Rowan Legal

Within the team of ROWAN LEGAL, Jan Tomíšek focuses on personal data protection, intellectual property and cybersecurity. His main fields of expertise are cloud computing, software law, eHealth and IT business transactions. He is a co-author of the unique publication Právo v síti: Průvodce právem na internetu (Law on the internet: a guide to internet law, C.H. Beck, 2016).

Jan graduated from the Faculty of Information Technology, where he is continuing his studies in cybersecurity. At the same time, he graduated from the Law Faculty of Masaryk University and is continuing his doctoral studies in the field of information technology law. At Masaryk University´s Economics and Administration Faculty he is currently completing his studies in business economics management. When advising clients at ROWAN LEGAL he utilizes his unique combination of knowledge of these three fields and searches in each for solutions that are not only in accordance with legislation, but also simultaneously commercially beneficial and indeed technically feasible.

During his tenure at ROWAN LEGAL he has worked twice on major implementations of cloud services in the financial sector and on one of the largest outsourcing projects of IT infrastructure and applications in the Czech Republic. Jan has been involved in some of the first implementation projects in the field of law concerning cybersecurity in the Czech Republic, the preparation and updating of standard contracts for several companies in connection with the new Civil Code, and the study of the legal aspects of electronic healthcare for the national strategy of the Czech Republic.

Jan also regularly publishes articles in professional periodicals and participates in local and international conferences focusing on information technology law

Title: Právo v síti. Průvodce právem na inernetu (Law on the Internet)
Publisher: C. H. Beck
Publication date: 07/2016

Title: Office 365 v. Google Apps: data protection perspective
Publisher: Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology
Publication date: 2015

Title: Office 365 v. Google Apps: comparison from the view point of personal data protection
Publisher: Revue for Law and Technology
Publication date: 2015

Title: Licenses to provide software as a service
Publisher: Revue for Law and Technology
Publication date: 2014

Title: Software as a matter under the new Civil Code
Publisher: Revue for Law and Technology
Publication date: 2014

Title: Public procurement in IT: What to watch out for when buying software; Public procurement in practice
Publisher: Veřejné zakázky v praxi
Publication date: 2014

Title: Legal aspects of services such as street view
Publisher: SVOČ 2012, Masaryk university
Publication date: 2012


Institution: Masaryk University, the Law Faculty in Brno
Field of studies: Doctoral studies, majoring in Law of Information and Communication Technology

Institution: Fakulta informatiky Masarykovy univerzity in Brno
Field of studies: Specialization in Information Security Technology, Master’s studies, a planned move to specialization Cybersecurity

Institution: Ekonomicko-správní fakulta Masarykovy univerzity in Brno
Field of studies: Business Economics and Management, course of study


Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL

  • Managing Associate (10/2019- present)
  • Associate (07/2018 – 09/2019)
  • Junior Associate (05/2015 – 06/2018)
  • Paralegal (2013 – 05/2015)

Period: 2013 – present
Job description: Currently provides legal support to ROWAN LEGAL´s specialists especially by engaging in legal research, assembling materials for further processing and drafting contracts

Position: Website development, consultancy in the development and acquisition of websites and web applications
Period: 2009 – present

Organization: Vema a.s.
Position: Assistant Programmer
Period: 2008 – 2013