Performance & passion

Performance & passion

Untrue reporting or defamatory criticism can lead to huge damage(s). We assert your claims against publishers, TV stations and other media companies. Our areas of focus include image and personality rights, paparazzi photos, communications crises, violation of privacy, and reports on pending trials.

Unfair conduct by competitors and the misleading of consumers are the order of the day in our media-dominated society. We prevent your competitors from gaining advantages through anti-competitive or unfair conduct. Our range of services also includes advertising law, the review of campaign concepts, and advice on media collaborations.

Online law is a dynamic / rapidly evolving/changing field of law. Whether Google Reputation, invasions of personal privacy online, or illegal content on websites – we offer you sound knowledge in the areas of social media, app contracts, SEO/SEM marketing, and affiliate marketing.

An effective protection of your intellectual property offers decisive competitive advantages. We configure your rights: from licensing, artist, band takeover, book publishing, and author contracts to design patents and photographic rights, trademark registrations and trademark monitoring. We also represent your interests vis-à-vis collecting societies such as GEMA, GVL and VG Wort, or the Künstlersozialversicherung social security scheme for artists.

Every company and every successful artist is confronted with a multitude of contracts and contract issues. We specialise in drafting, reviewing, negotiating, interpreting, analysing and managing all kinds of contracts. This includes licence agreements, joint venture and collaborative agreements, general terms and conditions and copyright law. In English as well as in German.

The legal framework of the entertainment and event industry is becoming increasingly important. From artist management to agency contracts, from concert productions to gala events, we represent some of the most successful artists in the German- and English-speaking countries. Our scope of services also includes post-contractual remuneration rules, youth protection law / laws to protect minors, GEMA tariffs, as well as tax and liability law.

Company/Corporate law is an extremely complex area of the law. Our main areas of focus include advising on and structuring the legal form of a company, from its founding to its dissolution, the drafting of appropriate articles of association and business contracts/conditions, as well as structuring corporate succession. We are also active in the establishment and representation of foundations and associations. We represent international corporations as well as SMEs and family businesses, freelancers and start-ups.

Criminal law is an instrument that is increasingly being focused on by society and policymakers. Our law firm represents managers and companies in criminal proceedings, and supports you in filing criminal charges. We also handle the accompanying reporting.