Kaufmann

Julia Kaufmann LL.M.

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB

Biography

Julia Kaufmann is a partner in the Munich office of Baker McKenzie. She has been admitted in Germany since 2006 and in New York, USA, since 2009. In addition to her studies in Germany, Julia obtained her Master of Laws degree at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.

Practice Focus

Julia advises both German and international companies on all legal issues related to information technology, sourcing, data privacy and data protection, e-commerce, marketing and matters related to Internet and media law. She assists international online businesses with regard to commercial issues as well as compliance with consumer protection and data privacy law. Julia also focuses on outsourcing projects, development and implementation of multi-jurisdictional data privacy compliance programs, and software licensing and IT services agreements. In 2011/2012, she worked for one year in our Chicago and Dallas offices, primarily for US clients.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised one of the world’s most renowned media content platforms on numerous matters related to e-commerce, data privacy and marketing matters.
  • Advised Staples on the implementation of a new online-shop system.
  • Advised an international leading manufacturer of home appliances on the implementation of an app controlling home appliances.
  • Advised one of the world's most famous and renowned online hotel reservation providers on the implementation of a global data privacy structure in 50+ countries.
  • Advised a global pharmaceuticals company on the global implementation and distribution of a health care related app.
  • Advised Allianz on a ten-digit data center outsourcing deal with IBM.
  • Advised a global packaging manufacturer on the implementation of a global HR database in 45+ countries.
  • Advised a service provider for financial institutions on the implementation of a new service for financial institutions in the European market.

Professional Honors

  • Recommended for Information Technology in Germany, Legal 500, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in Germany 2019 for date protection law and information technology, Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Germany's Best Lawyers in Data Protection and IT Law, Handelsblatt 2019
  • Names of the next generation, Legal 500 2018
  • Acritas Star, Acritas Sharplegal 2018

Admissions

  • New York~United States (2009)
  • Germany (2007)

Education

  • University of Texas at Austin (LL.M.) (2008)
  • Higher Regional Court of Munich (Second State Exam) (2006)
  • (First State Exam) (2004)

Languages

  • English
  • German

Previous Offices

  • Chicago
  • Dallas

Publications

Author, Client Alert: "Potential Privacy Shield Suspension," April 2018

Author, Client Alert, "Urteil des BAG zur Überwachung von Mitarbeitern," August 2017

Author, Client Alert: "Insight into the New German Federal Data Protection Act Supplementing the GDPR," July 2017

Author, LegalBytes and b:INFORM: Privacy Groups challenge EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, January 2017 

Presentations

Presenter, "Association of Corporate Counsel in Amsterdam: GDPR," June 2018

Presenter, "IAPP Conference in Washington D.C.: Aktuelle Datenschutzentwicklungen bei internen Untersuchungen," April 2018

Presenter, "Forum Seminar IT-Recht in München: Vorträge zu E-Commerce und zu Cloud-Projekten," May 2017

Presenter, "Tech Talk 2017: Seeking certainty in an uncertain digital world, and Panelist (with Brian Hengesbaugh)," Cyber Security risks in the digital age, Baker McKenzie, London, 10 May 2017