Lukáš A. Mrázik


Senior Associate

+421 2 5929 1165

Lukáš A. Mrázik

Senior Associate
+421 2 5929 1165

 

Lukáš A. Mrázik is a Senior Associate in the Bratislava office and the co-head of the firm-wide Data & Cybersecurity services. He focuses on the Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Life Sciences & Healthcare sectors, with particular expertise in data protection, intellectual property and corporate matters.

His recent engagements include providing comprehensive advice in relation to global data protection compliance, on-going support in privacy programmes, conducting risk assessments (including DPIA or transfer impact assessments), data processing agreement negotiations, support in data breach response as well as developing internal documentation and compliance tools (policies/procedures).

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

DATA & CYBERSECURITY

  • THERMO FISHER’S GLOBAL PRIVACY OFFICE on various data protection related matters, in particular a large number of privacy risk assessments, data transfer impact assessments and negotiations of data processing agreements within the EU
  • FACEBOOK on various multijurisdictional compliance and data protection projects
  • CALZEDONIA, a leading Italian fashion retailer, on various privacy and data protection questions in the employment context in Slovakia
  • AUTH0, a U.S. software company building and operating a cloud-based identity platform for developers, on various data protection and privacy matters, including data protection impact assessment and supporting revision of data privacy agreements
  • ZÁPADOSLOVENSKÁ ENERGETIKA (E.ON Group) on a large volume of legitimate interests and data protection impact assessments, including support in developing internal DPIA procedure and various other complex data protection assessments

IP&T

  • POWERFUL MEDICAL, a Slovak artificial intelligence and machine learning based healthcare solutions developer, on a number of matters, including on research and improvement of AI algorithm based on (pseudonymous) health data, development of joint intellectual property and the associated governance, supporting client’s expansion to various EU countries, US, Israel, Middle East, including drafting and negotiation of (software and licensing) distribution agreements, agreements with customers, agreements with external software developers, intellectual property aspects with employees and consultants, support in patent and trademark submissions
  • BRACKETS by Triad, a Slovak-based software engineering company, on registration of trademarks in Slovakia and Czech Republic for their B2B application enabling remote voting, including drafting of customer agreements, terms of use, data protection policies as well as regulatory requirements in the area of cybersecurity
  • DELIVERY HERO SE on incorporation of a new entity in Slovakia, Foodpanda online food and grocery delivery platform, including advising on intellectual property aspects, in particular an analysis of the use of the client’s brand name in the context of its past divestment of a similar business in Slovakia (licensing requirements, branding)
  • APPLEARN INTERNATIONAL on all aspects of acquisition of the Slovak software / AI application development group of companies known as YesElf Slovakia, including the review of critical intellectual property from third parties, IP licensing and assignment and agreements with contractors
  • DAN - SLOVAKIA AGRAR (Jantzen Group) on intellectual property matters, including drafting license agreement for a wide range of IP rights relating to the full management of a farm, in particular the technology used and licenced

M&A AND CORPORATE 

  • E.ON, one of the world's largest investor-owned electric utility service providers, on its acquisition of a 49% stake in electric utility Východoslovenská energetika Holding
  • APPLEARN INTERNATIONAL on all aspects of acquisition of the Slovak software / AI application development group of companies known as YesElf Slovakia, including the review of critical intellectual property from third parties, IP licensing and assignment and agreements with contractors
  • SYGIC, a Slovak leading developer of car and truck mobile GPS navigation technology, on its strategic cooperation with the Czech company EUROWAG and their mutual M&A process
  • STADA ARZNEIMITTEL, an international pharmaceutical company, on the acquisition of Walmark, a leading manufacturer of consumer health products in Central Europe, from Mid Europa Partners

LIFE SCIENCES & HEALTHCARE

  • FEI ELECTRON OPTICS, an American company that designs, manufactures and supports microscope technology, on GDPR implementation activities, completing records of data processing activities, identifying non-conformities, training and project management
  • THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC on extensive privacy related risk reviews and on numerous data processing agreements negotiations with their EU based customers and vendors
  • POWERFUL MEDICAL, an AI based healthcare solutions developer, on clinical investigations, complex IP and personal data related matters and negotiations of investment agreements
  • A GLOBAL BIOPHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY on the development and management of a global GDPR implementation programme

EDUCATION

  • 2014 – 2015: Queen Mary University of London, UK, Computer and Communication Law (LL.M.)
  • 2011 – 2012: University of Fribourg, Switzerland, Faculty of Law, ERASMUS exchange programme
  • 2008 – 2013: Paneuropean University, Bratislava, Slovakia, Faculty of Law, Master of Law (Mgr.)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • Slovak Bar Association 
  • Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals - Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT); Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E); Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)

LANGUAGES

Slovak, English, German, French

PUBLICATIONS

  • Inovácie a trendy v M&A. Praktická príručka, C. H. Beck, 2020 (co-author)