Legal Partner
Attorney at Law

Dr. Martin Eckert

Martin Eckert is a founding partner and the "E" of MME: Renowned expert, climate law and ESG pioneer advising global technology and trading companies.

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Susanne Jöhr
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Profile

As one of MME's three founding partners, Dr. Martin Eckert is a generalist. He brings extensive experience advising internationally oriented data, technology and trading companies - including M&A. He is a renowned climate law and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) pioneer. 

His professional focus is on blockchain, IT, IP, data protection, procurement, technology law, telecommunications and high-tech industries - including medical technology. 

As a recognized expert, he and his team are called upon by banks and insurance companies in numerous large and complex IT outsourcing, cyber risk, artificial intelligence, robotics, blockchain and data protection (DSGVO) projects.

Martin is a data protection and cyber risk expert and built up MME's successful Cyber Incident Response Team.

Education

1994 Admission to the bar
1992 University Zurich (Dr. iur.)

Languages

German, English, French

Work Experience

since 1993 Accredited Data Protection Auditor at ePrivacyseal GmbH
Board Member (insurance, bank, IT security, medical technology)
Attorney of the Delegation of the EU Commission in Switzerland (EU Embassy)
2003 - 2006 Judge of the Federal Appeal Commission for Intellectual Property
1992 - 1993 High Court Secretary at the Commercial Court of the Canton Zurich
1990 Register of Commerce Canton Zurich

Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • World IT Lawyers (WITL), President
  • The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Swiss Intellectual Property Institute (INGRES)
  • Swico (Member Legal Circle)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Membre honoraire de l’Ordre des avocats vaudois (OAV)
  • International Bar Association