Richard Otevřel is a senior associate at Havel, Holásek & Partners in Prague (Czech Republic). Mr. Otevrel specializes in intellectual property and industrial property law, IT, personal data protection, general issues of EU law, and public regulation. His transactional practice include protection of designs and trademarks including enforcement, technology transfers in science and research, commercial aspects of software license agreements and implementation contracts, public regulation of electronic communications, consumer protection, public procurement and concession agreements. At Havel, Holásek & Partners, Mr. Otevrel leads a team providing comprehensive legal services in the area of personal data and privacy protection, including legal aspects of transferring data out of the EU, processing of sensitive personal data, video surveillance techniques, and monitoring of employees.

Mr. Otevrel is a member of the Appellate Committees of the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. He is also a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Mr. Otevrel is admitted to practice law in the Czech Republic.