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REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Dr. Olaf Fiss

Representation of VAUNET e.V. in comprehensive contract proceedings before the arbitration board according to the VGG at an online rate of GEMA.
Advise German broadcasting association VAUNET on complex copyright questions and negotiation of framework agreements with the collecting societies GEMA and GVL.
Advise Microsoft on the acquisition of 6Wunderkinder GmbH from, among others, Sequoia Capital, Earlybird, and Atomico.
Represent DFL in criminal and civil proceedings against Russian-language online pirate platform.
Represent German collecting society VG Media in proceedings against ZPÜ regarding the non-participation of private broadcasters in the private copying levy.
Advising a US company on the licensing of music rights for a music-on-demand service and on regulatory issues.
Advise multi-national online sales platform on sponsoring and influencer agreements.
Advise Ipsos on the acquisition of GfK’s Custom Research Business including the management of legal issues relating to IT and data protection in 25 countries.

Advising a U.K.-based sports property rights company on the media and copyright licensing of an OTT offering in light of the Brexit.

Comprehensive advice on media, copyright and data protection law for a U.S. broadcasting company and film producer, including questions of content distribution in Germany and the protection of minors.

Advise Verivox on various strategic acquisitions and transactions.

Advise multi-national dubbing studio on dubbing agreements.

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