Dr. Tobias Frevert

Rechtsanwalt
Partner
Head of Telecommunications
Practice Group Digital Business

Dr Tobias Frevert heads the telecommunications practice at Noerr. He has many years of experience in advising projects and transactions in the telecommunications, media, and technology sectors.

Expertise

  • Telecommunication law
  • IT law
  • Media and Copyright law (especially digital TV) 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions in the telecommunications, media, and technology sectors

Career

  • Legal studies at the Westphalian Wilhems University in Münster, clerkship in Berlin
  • Experience abroad: Research fellowship in Oxford (UK); worked for Heller Ehrmann White & McAuliffe in San Francisco (USA)
  • Worked as an attorney in the Berlin office of a national business law firm
  • With Noerr since 1999
  • Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Deutsche Telekom AG on the acquisition of 7,700 mobile antenna locations from Telefónica
  • Inmarsat on providing satellite-based internet access in Lufthansa Group's continental fleet
  • SES on launch and growth of the HD+ platform
  • GEMA on negotiation and enforcement of cable retransmission royalties
  • Bidder consortium on the tender procedure regarding the German toll for heavy vehicles (TollCollect)

Distinctions

  • Recommended sources describe : "In addition to advising on a variety of regulatory-law matters, the (…) team led by the excellent Tobias Frevert was particularly active in the area of cross-border transactions.”, Legal 500 Deutschland 2015
  • Recommended for telecommunication, Legal 500 Deutschland and JUVE Handbook 2014
  • Listed for media, Best Lawyers and JUVE Handbook 2014
  • Best Lawyers includes him among the Leading Individuals 2012 for media law.

Memberships

  • ITechLaw

Selected Publications

  • Der Entwurf einer Netzneutralitätsverordnung, in: Zeitschrift für Rechtspolitik 2013, p. 166
  • Netzneutralität 2012, in: Multimedia und Recht 2012, p. 510
  • Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen behördlicher Internetauftritte (with Olav Wagner), in: Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 2011, p. 76
  • Rechtliche Herausforderungen bei der Nutzung sozialer Netzwerke durch öffentliche Stellen (with Olav Wagner), in: Neue Juristische Wochenschrift aktuell 2010, p. 16
  • Muss die Bundesnetzagentur die Netzneutralität verteidigen (with Joachim Schrey), in: Multimedia und Recht 2010, p. 596