Copyright and
media law

The provisions laid out in the Copyright Law protect the intellectual property of creators of text, music, pictures and cinematographic works. Our clients include artists, performers, and photographers as well as agencies and companies.

As infringements of copyright exploitation rights occur in the media, copyright law and media law are interrelated. Thus, for example, the unauthorized use of photographs on the Internet is a very widespread form of copyright infringement. Dr. Daniel Kötz concentrates intensively on photographic rights and has brought this topic into the public arena with publications of his own.

We provide comprehensive consultation in all matters relating to the protection of your works or services and clarify the legal relation between copyright owners and users. In the event of infringements by third parties, we ensure the enforcement of rights both judicially and extra-judicially.

We support you with the following:

  • Cease-and-desist orders und interim legal protection
  • Action for damages and injunctions
  • Interim injunctions
  • Contract review
  • Support in legal negotiations


Press law and
personality rights

The areas of press law and personality rights directly affect companies, celebrities, artists, performers and private individuals as these areas deal with unauthorised, illegal or unwanted reporting in the media.


Trademarks are central to the economic success of a company and offer a decisive competitive edge. Among other things, trademark law regulates the branding of products, services, companies and intellectual works.