Beiten Burkhardt

Expert

Expert

Career

Dr Axel von Walter is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT's Munich office and member of the IP/IT/Media practice group. He advises his clients on the entire media law (including copyright, broadcasting law and press law) and information law (in particular IT, tele media and telecommunications law), as well as on competition law. Dr von Walter focuses on the comprehensive advice on data protection law, including compliance issues. In addition to operative advice, Axel von Walter specialises in litigation, particularly injunctive relief.

After he studied law at the University of Munich, he was admitted to the German Bar in 2004. He has been Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT since 2011. Before joining BEITEN BURKHARDT he had been working for other international law firms in the field of IP/IT, media and data protection law, among others, in London. His doctoral thesis was awarded the Faculty Award of the faculty of law of the University of Munich.

Dr von Walter is a lecturer for media and information law at the faculty of law at the University of Munich and he is CIPP/E certified under the IAPP certification scheme for privacy professionals.

The industry journal JUVE lists Dr Axel von Walter as frequently recommended lawyer in the fields of Media and Design Law;
"doing his job quickly and very well" - Client;

as well as in the field of Information Technology;
"very competent" - Competitor

and in the field of Media;
"good lawyer, working fast" - Client
(JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2017/2018)

Dr Axel von Walter is recommend for Data Protection Law, Industrial Property Law, IT Law, Media Law and Press Law.
(kanzleimonitor.de 2017/2018)

The publishing house and information service JUVE lists Dr Axel von Walter as frequently recommended lawyer with regard to trademark law;
"reliable, competent", "very quick, target oriented solutions" - clients

as well as information technology;
"always reliable" - Client.

(JUVE Handbook Commercial Law 2016/2017)

Dr Axel von Walter is an "extraordinary lawyer and advisor, solving problems in a hands-on manner", boasting broad experience and ' und "advising in an extremely competent way".
(Legal 500 Germany 2018)

Languages

English, German

Publications:

"Broadcast law: Game over for Let's Players?"
Dr Axel von Walter (quotations)
in: Computer Bild Spiele dated 02 May 2017

Media law for Twitch etc.: "Also Hobby Radio Broadcasting Requires A Licence"
Dr Axel von Walter (interview)
in: Computer Bild Spiele, volume 06/2017

Admissibility of pre-employment screenings or so-called background checks from the perspective of labour law and data protection
Dr Axel von Walter and Dr Sarah Reinhardt
Compliance-Berater, 4/2015, 114 ff.

"Medienrecht Praxishandbuch“ (Practical Handbook Media Law)
Dr Axel von Walter
in: (publisher: De Gruyter Verlag, 3rd ed. 2014, editor: Axel-Artur Wandtke, chapter: Lauterkeitsrecht (law on fair trading practices))

"A Dispute Over Handbags"
Dr Axel von Walter (quotations)
in: Der Handel, 09/2013, pp. 18 et seq.

"Medienrecht Praxishandbuch" (Practical Handbook Media Law)
Dr Axel von Walter
in: publisher: De Gruyter Verlag, 2011, editor: v. Axel-Artur Wandtke, chapter: Lauterkeitsrecht (law on fair trading practices)

"Handbuch Praxis des Wettbewerbsrechts" (Practical Handbook Competition Law)
Dr Axel von Walter
in: publisher: Lexis Nexis, 2009, editors: v. Koos/Menke/Ring, chapter: lauterkeitsrechtliche Ansprüche (claims arising out of the law on fair trading practices)

"Rechtsbruch als unlauteres Marktverhalten" (Breach of Law as Unfair Market Behaviour)
Dr Axel von Walter
in: dissertation, publisher: Mohr Siebeck, 2008); several articles in magazines.

Lectures:

Making Games Conference / Medientage (Media Days) Munich 2017: Data Protection as of 2018 - What Game Developers Have to Know;

Gamescom Congress 2017: Expert Panelist for eSport (Host: Video Game Bar Association);

"Data Protection, HR and Compliance", Board Academy at Beiten Burkhardt in Munich, joint lecture with Dr Sarah Reinhardt, 18 November 2016;

"I Know What You Did Last Summer …! – The Screening of (Future) Employees", Legal Day in Munich, together with Dr Sarah Reinhardt, 25 June 2015;

Lecturer for media and information law at the Faculty of Law at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich; associate professor at the Akademie der Bayerischen Presse; regular lectures at chambers and associations (e.g. IHK für München und Oberbayern (Chamber of Industry and Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria)).

 

preview

Contact

E-Maile-mail
Axel.Walter@bblaw.com
Phone: +49 89 35065-1321
Fax: +49 89 35065-123

BEITEN BURKHARDT Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Ganghoferstrasse 33
80339 Munich
Germany


V-Card vCard