Dr Holger Weimann
- T +49 89 35065-1312
- F +49 89 35065-2134
CompetencesGames Industrial Property, Copyright & Advertising Law Conflict Resolution Media, Music, Entertainment, Culture, Publishing Start-ups & Venture Capital
LanguagesGerman English French
Dr Holger Weimann
Dr Holger Weimann is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT’s Munich office and member of the IP/IT/Media practice group. He advises companies of the media and technology sector (broadcasting, internet, print and music publishing, movie and television production, advertising and public relations agencies) on copyright (content, collecting societies), personal rights and law of unfair commercial practices. The main focus of his activity comprises the negotiation of licence agreements, advertising law and litigation (including interim measures) as well as the realisation of and support on transactions.
Dr Holger Weimann joined BEITEN BURKHARDT in 2001 and has been working in the media law field since he was admitted to the bar in 2000. He studied law at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, where he was also awarded a doctor’s degree.
The industry journal JUVE lists Dr Holger Weimann as frequently recommended lawyer in the Media Sector.
"extremely competent in his field, solution-oriented, excellent communication skills and speed of reaction, very good cooperation, effective and efficient way of working", Client
(JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020)
The industry journal JUVE lists Dr Holger Weimann as frequently recommended lawyer in the field of Media.
"diligent litigation at high stakes, great commitment, pleasant co-operation", Competitor
(JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019)
The "experienced litigator" Dr Holger Weimann is "fast and creative in solving problems' and "confident and well-structured in moderating discussions and conducting negotiations".
(Legal 500 Germany 2018 & Legal 500 EMEA 2018)
Dr Holger Weimann is "fully and absolutely recommended".
(The Legal 500 Deutschland 2017)
- Member of the legal committee: Verband der deutschen Zeitschriftenverleger (VDZ) (Association of German Magazine Publishers).
Publications / Lectures
Quotes in "When Readers Criticise Photos"
published in: Der Neue Tag, 17 November 2018
Quotes in "The Devil Is in the Details"
published, inter alia, in: Landauer Zeitung, 10 November 2018
"Die Pressemitteilung“ („The Press Release“) (publisher: UVK-Verlag, 2007);
"Gerichtsreporter - Handbuch der Berichterstattung“ („Judicial reporter – practice of reporting“) (publisher: ZV-Verlag, 2005);
"Identitätsschutz durch Gegendarstellung“ („Identity protection by means of counter-statement“) (dissertation, publisher: VVF-Verlag, 2001).
Permanent lecturer for media law at the Bildungswerk der Zeitungsverleger (ABZV) (Education Center for Newspaper Publishers), the Südwestdeutscher Zeitungsverlegerverband (Association of Newspaper Publishers in Southwest Germany) and the Akademie der Bayerischen Presse (Bavarian Press Academy).
BEITEN BURKHARDT Assists DFB with Partnership with bwin
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises Medweth Media Group on Sale of “Jolie” and “Mädchen.de” to KLAMBT Media Group
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises SpotCom on Sale of Online Audio Portfolio to RMSi
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises ING DiBa on Acquisition of Lendico
Bavarian Newspaper Publishers and BEITEN BURKHARDT Win Their Case Before the Regional Court of Munich I