lawyer Simone Rosenthal

Simone Rosenthal

Lawyer, partner

Consulting Focus
IT law, data protection, distribution and contract law

Simone Rosenthal is a founding partner of the technology law firm Schürmann Rosenthal Dreyer Rechtsanwälte and specialises in IT, data protection and contract law.

IT and licensing agreements are her speciality. She negotiates and concludes contracts for her clients on a national and international level. She also regularly supervises digital projects in areas where IT meets data protection law, advising companies on SaaS, ASPs, service agreements, software production and agile programming.

Above all, technology and media companies, businesses in the digital economy and health industry, energy providers as well as public institutions rely on her many years of professional experience and expertise.

Simone Rosenthal has already been recommended several times by The Legal 500, kanzleimonitor and the Bundesverband der Unternehmensjuristen (German Association of Corporate Lawyers) on account of the excellent professional support she provides to clients.

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Digitisation of trade
  • Protection of trade secrets
  • Health and medicine
  • Setting up and developing loyalty programmes
  • IT contract drafting, negotiation and conclusion (national/international)
  • International distribution and distribution agreements
  • Cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS)
  • Service agreements
  • Software production
  • Agile programming
  • Partner at the law firm Schürmann Rosenthal Dreyer (formerly Schürmann Wolschendorf Dreyer) since 2007
  • Previously: Bertelsmann group, general civil law, competition law, contract law
  • Studied law at the University of Bielefeld, second state examination at the Düsseldorf OLG (Higher Regional Court)
  • Other activities:
  • Managing Director of ISiCO Datenschutz GmbH
  • Co-founder of caralegal
  • Co-founder of lawpilots
  • Visiting lecturer on artificial intelligence and law at the TU Dresden’s Institute for Intellectual Property, Technology Law and Media Law (IGETeM)

Other activities:

  • German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V.)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Economic Council Germany (Wirtschaftsrat der CDU e.V.), Federal Trade Commission Media and Communication, Federal Working Group Network and Media Policy


  • Das neue Geschäftsgeheimnisgesetz – ein Überblick, Neue Justiz, 08/19
  • Wegradiert – Die neuen Lösch- und Transparenzpflichten der DSGVO richtig umsetzen,IX Magazin, DSGVO-Special, Mai 2018
  • DSGVO: Verzeichnis von Verarbeitungstätigkeiten, Datenschutzberater 2018, 04
  • Profiling nach der Datenschutz-Grundverordnung, Datenschutzberater 2018, 02
  • Informationssicherheit in der DSGVO: Checkliste für Unternehmen, DSB 2017, 10
  • NIS-Richtlinie und IT-Sicherheitsgesetz in 2017, PinG Juli 2017 (5.Jahrgang)
  • WhatsApp im Unternehmen – Ist die geschäftliche Nutzung der Nachrichtenapo datenschutzkonform möglich?, DSB 2016, 12
  • Health-Apps: Datenschutzrechtliche Grenzen und Anforderungen an Erlaubnistatbestände, DSB 2016, 07-08
  • Agile Softwareprojekte in der Vertragsgestaltung, heise Developer 06.09.2016
  • Personenbezogene Daten für Marketingzwecke erwerben und einsetzen: Die datenschutzrechtlichen Grenzen (zusammen mit Raphael Hoffmann), PinG 2015, 175
  • Gesundheits-Apps: Datenschutzrechtliche Grenzen und Anwendungshinweise für die Praxis, PRev 2015, 170
  • Zur rechtlichen Zulässigkeit der Videoüberwachung, PRev 2015, 173
  • Angeln im Datenpool; Wie sich Konsumentendaten für Marketingzwecke rechtskonform erwerben und anreichern lassen, Horizont 12 vom 19.03.2015, 21

Law firm of the year technology and media
law firm of the year it and data protection
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kanzleimonitor 2023 SRD
Legal 500


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