Dr. Johann Heyde
Why do you work at SKW Schwarz?
Working in a personal, cooperative, and highly specialized environment highly satisfies me.
Dr. Johann Heyde provides comprehensive legal advisory throughout media and entertainment law, in which film and television compose a main focus of his practice. Mr. Heyde advises on all aspects of national and international film and TV productions from film financing and subsidization, right clearance particularly in terms of copyright and privacy law, as well as licensing and exploitation of such productions.

Moreover, Dr. Johann Heyde’s advisory work spans all levels of digital commerce and business with a particular emphasis on improving internet portals, online services and other digital media (including on- demand platforms) and counseling on all relevant legal issues in e-commerce, some of which include terms and conditions, consumer protection, advertising and competition law, licensing and the dissemination of all forms of content over the internet.

Dr. Johann Heyde’s expertise includes his command of music law and especially collecting societies law in particular with respect to digital media.



Copyright Law Unfair Competition / Advertising / Consumer Protection IT & Digital Business Media & Entertainment IT & Digital Business

Other activities  

Studies of Music at State Academy of Music Freiburg

Lecturer at Munich University for TV and Film

Awards / Recommendations

The Legal 500: Germany 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Information Technology: Data Protection”

“Wide-ranging experience in all aspects of media, privacy, and regulatory law as well as in the fields of IP, Technology, Telecommunications, and contract drafting“

Free State of Bavaria

Scholarship of the Free State of Bavaria
Scholarship of the Free State of Bavaria for the particularly gifted under the Bavarian Act for the Promotion of the Gifted

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