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Ted-Philip Kroke (Ted)
Partner

Contact

(T) +49.69.9726.3939
(F) +49.69.9726.3993

Education

  • Court of Appeals, Düsseldorf (Second State Examination 1997); University of Cologne (First State Examination 1994)

Bar Admissions

  • Federal Republic of Germany

Ted Kroke focuses on advising companies on technology-related matters including IT outsourcing and multisourcing projects. He handles software-related projects (SaaS, traditional licensing, distribution), all types of contractual telecommunications matters (including satellite matters and network outsourcing), advises clients on the setting up and operation of e-commerce and m-commerce platforms, and handles several other types of IT projects and IT services relationships. In addition, he advises clients on contractual and regulatory IT security and data protection-related matters. Ted also has substantial experience advising on multijurisdictional BP outsourcing and commercial sourcing projects.

Representative matters include: advising several companies on the IT and data protection requirements in connection with business carve-outs, counseling one of the largest international software companies on its customer agreements, advising an international cloud service provider on its data center sourcing agreements, organizing a data protection review for an international IT company in relation to 22 countries, organizing for an international business group the implementation of a data loss prevention software, and advising on the associated privacy issues in relation to 18 countries.

Some years ago, Ted acquired substantial experience relating to the practical side of handling IT projects acting as the head of the legal department of a German software company.

Ted is author of the annotation to the frequency chapter of the German Telecommunications Act published in Telekommunikationsgesetz, Kommentar und Vorschriftensammlung (Telecommunications Act, Annotations and Collection of Regulations), Kohlhammer, 2005.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Recommended for IT law in:

    JUVE (2013-2017)

    The Legal 500 Deutschland (2017)

Languages

English, German
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