Music

The focus here is the legal protection of the music industry.

We advise artists, musicians, composers, copywriters, producers as well as media, publishing, production and distribution companies of all sizes in all matters of national and international music law.

Contract development in general music law:

Contract drafting and review of license agreements, compensation agreements and publishing contracts, edition contracts and publishing administration contracts, including contract drafting for the production of sound recordings, film data carriers and data media (artist and band takeover contracts, distribution contracts, performance contracts, performance contracts).

Media Law Flanking contracts:

General media law includes publishing law, press law, internet law, music law, film law, television law and event law as well as contract design for film and television productions (screenplay contracts, exploitation contracts, production agreements). Management contracts, agency contracts, consultancy contracts and promotion contracts; Media Cooperation and Merchandising Agreements Technical protective measures such as access control systems and copy protection systems, in particular copy protection for audio CDs, DVDs and film and multimedia DVDs and other data carriers

Negotiation management  and support in music law matters:

Negotiation for authors with production and distribution companies Negotiation support of production and distribution companies towards authors Copyright examination and evaluations, in particular in the areas of design and art, as well as in the case of language, sound and image works

Legal examination, legal protection and law enforcement:

National and international rights management Usage safety evaluations (admissibility assessment of the use of the works) Judicial and arbitration enforcement of copyright claims of all kinds, including in interim injunctions and in international legal relations.