Overview


Wolfgang von Frentz is co-head of the German Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice group. He has longstanding experience regarding litigation, the judicial enforcement of his clients` claims and when it comes to complex transactions. In the area of digitization and “Industry 4.0” Wolfgang advises on the development of new business models as well as their implementation and transformation.

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Recognitions


  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2020 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Intellectual Property Law, Litigation, Media and Copyright Law, Technology Law and Telecommunications Law
  • Chambers Europe, 2018/2019, Germany: A source describes him as “brilliant in analyzing complex legal issues while presenting practical advice.”, 2017/2018, Germany: Interviewees praise his “outstanding knowledge, effectiveness and perfect client service
  • Juve Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien, 2018/2019: Competitors emphasize his „comprehensive know-how“, clients describe him as a „specialist for program distribution“, 2017/2018: Clients praise his „excellent expertise

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Credentials


Education
University of Regensburg, Dr. jur. (PhD), 1998
Court of Appeal, Berlin, Second State Exam, 1997
University of Cape Town, LLM, 1993
University of Regensburg, First State Exam, 1993

Admissions
Germany

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Dr. Wolfgang von Frentz

Insights & Events / Media

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / September 24, 2019

Pubblicazioni / July 1, 2005

Book review: Matthias Schmid/Dr. Thomas Wirth: Commentary on Copy Right Law

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Heft 5 / May, 2017

Program Distribution via the Internet to Hotels – About the Position of Right ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 6 / June, 2016

Statement on Several Local Court Decisions on Redistribution of TV Signals by ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 4 / April 2016

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 2 / February, 2016

Decision of the German Federal Court of Justice, dated September 17, 2015 – I ZR 228/14 ...

Unternehmensjurist, Issue 6 / December, 2015

Transition Service Agreements - Important for Economic Success of a Transaction

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 2 / February 2015

Cable Retransmission in Housing Complexes – A Review of the “Ramses” Decision by ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 8/9 / September, 2014

Decision Aero.tv According to German Law

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 5 / March, 2013

European Court decision of March 7, 2013 – C-607/11 in re Livestreaming, ITV Broadcasting Ltd. ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 11 / November,2012

License Agreements in an Insolvency of the Licensor after the Decisions Reifen ...

Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP), Issue 27 / August, 2011

Non-exclusive and exclusive licenses under IP rights in an insolvency

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 6 / June, 2010

"Communication to the public and cable retransmission via joint antenna and the ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 1 / January, 2010

The Legal Fiction of Granting Licences for Unknown Rights in Par. 137 l ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 12 / December, 2009

The Decision of the Regional Court of Leipzig, Dated May 22, 2009 - 05 O 2742/08

Archiv für Urheber- und Medienrecht (UFITA), III / November, 2009

The Cause of Action of Licensees Regarding Claims for Damages and for ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 5 / May, 2009

The Acquisition of Companies Trading with Licenses

Recht der Datenverarbeitung (RDV), Issue 8 / August, 2008

Value Added Services and Privacy Law (Data Protection) – Processing of Personal Data ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 12 / December, 2007

Comments to the Decision of the Higher Regional Court of Cologne (OLG) ...

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / November 8, 2006

On the Subject / September 1, 2006

Entertainment Law Review, Issue 8, Volume 17 / August, 2006

An Overview of the Latest Developments in German Gaming Law

Bangalore, India / McDermott Event / April 6 - 8, 2006

Absatzwirtschaft, Zeitschrift für Marketing, Issue 7 / July 1, 2005

Legal Aspects of TV Promotion

Communications Handbook 2005, PLC Cross-border Handbook, Edition 4 / June 1, 2005

Country Q&A for Germany

Zeitschrift für Urheber-und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 3 / March 3, 2003

Film Rights Trading with Companies in Crisis – Risks and Solutions

Zeitschrift für Urheber-und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 9 / September 2, 2002

Book review: Frank Brauner: The Film Music Composer’s Situation under Copyright ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber-und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 7 / July 1, 2002

Collateral Securities in Film Productions – Pledging and Assignment for Security Purposes by ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber-und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 5 / May 2, 2002

Book review: Stefan Ventroni: Film Production Right – A Copyright Problem in the ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber-und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 2 / February 2, 2002

Book Review: Hans-Jürgen Homann: Practical Manual of Film Law

Zeitschrift für Urheber-und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 10 / October 1, 2001

Insolvency of the Film Rights Trader – What Happens to the Rights?

Zeitschrift für Urheber-und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 5 / May 1, 2001

Subsequent Performance Specifications under Film Licence Agreements – How to Handle ‘To Be ...

Articles & Books / January 1, 2000

Legal Aspects of TV Promotion

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