Contemporary issues


  • 03(2020: tecnews of tecLEGAL Habel and LLP Law | Patent; Coronavirrus risk:  subject: Coronavirus-Risks: Exclusion of the obligation to fullfill a contract, also for both parts? A legal orientatuion for German law and first answers. Currently in German only 🙁 …teclegal-nl-032020
  • 02/2020: tecnews of tecLEGAL Habel and LLP Law| Patent; subject: “Trade Secrets and Secret Know-how: The New German Trade Secret Act from April 2019 – How to Transform into Contract Drafting, also a checklist” by Oliver M. Habel, RA (attorney- at -law).  02_20 Das neue GeschGehG_Umsetzung
  • 08/2019: IWZR /Magazine for Iternational Business Law): Oliver M. Habel “Punitive Duties and Non Tariff Trade Barriers in Contracts within International Business”.Beitrag Habel_IWRZ_5_2019
  • tecnews 04/2019: Oliver Habel “Punitive Damages And Other Trade Barriers – Who Shall Bear The Related Costs in International Contracts for Sale or for Work?”.23_04_2019 Strafzölle und Handelshemmnisse PDF. Upps, in Geman only? Upon request I can send you a summary in English or just give me a call.
  • November 22, 2018: Munich:  “The revised law for contracts for work in the IT Business”. As Co-organizer and attendee.
  • October 10, 2018: Bavarian IT-Legal Summit: “Data Business and Data Economy”. As attendee.

September 12.-15, 2018: Autumn Academy of the German Foundation for Legal Informatics; gave  a lecture and presented a book chapter about “Industrial IoT and what is necessary to transform IoT and Big Data applications into the legal business. dsri-herbstakademie_2018 Neu. dsri-herbstakademie_2018 Neu

July 19, 2018:, Munich: gave a lecture about “Industrial IoT: How to transfer IoT and Big Data Applications into legal terms of business”.

June  7/8, 2018: Conference of International Computer Law Associations, Paris; moderator of the panel”How to secure innovation? The role of BlockChain” and substitutional  lecture the presentation of Professeur Nicolas Bincent “BlockChain Governance”.

March 2018: Oliver Habel ” The New Law For Work, In Effect since Jan. 01, 2018, With Changes Also Related To Sales Law – What Need To Be Changed In T&C?”03.2018_Änderungen u.a. im Kaufrecht zum 01.01.2018. Upps, in Geman only? Upon request I can send you a summary in English or just give me a call.

November 22, 2017: The German Federal Supreme Court ( BGH ) decided that the seller still has a claim for payment of the contract price even the PayPal Buyer Protection which is part of PayPal´s business model over here, had returned the already payed sales price to the buyer due to his /her objection. We will report about further legal details as soon as the grounds of the judgements are published. 

IP-/Competition Law

IT, TK, E-Business and Internet

  • Betrieblicher Datenschutz, Rechtshandbuch, Forgo/Helfrich/Schneider; Beck Verlag, 2014: Kapitel 3: “Werbung im Internet”, (Translation: Company Internal Data Protection, Editors: Forgo/Helfrich/Schneider; Chater 3: “Advertising in the Internet”, by Dr. Oliver M. Habel/Eckart Müller)
  • Recht der Daten und Datenbanken im Unternehmen, Conrad/Grützmacher; Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, Cologne; Kapitel: “Grundsätze der Auftragsdatenvereinbarung”,  (Translation: Law concerning Data and Data Banks, editors Conrad/Grützmacher; Chapter: “Legal Principles for Order Data Processing”) by Dr. Oliver M. Habel

Product Safety and technology


Commercial and Corporate Law

Labor Law

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