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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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2017
  • Licensed specialist for Intellectual Property
  • Foreign Lawyer Germany (Israel Bar Association)
  • Employment and Partner at various major law firms in the area of IP / IT mainly for companies from the technology and internet sector
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2006)
  • Doctorate at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Dr. jur.)
  • University of Augsburg
Languages
  • English, French, German, Hebrew
Memberships
  • Member of German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
Awards
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2021” in the area of “Data Protection Law, Intellectual Property Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Data Protection” (The Legal 500 2021)
  • Ranking „Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020″ in the area of “IP/IT, Data Protection” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
Publications
  • Ritzmann, Katy / Mössner, Philipp / Bernau, Timo: Initial Public Offerings 2021- Jurisdiction Chapter: Germany, in: Global Legal Insights, Fifth Edition, p. 73 – 83.
  • Ritzmann, Katy: In Israel you simply sign a contract and send it per email, in Venture Capital Magazin Special, 14f.
  • Ritzmann, Katy / 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)
  • Deal News
    23 July 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises two investors within the framework of the upcoming HomeToGo Listing

    GSK Stockmann advises PG HoldCo and Princeville Capital, investors in the Berlin-based travel start-up HomeToGo, in relation to the planned listing via a SPAC structure on the Fran...

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  • Media review
    18 June 2021

    Initial Public Offerings 2021 - Germany

    The current edition of the Global Legal Insights series provides essential insights about IPOs in Germany The Global Legal Insights series provides essential insights into the curr...

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  • GSK Updates
    18 June 2021

    News in sales law to the second

    This update informs about upcoming fundamental changes in the law on the sale of consumer goods in general. In addition, it specifically explains the upcoming requirements for the ...

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