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Dr. Undine von Diemar


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  • University of Michigan (LL.M. 2005; German Academic Exchange Service [DAAD] and The Rotary Foundation scholarships recipient); University of Potsdam (Doctorate degree 2002; Wolf-Rüdiger-Bub-Award [law faculty award of Potsdam University]; Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation scholarship recipient); Second State Examination (Niedersachsen, 2004); First State Examination (Berlin-Brandenburg, 1999); University of Potsdam and Humboldt University of Berlin (Law studies, 1994-1999; Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation scholarship recipient)

Bar Admissions

  • Federal Republic of Germany

Undine von Diemar's practice focuses on technology transactions, in particular cloud computing and IT outsourcing, and on data protection matters, including international data transfers, data breaches, internal investigations, e-discovery, and global compliance projects. She also regularly advises on IT and data protection legal issues in M&A transactions and represents clients in litigation proceedings, particularly unfair competition disputes that have a technical background, and in disputes concerning failed IT projects.

Representative matters include advising: salesforce.com in numerous customer negotiations and data protection law matters; the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on EU data protection issues; and Cray, the Supercomputer Company, in IT procurement proceedings and data protection law matters.

Undine coordinates Jones Day's European Privacy & Cybersecurity practice, which consists of a team of dedicated privacy lawyers across Jones Day's European offices.

She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and will serve as IAPP Munich KnowledgeNet co-chair for the 2015/2016 term. She is also a member of the German Federal Association of Data Protection Officers (Berufsverband der Datenschutzbeauftragten Deutschlands [BvD] e.V.) where she is actively involved in holding advanced training programs for data protection officers. Undine is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) and the German Association of Law and Informatics (DGRI).

Honors & Distinctions

  • Legal 500 Germany (2015-2017): recommended for data protection and IT, where clients praise her as an "invaluable expert in data protection matters on national and global level" with "first-class work results"

    Chambers Europe (2014-2017): "Leader in the Field" — client quote: "a very tough negotiator"

    JUVE (2012-2017): IT law

    Handelsblatt (2015-2017): among the best IT lawyers in Germany


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