Dirk Spacek is a Partner in the TMC/IP-Department of CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd., Switzerland. His areas of practice include all legal aspects of information technology (IT), intellectual property, data protection as well as general contract and commercial matters. He primarily advises companies of the media, technology and industry sector as well as financial institutions on technology-related matters.
Dirk Spacek graduated from the University of Zurich (lic.iur. 2002, Dr.iur., 2005) and Columbia University in New York, USA (LL.M. 2012 with a focus on Corporate Media, Communications & Technology (IP/IT)). Already after his graduate studies in Zurich, he specialized as a teaching and research assistant to Prof. Rolf H. Weber at the University of Zurich and accomplished a doctorate (PhD) in intellectual property and entertainment law with a thesis on "the protection of television formats". He gained practical experiences in large, prestigious law firms as well as in various inhouse-secondments.
Dirk Spacek speaks German, English, French and Spanish. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland