Copyright Law and Media Law (Film, TV and Entertainment)
Comprehensive advice on national and international film projects (Theatrical and TV) including all aspects of rights clearance, development, structuring, finance (equity, debt and public subsidies), insurance, production and exploitation.
Clients (national and international): production companies, distribution companies, studios, service companies, broadcaster, banks, financiers, insurance companies and public institutions
Member of the panel of arbitrators of IFTA (International Film and Television Alliance, Los Angeles)
Comprehensive advice on transactions, negotiations and drafting of documentation and securities in relation to project finance (Film, TV, Games) and corporate finance (IP).
Clients (national and international): production companies, distribution companies, studios, broadcaster, banks, financiers, insurance companies and public institutions
Corporate mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions (i.e. interna¬tional co-productions), advising foreign companies on doing business in Germany
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High School year in the United States of America
Law school (Konstanz University, Hamburg University)
Master studies in Paris (MSJ) „Legal and commercial aspects of international trade“
Assistant professor at Max-Planck-Institute for foreign and international Civil Law and Comparative Law, Hamburg
Dissertation (Dr. jur.) in corporate law/comparative law
Gabler Encyclopedia Media Business, 2nd Edition, 2011 (co-author)
The Film Finance Handbook, eds. Davies/Wistreich, 2007
Legal Handbook E-Business, The Agency Agreement, eds. Kaminski, Henssler et al, 2001
Institute for Culture and Media Management at University for Music and Theater, Hamburg
Erich Pommer Institute, Potsdam-Babelsberg
Film & Law, in cooperation with Film fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein