Manuela Finger, LL.M.

Manuela is an Intellectual Property (IP) partner specialising in soft IP, information technology and commercial matters. Her practice includes both contentious and non-contentious work for national and international clients from various industries, such as information and communication technologies, entertainment, fashion and retail.

She has a special focus on the digital media and online area, including interactive entertainment, video games, online platforms, data protection law, protection of minors, regulatory matters, E-commerce and broadcasting. She has advised numerous clients on the multi-jurisdictional rollout of new products in the online and entertainment area.

Manuela has also been acting for various clients in the field of compliance and protection of personal data and data security, including data protection audits, advising on security incidents and structuring of processing of data in multinational groups of companies.

According to her clients, Manuela gets to the core of complex legal issues quickly, immersing deeply into the fast-paced and ever-changing world of digital technology. Clients praise her utmost responsiveness and her way of handling their cases as being both legally excellent and commercially sound. Due to her excellent interpersonal skills and transparent communication, she continuously establishes seamless cooperation with both clients and the members of the teams she works with.

Manuela has constantly been recognised in top legal rankings. She has been regularly named as IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property, is a Legal 500 recommended lawyer, and has been published in leading German and international special interest media among others on soft IP topics, new media, online platforms and data protection.

Manuela was recognised as a 'trade mark star' in the IP Stars guide 2017.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2016

    • Career
      May2016
      Partner
    • Rankings & Awards
      2016
      Legal 500
    • Rankings & Awards
      2016
      IP Star (Trade Marks) Managing Intellectual Property)
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      2015
      IP Star (Trade Marks) Managing Intellectual Property
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      2014
      IP Star (Trade Marks) Managing Intellectual Property
  • 2013

    • Career
      November2013
      Partner
  • 2012

    • Career
      April2012
      Partner
  • 2007

    • Career
      April2007
      Associate
  • 2006

    • Career
      February2006
      Associate
    • Career
      2006
      Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwältin)
  • 2005

    • Education
      2005
      Master in European and International Intellectual Property Law
  • 1998

    • Education
      1998
      Law School