Meet our technology & digitalisation experts across CEE.

Team members across CEE

The technology & digitalisation group is headed by Thomas Kulnigg and consists of a group of dedicated lawyers from every Schoenherr office. To find the right expert for your legal issue, please contact tech@schoenherr.eu or one of the specialists listed below.

Thomas Kulnigg is the head of the technology & digitalisation group and coordinates the members of the group on a Schoenherr-wide, intradisciplinary level. His client-related work focuses on:

  • tmt m&a / technology transactions, i.e. m&a transactions in the tech area
  • start-ups & venture capital, especially in tech-business areas like fintech, insurtech, healthtech, proptech, etc.
  • blockchain / distributed ledger technologies, tokenisation of assets, initial coin offerings (ICO) and security token offerings (STO)
  • cybersecurity

Günther Leissler is not only a dedicated specialist in technology regulation but also heads Schoenherr's data protection (GDPR) practice. He has become a true market leader for technology regulation and data protection matters, including:

  • data protection (GDPR) compliance and litigation
  • regulation on mobile applications, like health applications, tracking services, etc.
  • data mining & data warehousing
  • online gambling
  • telecommunication & web-based communications services

Ursula Rath is a banking & finance partner focusing on capital markets and financial services regulation. Her technology-related focus areas are:

  • tokenisation of assets, initial coin offerings (ICO) and security token offerings (STO)
  • payment, electronic and mobile banking services and the developing regulatory environment for those services
  • exchanges and trading platforms
  • regulatory authorisations around new business models
  • funding and exits, including IPOs
  • fintech regulation

Michael Woller is an ip-specialist with a focus on technology-related ip, unfair competition and advertising matters. He regularly advises on:

  • copyright and patents in the digital age
  • database protection
  • domain names
  • knowhow protection
  • social media & user-generated content
  • software licensing
  • technology agreements


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