Jeanne Hamburg to Co-Present Webinar for American and European Digital Content Providers on Copyright and Data Privacy Laws

Posted on February 18th, 2020

Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., along with two colleagues from the European law firm of Fieldfisher in Germany, Oliver Süme and Stephan Zimprich, will present “A Comparison of European and American Copyright and Privacy Laws Affecting Digital Content Providers” on Tuesday, March 3, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., online.

“For companies in the United States doing business in Europe and vice versa, the differences between copyright and data privacy law can be striking and confusing, so I am excited and honored to join forces with Oliver and Stephan to offer knowledge to digital content providers,” said Hamburg.

About the Webinar

Discussion topics include the similarities and differences between American and European copyright; litigating copyright cases in the United States versus the European Union, social media platform’s liability in the United States versus the European Union, and data privacy protection in the United States and the European Union.

The webinar is free of charge through Zoom Meeting. For more information and to register, visit our website at

About Jeanne Hamburg

Hamburg concentrates her practice in all aspects of copyright and trademark law. Resident in Norris McLaughlin’s New York City office, she assists clients in a broad range of industries with their intellectual property needs, but most notably in the media, entertainment, and publishing fields. In each year since 2009, Hamburg has been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer®. She is ranked in the 2019 World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, which lists the top 1,000 trademark attorneys in 70 jurisdictions globally.

In the transactional area, Hamburg is experienced in trademark and copyright licensing, traditional print and online publishing, software development, website development, content licenses, and electronic subscriptions. She has litigated high-profile copyright cases, including one that attracted the attention of the U.S. Copyright Office and one involving the claims of an artist seeking to prevent the sale of her incomplete works by a major New York auction house whose work is featured in some of the most famous museums in New York and around the world. Hamburg represents or has represented the largest online publisher of Jewish content in North America, several magazine and newspaper publishers, a well-known academic publisher, a large STM publisher, the owner of a world-famous video game, and a New York-based creative agency collaborating on an immersive project with a renowned photographer, handling copyright and/or a wide array of electronic and print publishing matters. She also negotiates publishing and merchandising deals around the world for a famous children’s book author and handles all U.S. trademark matters for one of the world’s best-known artists. Hamburg chairs the firm’s Internet Law Practice Group.

Hamburg has spoken to the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Rights and Permissions Committee members and before the New York chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA. She frequently writes on topics of interest to those in the publishing industry.

Hamburg is a co-author of the firm’s trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law blog, More Than Your Mark.

Hamburg attended Wellesley College, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received her B.A., magna cum laude, in English and Psychology, with Honors in English, in 1987. In 1990, she received her J.D. at Columbia University School of Law, where she was editor of the Columbia Law Review.

About Oliver Süme 

Süme is a German-certified information technology (IT) lawyer and partner at Fieldfisher. He is an IT, technology law, and data protection specialist with more than two decades of experience in the field.

Süme advises national and international clients of various sectors on their path to digitization. Data protection, IT Security, and IT contracts are among his key areas, as well as the legal impact of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain.

Süme serves as Chairman of the Association of the Internet Industry (eco) and is a Member of the IT Committee of the Hanseatic Bar Association.

About Stephan Zimprich

Zimprich is a German lawyer and partner specialized in IP enforcement and litigation at the European law firm Fieldfisher. He has a strong technology background and advises clients mainly from digital industries in data privacy regulation, media regulation, unfair trade practices regulation and IT law matters.

Zimprich’s clients include global cloud service providers, social networks, and review platforms, some of Europe´s leading ad-tech businesses and specialist software providers for regulated industries such as insurance. He also has a strong litigation track record and regularly represents his clients before the court, including the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights.

Zimprich chairs the Blockchain working group of the Eco Association of the Internet Industry.

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