Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner
Partner
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Why did you specialize in this field?
With my heart in TV and the movies, and starting out as a lawyer in 1996 at the same time as the internet, digital business and media was a hit for me.

Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner has provided legal counsel to all forms of digital business since the inception of the world wide web. His advisory spans start-ups, multi-channel offerings and international internet companies and focuses on all applicable legal fields with a particular emphasis on data protection and usage, terms and conditions, consumer protection, compliance, advertising, gaming and competition law, among numerous others. Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner also commands broad expertise in media and entertainment law, in particular issues touching on the film and television industry and those related to media production finance and the global exploitation thereof, with digital media advisory on changes to utilization models, revenue streams and video on demand platforms composing a significant part of his counsel. His command of topics related to rights acquisition and exploitation is augmented by in-depth expertise on youth protection and age verification issues, in particular with respect to the distribution of digital content.

An excerpt of the projects Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner has accompanied can be found on the Internet Movie Database IMDb. His advisory expertise is augmented by decades of involvement with and counsel of national and international computer game publishers and studios.

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

Awards / Recommendations

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

Frequently recommended lawyer in the categories “Technology and Media: Media” and “Technology and Media: Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)”

Competitor about him: “trust-based collaboration, strong network”

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2019

The Best Lawyers in Germany

Lawyer of the Year for “Media and Entertainment”
Recommended lawyer in the category “Information Technology Law”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Technology and Media: Media and Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)”

Quotes of competitors about him: “excellent network, extremely trustworthy and reliable, highly competent and experienced”

Who’s Who Legal: Data 2019

Recommended lawyer in the categories “Data Privacy & Protection”, “Information Technology” and “Telecoms & Media”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Data”

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2018

Germany’s Best Lawyers

Recommended lawyer in the categories “Media and Entertainment”, “IT Law” and “Media and Copyright Law”

Who’s Who Legal: Data 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Telecoms & Media”
“Has built up an impressive media practice earning him a reputation as a leading lawyer in the space.”

Who’s Who Legal: Data 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Information Technology”
“Highly recommended for his digital business acumen. He is a widely respected source of counsel for clients seeking sophisticated advice.”

The Legal 500: Germany 2018

Recommended lawyer in the category “Media – Entertainment”

“Andreas Peschel-Mehner gilt als ‘äußerst kompetenter Anwalt mit hoher Präsenz in den lokalen und internationalen Medien-Hubs’”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2017

Leading lawyer in the category “TMT”

“Andreas Peschel-Mehner is commended for his significant expertise in IT law. He advises a wide range of clients on the full range on a whole host of legal, operational and strategic issues. He is also known for providing top-tier advice in the digital media space.”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Leading individual in the category “Games”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Media, Technology and Communications: Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)”

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