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Moritz Hüsch is partner in Covington’s Frankfurt office and co-chair of Covington's Internet of Things (IoT) group. His practice focuses on complex technology- and data-driven licensing deals and cooperations, outsourcing, commercial contracts, e-commerce, m-commerce, as well as privacy and cybersecurity. Mr. Hüsch is regularly advising on issues and contracts with respect to IoT, AV, big data, digital health, and cloud-related subject matters. In addition, he regularly advises on all IP/IT-related questions in connection with M&A transactions. A particular focus if Mr. Hüsch's practice is on advising companies in the pharmaceutical, life sciences and healthcare sectors, where he regularly advises on complex licensing, data protection and IT law issues. Moritz Hüsch is regularly listed as one of the best lawyers in the areas of IT and data protection, among others by Best Lawyers in cooperation with Handelsblatt, Wirtschaftswoche and Legal 500.

  • License-related advice of Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) on the acquisition of Themis Bioscience.
  • Representing an M-DAX company on its global outsourcing of IT services and business processes, various cloud projects and data privacy.
  • Represented E.ON on its global outsourcing of IT infrastructure and application services.
  • Represented ZF-Friedrichshafen on the sale of ZF Lenksysteme (joint venture) to Bosch.
  • Represented E.ON on its global outsourcing of business processes.
  • Represented The Capital Markets Company on a global system integration contract with Credit Suisse (replacement of payment transactions).
  • Represented RWE on the global outsourcing of IT-services.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of the German-American Lawyers' Association (DAJV)    
  • Member of the German Computer Law Association (DGRI)
  • Lecturer and research assistant at the University of Hamburg (2000-2006)
  • Legal 500 Deutschland, recommended for IT & Digitalization and Data Protection (2020)  
  • Best Lawyers in Germany (in cooperation with Handelsblatt), Data Protection and Intellectual Property (2019-2020) 
  • Wirtschaftswoche, "Moritz Hüsch is one of the best lawyers for IT law in Germany" (2018)
  • Expert Guides, "Recognized partner with an emphasis on technologies" (2018)
  • The Legal 500, Recommended as "very experienced and knowledgeable" and a "strong negotiator" (2017)
  • Global 100, Intellectual Property, IT Law, IT Outsourcing and Media Law - Germany (2017)