Dr. Andreas Bareiss, Maître en droit (Paris II)
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Andreas Bareiss advises clients on media and entertainment law, particularly in all matters relating to the film and television industry.

Mr. Bareiss completed full curricula in both German and French law at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the University of Paris II. He then studied film production and distribution at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg (Germany), La Fémis (Paris) and the National Film & Television School (London). He is a graduate of the renowned German-French Master class Ludwigsburg/Paris.

He focuses on the legal terms of structuring and realizing international film and TV productions. His expertise further includes copyright issues and privacy law, both before courts and extra-judicially. Andreas Bareiss represents domestic and foreign producers, distributors, broadcasters, investors and private clients. A selection of the film productions in which he was involved can be found on the Internet Movie Database IMDb.

Andreas Bareiss is a member of the board of the French-German Film Academy and teaches, inter alia, at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg.



Copyright Law Public Media Publishing and Press Media & Entertainment Banking & Finance

Other activities  

Certified Business Coach (ECA)

Graduate of Master class Ludwigsburg/Paris movie production, rental and distribution

Member of

  • Board of Administration German-French Film Academy

Awards / Recommendations

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Sports & Entertainment”

“Andreas Bareiss is a highly regarded practitioner among market commentators. His practice focuses on the legal structuring of international film and television productions, including copyright and privacy matters.”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Sports & Entertainment”

“A leading media and entertainment lawyer who focuses his exceptional practice on the legal issues surrounding international film and TV productions.”

The Legal 500: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Media: Entertainment”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Named lawyer in the category “Media, Technology and Communications: Media (Contract Law and Copyright Law)”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2017

Recommended expert in the category “Sports & Entertainment”

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