30.05.2017
Festival de Cannes – Iranian director Rasulof wins award for “Lerd”

Our client, the Iranian director Mohammed Rasulof has won an award in the Cannes competition of “Un certain regard”.

Dr. Andreas Pense and Vanessa Pietras acted as legal counsels for this production.

08.02.2017
Berlinale Reception

On the occasion of the Berlinale 2017, UNVERZAGT VON HAVE is holding a panel discussion and reception.

The panel discussion “Independant production in times of disruption” will be hosted by Christoph Fey.

Adi Hasak (Screenwriter, Producer & Showrunner – Shades of Blue, Eyewitness, Three Days To Kill, From Paris With Love)
David Wolstencroft (Screenwriter, Producer & Showrunner – Versailles, The Escape Artist, Spooks)

By invitation.

23.01.2017
New Partner at UNVERZAGT VON HAVE: Michael Philippi

We are delighted to announce that on 1 January 2017, Michael Philippi joined UNVERZAGT VON HAVE as partner in order to expand the firm’s expertise in the field of Press and Privacy law.

Michael Philippi is a renowned specialist in all areas regarding the protection of privacy and reputation of individuals and companies against infringements in the media and has made a name for himself during his work for two well-known law firms over the last one and a half decades which extends national borders. His clients include famous individuals and companies from mid-sized businesses to DAX-listed companies. Michael Philippi is advising on prevention of imminent infringements in the media and press, actions on media reporting and communication and compliance crises resulting from campaigns or public litigation and preliminary investigations.

UNVERZAGT VON HAVE is renowned for its film and media law practice but also provides highly qualified advice in the field of copyright law, advertising law, online marketing, data protection law, press and PR law and IP law.

“Land of mine” on shortlist for Academy Awards

The German-Danish co-production “Land of mine” (German: “Unter dem Sand”) has been nominated for the shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards 2017.

The shortlist comprehends 9 productions, 5 of which will be nominees for the Academy Awards.

UNVERZAGT VON HAVE was legal counsel for the production.

08.12.2016
Lawyer Loitz was re-elected into the VFF advisory board

Lawyer Kurt-Michael Loitz (UNVERZAGT VON HAVE, Cologne) was re-elected again into the  advisory council of the “Verwertungsgesellschaft der Film- und Fernsehproduzenten” (VFF) (2017 – 2021).

 

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