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Philipp is a partner in the Munich office and a member of the Entertainment and Media Industry Group of Reed Smith. Philipp has broad expertise covering IT and outsourcing and telecoms, as well as licensing, data protection, and IP litigation. His practice involves Cloud, Mobile, E-Commerce as well as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. He focuses on both transactional and litigious work, including arbitration.


  • University of Bonn, 1998, Ph.D., Law
  • King's College London, 1997, LL.M.
  • Berlin, Germany, 1996, Second State Exam (Bar exam equivalent)
  • University of Bonn, 1992, First State Exam (J.D. equivalent)
  • University of Bonn, 1989, Study of Law
  • University of Marburg, Germany, 1987, Study of Law

  • Germany

  • All German Higher Regional Courts
  • All German Local and District Courts

  • Member of the Munich Bar Association
  • Board member of the Organisation pro Software Escrow e.V. (OSE)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Dr. Klaus Erkelenz Stiftung, Bonn
  • Member of the German Society for Law and Computer Science (DGRI)

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Awards & Recognition

  • The Client Choice Awards 2013 awarded Philipp in the category "Information Technology"
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany and Handelsblatt for Information Technology Law, 2020