Skip to main content
Avvo Advisor

Stop searching and get answers.

Talk to an Avvo-vetted lawyer on the phone now. 15-min call for just $39.

Learn more

Client reviews

Not yet reviewed

About Me

Languages Spoken: French, German, Russian

Practice Areas


  1. Communications & Media: 20%
  2. Telecommunications: 20%
  3. Securities & Investment Fraud: 20%
  4. Privacy: 20%
  5. Distribution and Franchise Law: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

No endorsements

Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney. Be the first to endorse your colleague!

Endorse this lawyer

Contact Info


1120 20th Street N West
Washington, DC, 20036


DCLegal Consultant199905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Ph.D FellowKonrad-Adenauer Foundation1986
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Head of Section Public LawVEBA AG1995 - 1999
RechtsanwalltPünder Moscow/Frankfurt1994 - 1995
Association NamePosition NameDuration
German-American LAwyers Association (DAJV)N/A1996 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: News Concerning the Aquisition of Participation in a U.S. Enterprise - CFIUS (in German)2009
MultiMedia und RechtFalse Grip into the Pocket -- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (in German)2009
MultiMedia und RechtUS-Elections: "Superman" in the Broadband Network (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Personalized Advertisement and Web Surfer Made Out of Glass (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: ComCast Restricts the Use of Broadband for Private User - Net Neutrality (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: News on Regional Deregulation - Forbearance (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: News Concerning the Law on Emergency Calls via IP-based Services (VoIP, etc.) (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: New FTC Rules on CAN SPAM Act (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Access to Cost Data Restricted by FCC (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Notification Duties if Data Security is Breached (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: European Data Protection Does Not Prevent Electronic Discovery (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Complaints Against Germany at the USTR (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Carriers Fear Data Retention Obligations (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Telecommunications Act - Export of Law Across the Atlantic? (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtInternational Eavesdropping Authority Expanded (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtUSA-FCC Auctions Valuable Spectrum (700 MHz) (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtFCC Rules for Access to Internet Telephony for the Disabled (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: International Electronic Discovery v. Data Protection (Privacy) (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtUS Trade Representative Keeps Germany Under Observation (in German)2007
Business Communications ReviewHow a New German Law Affects U.S. Content Business2007
Competitive Carriers Association of Germany"Deutscher TK-Markt in USA unter Beobachtung2007
Yearbook of Competitive Carriers Association of Germany (VATM)German Telecom Market Under Scrutiny (in German)2006
MMR Aktuell, September"US ITC: More Proceedings Regarding Violation of Intellectual Property2006
MMR"Berlin - Brussels - Washington2006
Unknown"European Data Protection: Handling Data Security Breaches2006
ICTLEX BRIEFS - Monti & Am"VoIP e 911. Nuove regole in vista per gli USA (FCC and Voice over IP - VoIP2006
MMR aktuell"Aquisition of US companies [USA: Unternehmenskauf - US-Regierung entscheidet mit] (CFIUS2006
Insights, Aspen Publishers IncDisagreements Continue Between the SEC and France on Sarbanes-Oxley Whistle Blowing Procedures2006
DuD"Microsoft als Initialzunder fur mehr Datenschutz in den USA?,"2006
ICTLEXBRIEFS: Management, Legge e ICT in Azienda"La FCC e la Sicurezza dei Dati di Traffico2006
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies"A Reasonable Expectation of Privacy? Data Protection in the United States and Germany2006
Unknown"Telecom in Europe: Disharmonies In The Regulatory Concert2005
VoIP Policy Report"European VoIP Regulation: Who is Leading the Way2005
BADC PTC Section News"Europe Moves Against Counterfeiting and Piracy2004
Unknown"Internet Telephony in Europe: No More Flying Under the Radar Screen2004
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: FCC Verfahren zur Kostenkalkulation (TELRIC2003
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Competitor’s Pop-up Ads Do Not Infringe Trademarks or Copyrights2003
MultiMedia und RechtMonitoring Employee Communications In Europe2003
Business Communication Review, December 1"EU-U.S. Data Flow: An Unstable Connection2001
UnknownTransatlantischer Datenschutz: Turbulenzen und sichere HäfenN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of BonnN/APhD - Doctorate1991
Institut d'Etudes Politiques de ParisN/AC.E.P1989
University of BonnLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
American UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Annual TMT Meeting in FrankfurtObama Adiministration2009
TMT MeetingUS telecoms2008
Telecoms ReviewUS telecoms2008
Electronic DiscoveryElectronic Discovery / Data Protectioon2008