Dr. Martin Diesbach, Licencié en droit
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Dr. Martin Diesbach is one of Germany’s most renowned lawyers for media and entertainment law. In particular, he advises German and international media companies on digital business models and all legal matters around the development, financing, production, and evaluation of audiovisual products, with a focus on movie financing. He also represents clients in media law litigation. Dr. Diesbach regularly gives lectures on media law, publishes on current legal questions and was one of the experts on the Legal Committee of the German Bundestag to reform German copyright law.

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Public Media Copyright Law Media & Entertainment IT & Digital Business

Awards / Recommendations

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

Leading individual in the category “Copyright Law”

Competitor about him: “very strong in classic media law,” “wide expertise, especially good for the entertainment industry”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Technology and Media: Media”

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2019

The Best Lawyers in Germany

Recommended lawyer in the categories “Entertainment Law” and “Media Law”

The Legal 500: Germany 2019

Leading individual in the category “Media: Entertainment”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Sports & Entertainment”

Who’s Who Legal: Data 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Telecoms & Media”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

Leading individual in the category “Copyright Law”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Technology and Media: Media”

Quotes of competitors about him: “Great negotiator, always highly motivated and competent”

Who’s Who Legal: Data 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Telecoms & Media”

The Legal 500: Germany 2018

Leading individual in the category “Media: Entertainment”

“Renowned Martin Diesbach”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Sports & Entertainment”

“A pre-eminent practitioner in the entertainment law sector. He is internationally recognized as one of the principal experts in movie financing matters.”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Technology, Media & Telecommunications”

“A powerhouse in the field of media and entertainment law and is well respected for the first-rate counsel he delivers to clients on digital business models.”

Chambers Europe: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “TMT: Media”

“Martin Diesbach is best known for his work on copyright and publishing, but also assists with broadcasting rights and gaming law. He recently represented Da Vinci as previous shareholders of the horse opera ‚Apassionata‘ in copyright and music law disputes with the current owners.”

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2018

Germany’s Best Lawyers

Lawyer of the Year 2018 in the category “Media and Entertainment” and recommended lawyer in the category “Media and Copyright Law”

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