel is registered with the Swiss and Zurich Bar associations and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. He is an active member of the ITechLaw association and vice-chair of its tech M&A committee as well as a member of the Information Security Society Switzerland and the Licensing Executives Society (Switzerland).

Samuel studied at the University of Zurich (lic iur 2002; Dr iur 2009), KU Leuven and UC Berkeley (LLM in law and technology, 2014). After his LLM, he worked as an associate at one of the top technology law firms in the Silicon Valley. He has experience as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Zurich, as judicial secretary at the District Court of Zurich, and as legal counsel for a large technology consulting company as well as for a large public utility company in the energy sector. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 2016, Samuel Klaus worked as an associate in the IP and IT team of a major law firm in Zurich.

National Leader

Switzerland - Data 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Samuel Klaus stands out among peers as a “very smart and well-regarded practitioner” who is “highly active in the field of new technologies, such as AI”.

Biography

Samuel Klaus is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's information and communication technology and intellectual property group in Zurich. He advises clients regarding technology projects, outsourcing transactions and in all matters related to software development, licensing, e-commerce, data security, data protection and data privacy issues, in particular related to new technologies such as AI, BIM, IoT or DLT.

Examples of Samuel's expertise include advising Manor Group in all matters related to ICT and data protection, advising Valora in a dispute with service provider T-Systems related to the partial termination and migration of services in what could become a landmark judgment; and advising Bayer Consumer Care and Bayer Switzerland in all data protection matters.

Samuel is registered with the Swiss and Zurich Bar associations and admitted to practise throughout Switzerland. He is an active member of the ITechLaw association and vice-chair of its tech M&A committee as well as a member of the Information Security Society Switzerland and the Licensing Executives Society (Switzerland).

Samuel studied at the University of Zurich (lic iur 2002; Dr iur 2009), KU Leuven and UC Berkeley (LLM in law and technology, 2014). After his LLM, he worked as an associate at one of the top technology law firms in the Silicon Valley. He has experience as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Zurich, as judicial secretary at the District Court of Zurich, and as legal counsel for a large technology consulting company as well as for a large public utility company in the energy sector. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 2016, Samuel Klaus worked as an associate in the IP and IT  team of a major law firm in Zurich.

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