Certified Expert in Copyright and Media Law
What motivates you?
To be able to contribute to the creation of music, film recordings, brands, products, concepts, or content in general, how they are sustainably and successfully marketed or how companies and individuals are preserved in their identity with their history is what motivates me and has always filled me with great satisfaction.
Götz Schneider-Rothhaar is head of the music practice group and represents individuals and companies nationwide and internationally in all issues relating to music, TV, Internet, digital content, the press, celebrities, advertising, photography, online trading, distribution, and branding. In addition, his practice focuses on German and foreign collecting societies as well as the legal support of entertainment and cultural events. Götz Schneider-Rothhaar also regularly works as a litigator in all these areas.
Studies: Frankfurt, Lausanne, Mainz
Presentations & Events
The top 10 legal developments for music in 2020 - and how to survive 2021
Panel at the online music conference Eurosonic Norderslaag ESNS 2021 mit SKW Schwarz Partner Götz Schneider-Rothhaar.
SKW Schwarz @ Reeperbahnfestival (in German)
SKW Schwarz begrüßt Sie im Rahmen des Reeperbahnfestivals in Hamburg zur Session „Transparency 3.0 – Where’s The Money?“.
SKW Schwarz beim 3. Kreativwirtschaftstag „Europe Calling“ in Frankfurt am Main (presentations in German language)
Am 10. Mai 2019 findet von 10 bis 19 Uhr in der School of Finance & Management Frankfurt am Main der 3. Hessische Kreativwirtschaftstag statt.
Awards & Recognitions
The Legal 500: Germany 2020
Recommended lawyer in the category “Media – Entertainment”
Götz Schneider-Rothhaar is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers IAEL and the “Certified Expert in Copyright and Media Law” Committee of the Frankfurt Bar Association.
Götz Schneider-Rothhaar is a regular participant at panel discussions and conferences at professional events such as Reeperbahn Festival (Hamburg), MIDEM (Cannes / France), Eurosonic Norderslaag (Groningen / The Netherlands), and Musikmesse (Frankfurt am Main).
He also gives guest lectures, most recently at the Royal Academy of Music (London / England).
He trains Certified Experts in Copyright and Media Law and is a lecturer at University of Mainz’s Master’s Program LL.M.-Media Law.
Frankfurt / Main