Attorney Dr. Severin Riemenschneider LL.M. Eur.

Specialist lawyer Dr. Severin Riemenschneider LL.M. After his first state examination in law, Eur. Obtained the degree “Master of European and International Business Law” and then received his doctorate as a scholarship holder of the FAZIT Foundation on the subject of “Freedom of the press and privacy protection”. In 2014 he founded the media law firm operating across Germany.

He has conducted thousands of extrajudicial and judicial proceedings in press law, copyright, media law and trademark law. The procedures regularly attract a lot of media attention. You can find a selection of current cases on the following link: Press law, media law, copyright law.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, he is a lecturer in copyright and media law at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He was also a lecturer for IT law and IT contract drafting at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University as well as for media and copyright law at the University of Fresenius and for press law | Civil media law at the University of Trier. He is a consultant for social media law at the academy in Heidelberg and a specialist lawyer for copyright and media law.

He is also the author of the E-Commerce-Handbuch 2.0 and publisher and author of the textbook Internet Law at Springer Verlag (forthcoming). He also regularly publishes specialist publications and is a sought-after interview partner on the aforementioned areas of law. The work under the aspects of current jurisprudence and continuous training is important for lawyer Dr. Riemenschneider, of course.

Specialist lawyer Dr. Riemenschneider studied law at the universities of Marburg, Lausanne, Norwich, Frankfurt and Speyer.
Press law | Media law

The core competency of the advice is the press and freedom of speech. This includes the procedure against written, visual or verbal communication. This can be done in the context of public reporting (newspapers | radio | TV | Internet) or through defamatory, defamatory or insulting statements in the professional, social, private or even school environment.

If untrue, defamatory or disparaging content is published on review platforms (Jameda, Facebook, Google, etc.), you do not have to tolerate this. In addition, the right of personality also includes the right to one’s own image. If a photo of you is published without your consent, your personal rights may be violated. Even if the photo is only saved on the phone, as is often the case with bullying at school.

Dr. Riemenschneider also specializes in protecting the reputation of people, associations and companies that are victims of “shitstorms” and widespread “hate speech”.

The media law firm negotiates from the two strategic locations in Frankfurt and Hamburg before all relevant press chambers and carries out numerous proceedings before the BGH. We have enforced every press law claim countless times. In 2019 we enforced one of the highest fines against a press law publisher with (2 x) 50,000.00 euros that have ever been imposed.

Dr. Severin Riemenschneider advises authors on infringing acts and questions of copyright contract law. He was one of the first to obtain injunctions against the improper use of upload filters. He also advises companies and private individuals who are accused of having committed a copyright infringement.
Intellectual Property

Lawyer Riemenschneider is at your disposal as a contact for commercial legal protection if competitors subject your products to a critical test or if they make negative comments about your company. Furthermore, if television stations present goods from you negatively. For example, we regularly prohibit television reports in which our clients’ products are subjected to unlawful tests and the supposed results are presented to the public. Acting quickly can avert greater damage to companies here.
Trademark law

From brand development to brand defense – lawyer Dr. Riemenschneider and his team are your competent and qualified partners for the entire area of ​​trademark law. He will be happy to support you in the choice of the brand name, the trademark registration and, if necessary, the trademark enforcement in legal proceedings. In the event of a trademark infringement, attorney Dr. Riemenschneider and his team will help you with warnings and requests for injunctive relief, information or compensation claims and will also help you in the event that you have been warned yourself.


Areas of law: Copyright & media law • General contract law • Commercial legal protection • IT law • Trademark law • Competition law • Law of civil procedure
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