Simon provides comprehensive expertise and longstanding experience in information and communications law
Simon is an associate in our Frankfurt office and a specialised lawyer in all areas of information and communications law. He advises enterprises in cases and projects relating to data protection, communications and media regulation and IP.
Simon is an experienced advisor in situations where highly innovative products face regulatory issues. He is particularly interested in matters such as the Internet of Things, Big Data, Net Neutrality or “Over The Top” Services in telecommunications and media. He also advises on contract design, marketing, distribution and other commercial issues.
He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and an appointed member of the Information Law Committee of the German Bar Association (DAV). He is also editor of the German specialised weblog “Telemedicus” and lecturer on “European Media Law” at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. He regularly speaks at public conferences and writes on topics such as regulation of communications networks, data protection and the future of broadcasting regulation. Before joining us, Simon worked as an in-house lawyer for a large German broadcaster. He holds a PhD (Dr.) and a degree in Information- Telecommunications and Media Law (University of Münster).