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Dr. Katy Ritzmann
+49 30 203907-0

Profession and Position

  • Lawyer, admitted to the Bar in 2006
  • Partner under the German Partnership Act

Special Qualifications

  • Licensed specialist for Intellectual Property
  • Foreign Lawyer Germany (Israel Bar Association)

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

Education and Professional Experience

  • 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


  • German, English, Hebrew, French


  • Member of German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)


  • 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)