Dr. Bardia Kian, LL.M. (LSE), M.Sc. (Edin.)

Partner
Certified Specialist Lawyer (IT)
Dr. Bardia Kian, LL.M., M.Sc.

Dr. Bardia Kian heads the IP/IT/Privacy team at LAMBSDORFF. A seasoned tech lawyer, he advises clients ranging from early-stage start-ups to large corporations in all aspects of intellectual property, information technology and data privacy. Bardia has more than a decade of experience in the cloud computing industry and is a distinguished expert in licensing matters and IP litigation. He also provides substantial advice on competition law as well as on commercial and distribution law.

Recognized by Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt as one of the Best Laywers in Germany (2024) for Intellectual Property Law and for Data Security & Privacy Law.

Areas of Expertise
  • Copyright and Trademark Law

  • Licensing

  • Information Technology

  • Data Privacy

  • Competition Law

  • Commercial Agreements

Selected Projects
  • Babbel GmbH

  • Datadog Inc.

  • EWE AG

  • Hypoport AG

  • Instana Inc.

  • ‘luca App’ and ‘luca Pay’ (culture4life GmbH)

  • Novartis Group (incl. Novartis Pharma AG)

  • Peloton Interactive Deutschland GmbH

  • Sandoz Group (incl. Sandoz AG, H e x a l AG)

  • Share GmbH

  • Urban Sports Club GmbH

  • Swapfiets (Swaprad GmbH)

Education
  • Universität Regensburg (Dr. iur.)

  • University of Sheffield

  • London School of Economics (LL.M.)

  • University of Edinburgh (M.Sc.)

Experience
  • Universität Regensburg (2011 - 2014)

  • Gleiss Lutz (2013)

  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (2014)

  • German Consulate General Hong Kong (2015)

  • LAMBSDORFF (since 2016)

Languages
  • German

  • English

  • French

  • Persian

Dr. Bardia Kian, LL.M., M.Sc.
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