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Dr. Katia Helbig LL.M.

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB


Dr. Katia Helbig is a counsel in the Munich office of Baker McKenzie. She has more than 17 years of experience advising national and international companies on all areas of information technology law, including computer/software, media, telecommunications, internet and data privacy law. Before joining the Firm, she has worked as legal director in a leading media company and for a major international law firm.

Practice Focus

Katia advises German and international clients on all legal aspects related to information technology law, including computer law, media law, internet law, e-commerce law, intellectual property law, data protection law and telecommunications law. Her practice includes advising clients on complex outsourcing contracts, hardware and software contracts, e-commerce and data protection issues.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining the Firm, Katia handled the following matters:

  • Advised globally acting companies on complex IT outsourcing projects.
  • Advised international companies on software licensing and IT service agreements.
  • Advised international companies on global implementation of divers IT systems.
  • Advised an international company on the introduction of a new CRM system.
  • Advised a media company on distribution agreements with global telecommunication operators.
  • Advised international companies on the implementation of data privacy concepts.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Bar Association (IBA) – Member


  • Germany (2000)


  • University of Edinburgh (LLM) (2000)
  • University of Munich (Dr. jur.) (2000)
  • Regional Court Munich (Assessor Exam) (1996)
  • University of Würzburg (Referendar Exam) (1993)


  • English
  • French
  • German


Author, "Schutz der Wirtschaftswerbung durch Verfassungsrecht und Gemeinschaftsrecht," VVF Verlag, 2000