The protection of personal rights has always been in tension with freedom of the press and information. If your rights are violated by media coverage, solid advice is necessary to find the right strategy vis-à-vis the public. In addition to the classic press law measures of counterstatement and cease-and-desist order, clever communication on the basis of a secure legal foundation can often be the more promising path. After all, in the age of the Internet, the means of disseminating news very quickly elude national legal control. Because of the often very short deadlines for the effective enforcement of your rights, immediate action is indicated.
Based on our extensive specialized knowledge in the field of intellectual property protection, we also advise authors on securing their copyrights, draft exploitation agreements for texts and photos, and assist publishing houses with unfair competition law issues.