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Dr. Henrik Hanssen

Senior Associate

Dr. Henrik Hanssen
English, German
Practice Group
Intellectual Property

Henrik Hanssen has in-depth knowledge in data privacy law and advises our national and international clients on all related issues, such as proceedings against data protection authorities, data protection audits, international data transfers, e-discovery proceedings, data privacy agreements and data policies. IT related matters, including complex IT projects, software and maintenance agreements as well as outsourcing agreements, are also in his area of focus.

Henrik also helps national and international companies protecting and enforcing their intellectual property. He studied law in Kiel with a focus on IP law. While working as a research and teaching assistant at the University of Kiel, he received a Ph.D. for his dissertation in the fields of IP and unfair competition law.

During his legal clerkship he worked, inter alia, for the economic department of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., and for an international law firm in Hamburg.

Areas of focus

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein, 2014
  • Dr. iur., Kiel University, 2012
  • First State Exam in Law, Kiel University, 2010
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