Adjunct Professor Lothar Determann practices and teaches data protection and international technology law.
As a Principal with Baker & McKenzie LLP in San Francisco and Palo Alto, California, Professor Determann's practice covers counseling technology companies on taking their products, data, intellectual property and contracts international, as well as related commercial and compliance matters. Professor Determann is a member of Baker & McKenzie's Global Data Privacy Steering Committee, admitted to practice in Germany and California. He is recognized as one of the top 10 Copyright Attorneys / Top 25 Intellectual Property Attorneys in California by the San Francisco / Los Angeles Daily Journal (2008 and 2010 respectively), listed in the World's 250 Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners by the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine and ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers USA and Legal 500 USA.
Professor Determann teaches Data Privacy Law, Computer Law and Internet Law at UC Berkeley School of Law and Freie Universität Berlin. He is scheduled to teach courses on data privacy law at University of California, Hastings College of the Law in the fall of 2010 and at Stanford Law School in the Spring of 2011. Professor Determann has been a member of the Association of German Public Law Professors since 1999.