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About us

As a medium-sized, highly specialized law firm, we provide our clients with comprehensive advice in all areas of entertainment and commercial law, both nationally and internationally. From the drafting of contracts to complex legal proceedings: with us you are in the best hands.

Our law firm was founded in 2003. An initial focus of the firm’s practice was music law. Many of our lawyers have been musicians or worked as concert promoters, DJs, managers and music publishers. Some of us still are. Consequently, our passion has become a focus of our work.

Over the years we have grown steadily and expanded our fields of activity. We now maintain three locations. Our ten lawyers have different industry knowledge and key qualifications, which intertwine in their advisory practice. These include certified lawyers in copyright and media law, intellectual property law, IT law and employment law, as well as TÜV-certified data protection officers. Reinher Karl (partner) also works as legal counsel for the Verband unabhängiger Musikunternehmer*innen (VUT e.V.). Heiko Wiese (partner) is a representative of the Spitzenorganisation der Filmwirtschaft e.V. and the Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle der Filmwirtschaft e.V. (FSK). Attorney Platzbecker (partner) is a member of the Hamburg Parliament.

Our clients include well-known artists and companies from the music, film, theatre, media, tech and advertising industries. What they expect from us and appreciate in us is not simply the solution of complex legal issues. A lot of people can do law. We can do more. Our attorneys observe and accompany the developments of new technologies, innovations, and business models. We understand what is important to our clients and what will be important in the future. We provide astute, vigilant, strategic advice – always focusing on the commercial interest and business needs of our clients.

What we do

  • Copyright and media law
  • Music law
  • Trademark law
  • Labour and employment law
  • IT and data protection law
  • Internet law
  • Industrial property protection
  • Law of collecting societies
  • Personal rights
  • Press and publicity Law
  • Freedom of information law
  • Business law
  • General civil law
  • Contract law
  • Company law
  • Criminal law
  • Administrative law

Who we advise

  • Musicians
  • Festivals
  • Event organizers
  • Creatives
  • Labels
  • Publishers
  • Film and theater professionals
  • Photographers
  • Influencers
  • Distributors
  • Agencies
  • Managements
  • Start-ups
  • Companies
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Online shops
  • Associations
  • Consumers