Mail order and Wholesale

In the course of globalization and digitalization, mail order has experienced a rapid rise. Customers order products from almost all parts of the world twenty-four seven. Internet sites and online shops, legally secure contracts, in particular the General Terms and Conditions, and an international data transfer play an important role for this industry, as well as an efficient production and supply chain.
MKM + PARTNER has many years of experience and know-how in all areas of mail order law . Based on the industry knowledge of our lawyers, we quickly identify the problems of our clients and develop tailor-made solutions.

Commercial and corporate law

  • Drafting of General Terms and Conditions
  • Drafting and review of sales and purchasing contracts
  • Preparation and review of service and work supply contracts
  • Drafting and review of software transfer contracts
  • Drafting and auditing of company contracts
  • Choice of legal form in compliance with legal and tax considerations
  • Drafting of company contracts
  • Drafting of managing director and executive management board contracts
  • Supervision of general and shareholder meetings
  • Support for members of the Managing Director Board, Executive Management Board and Supervisory Board
  • Assessment and representation in disputes between the company and its members or shareholders
  • Expert assessment of all special corporate law issues
  • Structuring of employee participation models, in particular stock option programs
  • Accompanying capital measures (capital increase or reduction)

Intellectual Property

  • Registration of national, community, international as well as US trademarks
  •  Professional brand search in international databases for license plates and designs
  • Negotiation of competing trade mark registrations: support for the registration of own trade marks
  • Monitoring and protection of own trademarks by third party registrations affecting the rights of their own trade mark
  • Advice on consumer protection law
  • Advice on telemedia law


  • Design of transfers of rights, nationally and internationally
  • Examination of the character of a product and the use of copyrighted content in various forms and media
  • Review and design of license agreements for the use of copyrighted content and media
  • Accompaniment and representation in copyright law
  • Warning notices

Data protection law

  • External data protection officer (carried out by MKM DATENSCHUTZ GmbH)
  • Advice to the company data protection officer
  • Data protection contract management
  • Implementation of compliance requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Out-of-court and judicial representation, representation before authorities
  • Advice for apps, websites and online shops
  • ULD certification

Internet law, IT law

  • Drafting and auditing of General Terms and Conditions
  • Defence against warning notices and • Competition law-based examination of advertising statements
  • Out-of-court and judicial representation
  • Design and review of imprints
  • Design, negotiation or modification of software contracts, in particular
  •  Distribution/acquisition of individual software (e.B. contract-based software development or project contracts)
  • Design and review of your distribution contracts and the General Terms and Conditions on your website within the framework of e-business for the areas B2B as well as B2C
  • Advice to companies on the requirements of data protection law, the law of new media and all that in the context of the electronic commerce.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Accompanying mergers
  • Strategic advice
  • Due Diligence
  • Advice on the choice of legal form
  • Tax law
  • Advice and support for data transfer
  • Examination and drafting of contracts
  • Accompanying capital increases