Dr. Gerrit Hoetzel


Certified Expert Attorney for Copyright and Media Law

Certified Expert Attorney for Information Technology Law



Studied law at the University of Tuebingen, since 2009 lawyer and member of VOELKER. Partner since 2018. Works at our office in Stuttgart. Member of the German Society for Law and Computer Science e.V. (DGRI). Member of the German Procurement Network (DVNW). Did his doctorate on electronic voting devices for federal parliamentary elections.

Practice Areas

  • IT-Law, E-Commerce Law, Data Privacy Law (e.g. EU GDPR / DSGVO)
  • Copyright Law, Press Law and Publishing Law
  • Law regarding Freedom of Speech and Privacy Rights
  • Competition Law
  • Trademark Law, Law regarding Domain Names
  • Software as a Medical Device, e.g. as a Mobile Medical App
  • Contract Law
  • Licenses, Open Source Software (OSS, e.g. GPL)