Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt

Kirsten
Wesiak-Schmidt

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Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt

Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt is a member of Homburger’s IP / IT, Data Protection, and Technology / Digital Economy teams. The main focus of her practice lies on Swiss and European data protection law as well as on information technology and intellectual property law. She also is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/E).

Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt is a member of Homburger’s IP / IT, Data Protection, and Technology / Digital Economy teams. The main focus of her practice lies on Swiss and European data protection law as well as on information technology and intellectual property law. She also is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/E).

2020
Associate at Homburger
2019
University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
2017
Bar admission
2017
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Basel
2016
Legal employee at a business law firm in Zurich
2014
Junior Associate at a business law firm in Zurich
2014
Boston University (LL.M., concentration in IP)
2014
University of Basel (MLaw in Life Sciences Law)
2012
Research Assistant, University of Basel
2012
University of Basel (BLaw)
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Homburger advised H.I.G. Capital on its acquisition of Celerion

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Homburger advises wefox in its Series D funding round resulting in a post-money valuation of USD 4.5 bn

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Homburger advises Ginkgo Bioworks in its acquisition of FGen AG

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§5 Rechtsdurchsetzung durch den Eidgenössischen Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragten

§2 Unternehmensübergreifende Zusammenarbeit und Bekanntgabe von Personendaten ins Ausland

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Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt

Associate

Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt is a member of Homburger’s IP / IT, Data Protection, and Technology / Digital Economy teams. The main focus of her practice lies on Swiss and European data protection law as well as on information technology and intellectual property law. She also is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/E).

Kirsten Wesiak-Schmidt

Career

2020
Associate at Homburger
2019
University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
2017
Bar admission
2017
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Basel
2016
Legal employee at a business law firm in Zurich
2014
Junior Associate at a business law firm in Zurich
2014
Boston University (LL.M., concentration in IP)
2014
University of Basel (MLaw in Life Sciences Law)
2012
Research Assistant, University of Basel
2012
University of Basel (BLaw)

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English, German

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Admitted to the Swiss bar

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