Dr. Marcus Schreibauer

Dr. Marcus Schreibauer


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 211 13 68 352

Fax +49 211 13 68 100

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

“very experienced, competent and sociable”

JUVE handbook, 2018/2019

Marcus Schreibauer concentrates on litigation and counselling in the areas of intellectual property law, information technology law and data protection law. He advises, amongst others, on transactional matters such as negotiating and drafting licensing agreements, technology project agreements and M&A transactions. Marcus is experienced in technology- and IP-related court litigation and arbitration proceedings. 

Marcus also advises clients with respect to all aspects on data protection law, data security and compliance issues. His work includes representing clients in proceedings before data protection authorities, data protection provisions in contracts, privacy issues in M&A and outsourcing deals. He is co-head of our Cyber Security Task Force.

Marcus is admitted to practice as a specialist lawyer in information technology law (Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht).

He is a member of the working council "software" of the German Association of Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (GRUR). Best Lawyers 2020 mentions him as a leading lawyer in information technology law. Competitors call him a "very experienced and competent attorney". He regularly publishes articles on IP and IT topics. Marcus is, inter alia, co-author of the "Auernhammer", a commentary on German data protection law.

Awards and recognitions


Recommended lawyer for data protection, information technology and digitalisation
Legal 500 Germany


Recommended lawyer for data protection law and information technology
Legal 500 Germany


Included for IT law
Edition Best Lawyers™ in Germany


Recommended lawyer for IT transactions, outsourcing and data protection
JUVE handbook


Recommended lawyer for "Information Technology: Information Technology (including contracts)"
Legal 500 EMEA


Recommended lawyer for "Information technology: Data protection"
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Osnabrück University


German Association of Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (GRUR)

Licensing Executives Society (LES)

Representative experience

Advising a leading encryption technology provider on an international project and licence agreement.

Advising a producer of specialty chemicals on a worldwide IT outsourcing agreement.

Advising an IT service provider on project agreements, licence agreements and data protection terms in service agreements.

Advising a leading payment service provider on an international data protection audit.

Advising a payment service provider on handling a data breach.

Representing a technology manufacturer in connection with the successful defense against cyber attacks.

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