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Paul Wagner



Paul Wagner



Paul advises on IP, IT and data protection matters. Paul specialises in data protection with a focus on internet-related topics, including online advertising, cookies, and connected devices.

He further advises clients on data protection and privacy matters at the workplace, such as IT monitoring, data access, video surveillance and employee authentication measures.

Paul has experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He has notably assisted clients in defending them against trademark and copyright infringement actions and investigations from data protection authorities. Paul also regularly advises clients in respect of complex IT contracts, including in the financial sector, comprising IP assignment and licensing clauses.

Complementary to the IP and IT practice, Paul also advises on Luxembourg contractual law and other general civil law related matters.

He holds an LL.M. degree with a Certificate in Law & Technology from Berkeley, University of California. He holds a Master of Laws (focus on economic and social law) and a Bachelor of Laws from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Faculty of Law, Brussels, Belgium.

He joined Allen & Overy in 2017.

News & insights

Strings of code

Publications: 26 NOVEMBER 2021

Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) publishes draft regulations for network data security management

On 14 November 2021, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) published a consultation draft of the Regulations on Network Data Security Management (Network Data Security Regulations) for public…

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Blurred lights moving past building

Publications: 23 NOVEMBER 2021

What's the impact of the new IPO Tribunal Practice Notice

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has issued a new Tribunal Practice Notice setting out the legal changes being made to transitional arrangements following the end of the Brexit implementation…

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Simplified CSSF procedure authorisation of material IT outsourcings replaced by prior notification

Publications: 12 NOVEMBER 2021

Simplified CSSF procedure authorisation of material IT outsourcings replaced by prior notification

On 20 October 2021, the CSSF published a press release 21/25 in relation to the new CSSF Circular 21/785 on the replacement of the prior authorisation obligation by a prior notification obligation in…

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Publications: 11 OCTOBER 2021

GIR - data privacy & transfer in investigations

Investigations, now a fact of business life, matter and need to be run wisely. Adhering to data privacy laws is a key component of this, especially for international matters.  

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Intellectual Property



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Admitted as avocat à la Cour, Luxembourg, 2021


LL.M, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2017

Master, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Economic and Social Law, 2016

Bachelor, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Civil Law, 2014

Published work

  • “ : Une initiative surprenante aux enjeux bien reels”, AGEFI Luxembourg, December 2017 (author)
  • “Luxembourg Space Resources Act: Paving the legal road to space”,, September 2017 (co-author)
  • “Le covoiturage face à la règlementation bruxelloise des services de taxis et des services de location de voitures avec chauffeur”, DAOR, 2016, n° 120, p. 30 (author)