Felix is a technology and video games lawyer with a focus on helping North American companies expand and succeed abroad. His practice centers on IP/IT agreements, e-commerce, as well as specific issues of the interactive entertainment industry.
Felix advises innovative software and technology companies as well as online retailers and digital platforms on license, development and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contracts, AR/VR, as well as standard terms for B2B and B2C transactions, manages international expansion projects and complex contract negotiations, and advises on e-commerce and consumer protection. He is also regularly involved in technology driven transactions.
Clients in the entertainment industry particularly benefit from his industry experience. He provides comprehensive legal advice regarding the content and distribution of entertainment products for the German market.
Felix joined Osborne Clarke’ Cologne office as a lawyer in 2011 after studying in Cologne and Paris and training with a German federal youth protection authority, as well as an international law firm in Vancouver. He has also worked at a Toronto law firm specializing in cross-border advice. In 2021, he relocated to Osborne Clarke’s San Francisco/Silicon Valley offices.
Felix has published on IT, privacy and youth protection law and regularly speaks at legal conferences around the world. He also contributes to the specialized blog www.gameslaw.org.
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
"The COVID pandemic has forced organizations to embrace digitalization at top speed. I help our clients maximize digital opportunities while keeping on top of the slew of old and new regulation governing digital content and business models across Europe."
Osborne Clarke advises the founders of justETF GmbH on the sale of the company to Scalable Capital GmbH, read more
Cancom Managed Services GmbH
Comprehensive advice on IT service agreements with subcontractors and public sector customers
Osborne Clarke advises Appian on the acquisition of Lana Labs, read more
Osborne Clarke advised Grover on EUR 45 million financing round, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Token Group on BaFin licence, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Hepster on USD 10 Million Series A funding round, read more
VR Ventures and Force Over Mass
Osborne Clarke advised VR Ventures and Force Over Mass in EUR 4 Million Banxware seed round, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Emmy on Series C financing round, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Taxdoo on Series A Financing Round, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Warburg Pincus in McMakler Series C2 financing round, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Redalpine in Razor Group Series A financing round, read more
Osborne Clarke advises CoStar Group in the acquisition of Emporis GmbH, a global provider of building data, read more
Providence Strategic Growth
Osborne Clarke advises Providence Strategic Growth on investment in Hornetsecurity, read more
Osborne Clarke advises airfreight startup cargo.one on a Series A financing round, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Cathay Innovation on MEDWING’s 28 million financing round, read more
Sequoia Capital and firstminute capital
Osborne Clarke advises Sequoia Capital and firstminute capital on investment in n8n GmbH, read more
Osborne Clarke advises on the sale of Gastrofix to Lightspeed, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Redalpine on EUR 6 million financing round in lengoo, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Trade Republic on investment by Creandum and Project A, read more
Osborne Clarke advises Capnamic Ventures on investment in Statice, read more
Osborne Clarke has advised Capnamic Ventures on EUR 3m investment in Aifora, read more
Osborne Clarke advised Goodix Technology on acquisition of Commsolid, read more
Osborne Clarke advises ProSiebenSat.1 on the acquisition of esome, read more
Advised ProSiebenSat.1 on sale of weg.de to Lastminute.com, read more
Black Forest Games
Advised Black Forest Games on acquisition by THQ Nordic, read more
Advised Verve on acquisition of matchinguu, read more
Arvato Financial Solutions
Advised Arvato Financial Solutions on investment in solarisBank, read more
Advised INDUS Holding on acquisition of m + p international Mess- und Rechnertechnik, read more
Advised TWT on investment in reality bytes, read more
Advised Merus Capital on investment in Silexica, read more
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The fifth annual Video Game Bar Association European Summit took place on 19 August in Cologne. For the first time...