Our firm

As a boutique law firm we are specializing in the fields of music, film, television and arts as well as the IT and online business.

We support creative people and companies as well as those who promote and exploit creative achievements. Our clients roster includes artists, musicians, actors/actresses, directors, script writers, on-demand service providers, music labels, music-, film- and television producers, software producers, IT companies and agencies. Our profound and intense knowledge with respect to the industry standards is crucial when promoting and marketing the creativity of our clients.

We furthermore provides services concerning trademark law and industrial property law and support clients in starting up their business and in founding corporations.

Thanks to our specialization in copyright law, in the media and entertainment as well as the music business and the IT- and data protection law, our clients are being advised comprehensively. Our experience in these fields enables us to understand personal needs and technical backgrounds of our client’s interests, which we believe is essential in order to achieve best results for our clients.

We are rendering our services nationally and internationally.

The law firm SCHÄFER MAIER Rechtsanwälte has been founded by Prof. Dr. Oliver Schäfer and Andreas Maier. Philipp Brüggemann has joined the team in late 2015.

Starting September 2016, Prof. Dr. Oliver Schäfer has taken the position of an external counsel to the firm. Due to his position as a professor, he laid down his bar admission in September 2019.