German Lawyers for Media Law and Freedom of Speech

Freedom of speech and freedom of press – both fundamental parts of a free and democratic legal system – play diverse roles in both work and everyday life. In a world where everybody is entitled to their own opinion, balanced with people’s right to a good name, the boundaries of statements have to be carefully pinpointed and often completely renegotiated. When it comes to the press, the major public opinion-leading instrument, special caution is required. This is why knowing your rights when it comes to press and media law is very important. Our firm is pleased to be at your disposal regarding such matters. Whether you are dealing with a violation of your right to privacy, the use of a personal image or a case of defamation – we address your concerns in our offices in Aachen, Düsseldorf & Cologne as well as in our conference rooms in Hamburg, Berlin, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and Munich.

Our Services in Media & Press law

Like few other areas of law the fields of press law and freedom of speech are strongly shaped by details and the particularity of cases. When in need for advice, it is therefore vital to consult an experienced professional. Our specialized lawyers advise and represent you with their extensive expertise and their long-standing practical experience in the media industry. Companies, artists and consumers form part of our clientele.  Starting with the settling of simple legal issues up to the resolution of complex disputes, our lawyers are there for you every step of the way.

In the following you are offered an overview of the concerns our firm will help you address:

  • Deletion of Google Search results
  • Abusive criticism
  • Violation of personal rights
  • Photojournalism and the right to one’s image
  • Violation of company identity and personality
  • The right to financial compensation
  • Counsel and representation for written warnings
  • The examination of editorial contributions / articles / comments
  • Press coverage / reporting based on suspicion