Konstantin Ewald is Osborne Clarke Germany’s Head of Tech, Media and Comms and leads the team of Digital Transformation specialists. With 20+ years of experience of advising on strategic IT and technology projects, digital regulation, ecommerce and consumer law as well as interactive entertainment Konstantin Ewald is recognized as one of the leading IT, digital media and entertainment lawyers in Germany.

Konstantin is a trusted advisor to emerging, high-growth and mature technology and digital media companies.

He is a specialist in ecommerce law with a special focus on consumer law and multi-jurisdictional platform compliance projects. Konstantin has been advising leading Internet companies as well as traditional retailers on product launch issues, including commercial agreements, platform terms and conditions, regulated activities and platform liability.

Konstantin regularly acts for major computer and mobile games developers and publishers as well as other rights owners who are licensing rights for use in interactive software products. He regularly counsels clients during the product development phase, providing advice about how to design games/apps and other digital media products to avoid claims for infringement and to comply with privacy and youth protection regulations.

Konstantin’s IT and technology practice focuses on advising on technology related matters with a particular emphasis on SaaS, PaaS and IaaS cloud deployment models, complex software implementation and licensing projects, distribution agreements and white labelling strategies that safeguard IP. 

Additionally, Konstantin counsels clients in IP-driven transactions – particularly in VC, M&A and other corporate transactions.

Konstantin has published the first legal handbook on mobile apps and is editor-in-chief of Germany’s leading blog about legal aspects of games www.onlinegameslaw.com.

Osborne Clarke was awarded JUVE law firm of the year for use of IT & Data Protection and Technology & Media several times.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I like providing strategic advice to great companies and helping clients to navigate through the opportunities and risks presented by novel technologies and complex transactions and business models. I translate legal advice into business consequences and business actions. I provide proactive problem-solving, creative strategic thinking and a 360 view on the relevant topic.

Clients and peers emphasize his “substantial expertise and profound transactional know how“ and “high responsiveness”. They praise him as "super committed and strong negotiator", as well as “unbelievably knowledgeable of the industry".

The JUVE Handbook as well as Legal500 and Chambers continuously recognize and award Konstantin for the categories IT and Media.

Work

Shareholders of Raidboxes

Osborne Clarke advises shareholders on sale of Raidboxes to team.blue, read more

akquinet enterprise solutions GmbH

Osborne Clarke advises shareholders of akquinet enterprise solutions GmbH on the sale to Vertica Capital Partners, read more

FUNKE Mediengruppe

Osborne Clarke berät FUNKE Mediengruppe bei Übernahme von Mehrheit an Musterhaus.net, lesen Sie hier mehr

Onit

Osborne Clarke advises Onit on acquisition of BusyLamp, read more

LevlUp

Osborne Clarke advises shareholders of LevlUp on the sale to Glanbia, read more

Allgeier SE

Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier SE on the acquisition of it-novum GmbH, read more

build a rocket

Osborne Clarke advises build a rocket on its sale to SPORTFIVE, read more

Headup

Osborne Clarke advises Headup on sale to Thunderful Group, read more

Com2uS

Osborne Clarke advises game developer Com2uS on acquisition of OOTP, read more

Providence Strategic Growth

Osborne Clarke advises Providence Strategic Growth on investment in Hornetsecurity, read more

Leading Games Platform

Advised on market launch in 25+ countries including New Deal for Cpompliance Project including advice on Platform-specific regulatory aspects

Handelsbatt

Osborne Clarke named "Law Firm of the Year Germany 2020", read more

Alpha Foods

Osborne Clarke advises Alpha Foods on the sale to Vendis Capital backed Sylphar, read more

Sequoia Capital and firstminute capital

Osborne Clarke advises Sequoia Capital and firstminute capital on investment in n8n GmbH, read more

ControlExpert

Osborne Clarke advises ControlExpert shareholders on the sale of a majority stake to Allianz X, read more

Lightspeed

Osborne Clarke advises on the sale of Gastrofix to Lightspeed, read more

Law Firm of the Year 2019 for IT & Data Protection & Technology

The journal JUVE has twice named the international legal practice Osborne Clarke as the Law Firm of the Year for 2019, read more

Trade Republic

Osborne Clarke advises Trade Republic on investment by Creandum and Project A, read more

Capnamic Ventures

Osborne Clarke advises Capnamic Ventures on investment in Statice, read more

Zeuz

Osborne Clarke advises Zeuz on financing round, read more

Carlyle

Advised Carlyle on IP/IT law-related  aspects of acquisition of Flender Group

Playa Games

Osborne Clarke advises the founders of Playa Games on its sale to Stillfront Group, read more

Capnamic Ventures

Osborne Clarke has advised Capnamic Ventures on EUR 3m investment in Aifora, read more

Global Online Platform

Advised market leading online platform on its New Deal for Consumer Compliance project including advice on implications of Digital Content Directive, Sale of Goods Directive and Omnibus Directive

Usercentrics

Osborne Clarke advises Usercentrics on multi-million Euro financing round, read more

Shop.co

Osborne Clarke advises Shop.co on its acquisition by Klarna, read more

Goodix Technology

Osborne Clarke advised Goodix Technology on acquisition of Commsolid, read more

ProSiebenSat.1

Osborne Clarke advises ProSiebenSat.1 on the acquisition of esome, read more

ProSiebenSat.1

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

Heartbeat Medical

Osborne Clarke advises Heartbeat Medical on investment from Holtzbrinck, read more

General Atlantic

Advised General Atlantic on IT, IP and data protection law regarding strategic partnership with ControlExpert, read more

Raine Ventures

Advised Raine Ventures on investment in Dojo Madness, read more

Arvato Financial Solutions

Advised Arvato Financial Solutions on investment in solarisBank, read more

Gameforge AG

Advised Gameforge AG in acquisition of majority of shares of Frogster Interactive Pictures AG and Public Acquisition Offer