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

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM-RD), Issue 6 / June 2017

Analysis of the ECJ Decision of 13.03.2017 – C-138/16 – AKM/Zürs.net – About ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 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. ...

Publications / June, 2010

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

Publications / January, 2010

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

Publications / November, 2009

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

Publications / May 22, 2009

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

Publications / May, 2009

The Acquisition of Companies Trading with Licenses

Publications / August, 2008

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

Publications / December, 2007

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

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / November 8, 2006

Publications / September 1, 2006

Publications / August, 2006

An Overview of the Latest Developments in German Gaming Law

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

Publications / July 1, 2005

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

Publications / July 1, 2005

Legal Aspects of TV Promotion

Publications / June 1, 2005

Country Q&A for Germany

Publications / March 3, 2003

Film Rights Trading with Companies in Crisis – Risks and Solutions

Publications / September 2, 2002

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

Publications / July 1, 2002

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

Publications / May 2, 2002

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

Publications / February 2, 2002

BOOK REVIEW: HANS-JÜRGEN HOMANN: PRACTICAL MANUAL OF FILM LAW

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