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Philipp Süss

Dr. Philipp Süss, LL.M.


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

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Germany

Court Admissions

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


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Philipp is a partner in the European Corporate Group in Munich and part of the Media & Technology Team. Philipp has broad expertise covering IT and outsourcing, as well as licensing, data protection, and IP litigation. He focuses on both transactional and litigious work, including arbitration.

Philipp’s clients include major companies in the software and high-tech industry. He also advises domestic and international clients in the engineering and automotive sectors on outsourcing transactions and IT/IP aspects of other transactional matters. Furthermore, he is as well specialized in the field of aviation.

Employment History

  • 2010 - Reed Smith
  • 2004 - Hammonds, Munich
  • 2000 - Clifford Chance, Munich

Honors & Awards

  • The Client Choice Awards 2013 awarded Philipp in the category "Information Technology"

Professional Affiliations

  • 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)