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Sport Law is our passion and we have the pleasure to offer secure legal solutions for athletes, clubs, promoters, associations and other institutions. We evaluate your questions both form an economic and tactic point of you, trying to do our best in order to achieve great results, together. Sport has to be clear and transparent. […]
There is no particular „film law” in Germany: instead, the copyright, trademark and competition law provisions shall be used as guidelines and regulations for issues concerning television and licensed films. During the development, production, exploitation and financing of film and television programs or productions, many people are involved in various legal positions of various natures, […]
We are a team of qualified attorneys, specialized in copyright and media law who are here to advice and represent you in all press law matters; we have a particular interest in protection of honor and right of expression´s cases. We list you some of the most common keywords regarding this topic. Examination, assertion and […]
Copyrights apply and are effective also internationally. This follows the principle of territoriality and the so-called “Lex loci protexionis”. Copyright infringements are ruled by the laws of the respective country. The national rules of this state determine the development, content and scope of the copyright. The author receives a copyright only in the respective state […]
Art law regards all manifestations of art, such as visual arts and cultural arts (theater, opera, serious music, etc.). The designation of “artistic rights” is abstract, as there is no authorized art act or art law in the German legal system. The term “art law” itself, however, bundles the legal issues and solutions that are […]
We advise and represent concert and tour event managers and organizers, guest theatre directories, art management agencies, event agencies, artists, entertainers, tour operators, security companies, individuals and media companies in all those legal aspects concerning events and entertainments. This also includes the following topics: Artist social tax liability from agencies, guest performances and concert directorates; […]
What is a copyright? Copyright is an exclusive right to copy a literary, musical, artistic or other original. The usual prerequisite for a copyright is a personal intellectual creation. Protection covers works of literature, science and art. These include sound recordings, pictures and performances of an artist as well as e.g. software. As far as […]
The right of freedom of media reporting, freedom of expression, freedom of speech and freedom of press are the most important fundamental foundations of democracy and, as a matter of principle, are embedded in Article 1, 2 and 5 of the Basic Law. But media communication has also different sides. It can unjustly destroy the […]
In what concerns the publishing legislation? A Publishing Agreement authorizes the author to leave the work to the publisher for duplication and distribution in his representation. The publisher is obliged to reproduce and distribute the work as it is. Typical publishing contracts regard subjects of literary or musical works. What is a „Publishing contract“?   […]
What does „media law“means? Media law as a separate legal area in the form of a single Act or even systematically from a legal view of ordered norms is not legally relevant in itself. The “Media Act” came from the former “new media” (BTX, modem, cable transmission, etc.). The term is still sector-oriented to the […]