Dr. André Schmidt  LUTZ | ABEL

Partner | Lawyer | Certified Specialist Lawyer for IT Law

Dr. André Schmidt

Dr. André Schmidt  LUTZ | ABEL

Profile details

Dr André Schmidt advises companies and the public sector in connection with digitalisation projects. A particular focus is on drafting and negotiating complex IT contracts, advising on IT projects in crisis and advising on data protection issues with high liability and difficulties. He convinces with a high degree of technical understanding.

Further, Dr André Schmidt is highly experienced in the enforcement of intellectual property rights, the implementation of know-how protection strategies and in unfair competition disputes. He has profound knowledge of contract drafting, negotiation and litigation.

  • IT law
  • Data protection law
  • Competition law / unfair competition law
  • Intellectual property rights (copyright, trademark, patent, design law)
  • Media and press law
  • Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers: One of the best lawyers for IP law (2019-2023) and IT law (2023) in Germany
  • Legal 500 Germany 2023-2024: Recommended lawyer
  • Lawyer at LUTZ | ABEL since 2016
  • Lecturer at the HSB Academy since 2016
  • Mentor at the Cyber Law Clinic of the University of Hamburg since 2015
  • Lawyer in a major international law firm, 2008 – 2016
  • Doctorate (Dr. jur.) in Freiburg
  • Law studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin


"Dr André Schmidt impresses with his high level of expertise and his feasible and practicable solutions."

Legal 500 Germany 2024


Venture Capital / M&A

LUTZ | ABEL advises AlphaPet Ventures in equity financing and acquisition

AlphaPet Ventures GmbH secures equity financing led by capiton AG and acquires Healthfood24.


Venture Capital / M&A

LUTZ | ABEL advises in EUR 17 Million Series B round of financing for Temedica

The healthcare start-up Temedica GmbH from Germany announced to have completed a € 17 million Series B financing round.


“Very competent, feeling for the essentials, also patient.“

Legal 500 Germany 2023

“One of the best lawyers for IP- and IT law in Germany.“

Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers 2023