Copyright and media law

We advise broadcasters, publishing houses, state media authorities, online media, film and television producers, rights distributors and other media professionals in all of the key issues of copyright and media law.

• Freedom of the press and freedom of expression

• The enforcement and defence of rights to an injunction

• Rebuttal

• Revocation

• Damages and pecuniary compensation

• Claims arising from the general right of privacy

• The right of persons to their own likeness

• Rights to information

• Press-specific criminal law (slander, defamation etc.)

• Broadcasting law, in particular authorisation, matters of frequency allocation and supervisory and advertising law

• Event law

• Copyright contract law, in particular the drafting, checking and negotiation of film production contracts, contracts with performers and licensing contracts

• Copyright infringements, in particular the enforcement and defence of the right to an injunction and claims for damages and pecuniary compensation

• Photograph and image copyright

• Internet publications

• Publishing law