Dr. Andreas Leupold - Profile
Upon recommendation of his peers Dr. Andreas Leupold LL.M has been included in The Best Lawyers® in Germany list in the fields of Information Technology Law, Litigation and Media Law. (Copyright by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC) and is listed by Handelsblatt under business lawyers for IT law, litigation and media & entertainment law. In 2018 his law firm Leupold Legal was awarded the "Global Law Experts - 3D Printing Law Firm of the Year in Germany".
As a lawyer Dr. Andreas Leupold has been advising clients from Germany, England, USA and many other countries mainly in the areas of IT law, Media & Entertainment law, Gaming and Gambling law, Trademark, Copyright and Competition law for over 20 years. He is the author of the guide “3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing and Rapid Manufacturing” („3D-Druck, Additive Fertigung und Rapid Manufacturing“) published by Franz Vahlen Publishing House. As an industry lawyer he is well acquainted with the legal questions of 3D print as well as the special challenges that copyright law and intellectual property, trademark and patent law as well as product liability poses for present businesses and companies using additive manufacturing. He has published articles in magazines and professional journals that have a high practical relevance and provide their readers with comprehensible background knowledge.
In information technology he mainly supports middle-sized businesses and companies listed on the stock exchange, particularly with the drafting and introducing of new ERP systems and other software, in the outsourcing of IT infrastructures and business processes, with the drafting and negotiation of project contracts as well as service level agreements (SLA), with all legal questions of cloud computing, with the sales and distribution and licensing of software, with IT asset management and in the protection of person-related data.
Due to the litigation representation of one of the worldwide largest e-commerce platforms in numerous court cases for many years and the legal representation before court of world-wide well-known companies from different industries, Dr. Andreas Leupold has gained considerable knowledge and well-founded practical experience in defending against and enforcing claims to cease-and-desist and compensation of damages.
In Media & Entertainment law he helps his clients to enforce their rights to film and music works. Among other things he advises his clients in the checking and preparation of catalogues of rights as well as with the transferring and licensing of rights of use to copyright protected works.
In Gaming and Sports Betting law he advises national and international companies, among other things, in the opening up and exploitation of the German market for sports bets and the licensing of computer games.
Dr. Andreas Leupold supports his clients in out-of-court and in court pursuance of legal claims against the unauthorized use of protected trademarks and protected business names.