Kai May

E-Mail may@unverzagt.law
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Telephone +49.30.288763-33          Fax +49.30.288763-44

Copyright and medial law (TV, film and entertainment)

  • Advising German and international clients on all matters relating to rights clearance and the development, structuring, financing, insuring, production and exploitation of Film, TV and VoD productions and series as well as other entertainment products
  • Advising in respect to the legal and other aspects of audio visual production and commercial exploitation, including 360° deals, valuing rights catalogues, and optimising revenue streams
  • Structured finance in the field of intangible assets
  • Drafting contracts and providing transaction support in the context of project financing for cinema films, and TV and VoD productions and series, as well as for other entertainment products


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Foreign languages

  • English



  • Legal studies at the Universities of Berlin and Hamburg.
  • Practical legal training in Berlin
  • 15 years’ experience in the film industry as Business and Legal Affairs Manager of media companies, and subsequently as Managing Director of a production company for national and international films
  • Lectures and talks
  • University of Film, Babelsberg
  • Erich Pommer Institute, Potsdam Babelsberg
  • Film Academy of Baden-Württemberg
  • Film & Recht (Film & Law), in collaboration with the Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein