Jörg F. Smid

Jörg Smid started working as a lawyer in 1995 for a notable Hamburg law firm, which merged with a large international law firm in 1997. In June 2001 Jörg Smid became a partner at Damm & Mann. From the beginning of his career as a lawyer he has specialized in the fields of unfair competition and contract law as well as in IT and data protection law. He advises well-known media companies, including publishing houses, internet companies and one of the leading providers in the mobile phone discount sector.

Jörg Smid lectured civil procedure law at the Viadrina University in Frankfurt/Oder from 2008 until 2012. He is a lecturer on different aspects of internet law at the VDZ-Academy of the Association of German Magazine Publishers. He is a member of the Association of Publishing Houses Counsels, the German Association of Intellectual Property, the German Association for Data Protection and Data Security and the German Society for Law and Information Technology.

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