Philipp Schiffmann

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Copyright and Media Law (TV, film and entertainment) 

  • Advice on national and international film projects (cinema and TV) in all matters relating to rights clearance, development, structuring, financing (equity capital, loan capital, and public sector funding), insurance, production and exploitation


Music Law

  • Advising authors on complex issues arising from music publishing law and on the development and implementation of music productions
  • Contractual arrangements – advising on the form and content of agreements relevant to copyright across the whole spectrum of music law


Copyright and Media Law

  • Advising copyright holders and users in copyright, rights of use, and other ancillary rights disputes
  • Contractual arrangements - advising copyright holders and users on the form and content of agreements relevant to copyright
  • Press and privacy law - advising affected clients on preserving privacy rights and acting both in and out of court on disputes relating to questions of freedom of speech and the right to privacy


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Foreign languages

  • English



  • From 2009 legal Studies at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
  • Studying abroad in New York
  • 2015 First State Law Examination at the Higher Regional Court, Hamburg
  • 2015-2018 practical legal training at the Higher Regional Court, Hamburg
  • Since 2018 admitted as Attorney (Rechtsanwalt) to the Hanseatic Bar
  • Lawyer with a leading law firm in Hamburg in media and entertainment law