IT contract and data protection law
We advise you in negotiations with investors and the data protection-compliant design of your product or services. In this way, you avoid having to later improve the data protection and security of your product at great expense.
In addition to answering complex legal questions, we can of course also help you create and review data protection declarations, cookie banners, procedure directories, data protection impact assessments, etc.
The lawyers of LAYER 8 are available to you as external data protection officers resp. data protection consultants with advice and support. For companies located outside of Switzerland, we are available as data protection representatives. We further advise you in the areas of electronic commerce and Cybercrime.
Assessments for C‑Titles
When weighty decisions have to be made in the operational field, a multitude of different legal consequences are triggered and a legal assessment may become necessary. LAYER 8 provides you with an objective, unsparing situation analysis.
Copyright law for IT companies
LAYER 8 helps you to effectively protect your intellectual property. If you discover copyright infringements (in publications, inventions, software applications, system technology, etc.), we will conduct the necessary civil and criminal proceedings on your behalf. In advance, we support you in taking technical or organizational measures to protect your intellectual property and prepare the necessary legal basis. If you are a hardware or software supplier or developer, it is worthwhile to pay attention to the drafting and negotiation of the contract; LAYER 8 will support you in this.
Competition law for IT companies
LAYER 8 supports national and international companies in all matters of Swiss competition and antitrust law (UWG, KG), as well as in the area of unfair competition. We represent companies before Swiss competition authorities, and in competition law proceedings before Swiss courts.
LAYER 8 clarifies your legal questions in connection with discrimination or dominance in the market, contractual clauses restricting competition and other competition issues. In the area of domain law (.ch, .swiss, .net top- level domains, etc.), we represent you in the acquisition of domain names or contentious disputes.
Further areas of focus for LAYER 8 are:
- Contract design and enforcement (purchase of hardware and software, support contracts, service contracts)
- Coaching and training in the area of information security / information security
- Counselling in project management (project and resource planning)
- External Data Protection Officer (DPO, Data Privacy Officer)
- Evaluations for C‑Titles (CEO, COO, CIO)
- Second Opinions & In-house secondment
- Expert opinions and legal research
- Occupational expertise in information security and privacy
- Personal privacy in the context of social media
Tell us about your needs during a personal meeting or in advance by mail: