About Me

I enjoy handling complex technology transactions and disputes for international and domestic clients, with a focus on innovative software and data-driven business models.

As a partner in our Munich office and a member of our international Technology and Communications Group, I support suppliers and users of software, hardware and innovative services in the planning and negotiating of technology-based or data-driven national and international projects and transactions.

I have longstanding experience advising clients on legal challenges around developing, licensing and distributing software, cloud computing and software as a service, data analytics, open source software, outsourcing and managed services transactions, ecommerce and m-commerce, IT in M&A transactions, data privacy and data security. I am particularly interested in new business models leveraging IoT, industry 4.0 and artificial intelligence.

I represent clients in IT-related disputes, both before ordinary courts and in arbitration proceedings.
Education

Studied

  • Legal studies at the universities of Freiburg, Dresden (Germany) and Seville (Spain)
  • Doctorate thesis on German copyright law (Technical University of Dresden, research scholar at the Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property in Munich)
  • Legal clerkship in Munich and Sydney

Admissions

  • Admitted to the Munich bar in 2006
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Henriette Picot is 'a very congenial, good lawyer'

Legal 500 Germany 2019, IT

Listed as a leading individual in the field of IT

Legal 500 Germany 2018 and 2019, IT

'Henriette Picot provides 'an extremely high level of legal and negotiation skills' and acts in a 'strategic, clear, transparent, systematic and fair' manner.'

Legal 500 Germany 2016, Data protection

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