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Hengeler Mueller

BEHRENSTRASSE 42, 10117 BERLIN, GERMANY
Tel:
Work +49 30 203 74 0
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Fax +49 30 20 37 43 33
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Web:
www.hengeler.com
Berlin, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Munich

Dr Albrecht Conrad

Tel:
Work +49 30 20374 187
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Hengeler Mueller

Work Department

Intellectual Property, IT; Mergers & Acquisitions; TMT.

Position

Albrecht’s practice focuses on clients from the media, telecommunications and technology sectors, ranging from transactions to distribution and platform issues with a particular focus on copyright. His work includes transactional and strategic advice as well as litigation.

Career

Albrecht joined Hengeler Mueller in 1999 and has been partner since 2004.

Languages

German, English, French, Italian.

Education

Universities of Heidelberg (Dr jur), Freiburg, Università di Bologna and Columbia University (LLM).


Germany: Industry focus

Telecoms

Within: Telecoms

Albrecht Conrad, Wolfgang Spoerr and counsel Fabian Seip are key names at Hengeler Mueller, which has the resources to handle regulatory issues and transactional matters in the telecoms industry. The team acts for telecoms providers, where it handles disputes with network operators surrounding requirements according to service provider contracts, and advises on mobile frequency tenders. In another highlight, it assisted Vodafone Kabel Deutschland with new TV transmission contracts with public service broadcasters.

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Germany: Media

Entertainment

Within: Entertainment

Hengeler Mueller advises media and telecoms companies and platform and cable network operators on contract and copyright matters. The team also handles transactions and disputes in the media sector. Highlights included the advising CTS Eventim on copyright fees for music playback at concerts and assisting Google with ancillary copyright matters for publishers, including acting for the client in landmark proceedings against VG Media and in proceedings concerning copyright compliance relaing to the new Google image search. Vodafone Kabel Deutschland and Deutsche Telekom are also clients. Key figures include the highly regarded Albrecht Conrad, Wolfgang Spoerr, who has expertise in media regulation, and M&A partner Christof Jäckle. Counsel Fabian Seip advises on copyright and data protection matters and Christoph Stadler is the main contact for media matters at the intersection with antitrust law.

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