Practice Areas

  • High-Tech and Cyber Security
  • Information Technology
  • Data Protection
  • Licensing and other Commercial Transactions,
  • Corporate and Venture Capital including Equity and Debt Financing Transactions
  • StartUp-Advisory
  • Trademarks
  • Commercial Contracts Law
  • Press & Media
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Additional qualifications
  • Certified IP Lawyer
  • Foreign Lawyer Israel (Germany)
Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer, admitted to the Bar in 2006
  • University of Augsburg
  • Doctorate at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Dr. jur.)
  • Employment and Partner at various major law firms in the area of IP / IT mainly for companies from the technology and internet sector
Languages
  • English, French, German, Hebrew
Memberships
  • Member of German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
Awards
  • Ranking „Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020″ in the area of “IP/IT, Data Protection” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
Publications
  • Ritzmann, Katy: In Israel you simply sign a contract and send it per email, in Venture Capital Magazin Special, 14f
  • Ritzmann, Katy und Hänig, Andreas: Das Safe Harbor-Urteil und seine Folgen, in: K&R, 2016, Beilage 1 zu Heft 9, 40 ff. (The Safe-Harbor decision and it‘s consequences)
  • Ritzmann, Katy: Was das Pick-Up-Urteil für RTL bedeutet, in: HORIZONT, 18.02.2016
  • Ritzmann, Katy: EuGH bringt Geschäftsmodell der IT-Riesen ins Wanken, in: Die Welt, 06.10.2015
  • Ritzmann, Katy: Kachelmann siegt gegen Springer-Verlag, in: Der Tagesspiegel, 30.09.2015
  • Ritzmann, Katy: Der Markenschutz von Werbeslogans, Tectum Verlag Marburg, 2009 (Dissertation)
  • Law firm
    29 June 2020

    Germany's best lawyers 2020: 45 lawyers of GSK Stockmann recommended by Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers

    Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt have published "Germany's best lawyers" of the year. A total of 45 lawyers of our law firm are recommended as leading experts in their field in German...

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  • GSK Updates
    19 June 2020

    Corona Matching Facility and package of measures for start-ups and SMEs

    After a long waiting period, the 2 billion-euro package of measures has now been implemented in both pillars. The measures have been designed to provide financial support for innov...

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  • GSK Updates
    09 April 2020

    Corporate financing in times of the corona-virus – available government programmes

    In order to mitigate the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, various economic and financial policy measures have been announced, initiated and adopted at federal and...

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