Ansgar Kaiser

Ansgar Kaiser

Attorney at Law

Ansgar Kaiser advises on issues of media and entertainment law, IT law, e-commerce law and data protection law. His particular focus is on copyright law. His national and international clients mostly come from the media industry, from the social media sector, are involved in online trading or generally develop innovative digital business models.

Through many years of experience in the film industry, Ansgar Kaiser has practical knowledge and an understanding of media-specific problems. Before becoming a lawyer, he worked at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, where he dealt with current issues and legislative developments in German and European copyright law from a scientific point of view. Ansgar Kaiser is also a trained business mediator (Munich Center for Dispute Resolution).

  • Media Law
  • Copyright Law / Copyright Collectives
  • Film/TV
  • Data Protection Law
  • Advertising and Social Media
  • Press Law / Personal Right Law
  • Publisher & Press
  • Competition Law
  • Since 2021 Attorney at Straßer Ventroni Freytag Rechtsanwälte
  • 2017 – 2021 Junior Research Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
  • 2015 – 2017 Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Munich including a traineeship in Manchester, UK, second legal state exam
  • 2015 – 2016 Business mediator (MuCDR)
  • 2011 – 2015 Student assistant to Prof. Dr. Petra Wittig at the Chair of Criminal Law and Philosophy of Law, LMU Munich
  • 2013 – 2014 Student assistant to Prof. Dr. Dr. Reto Hilty at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
  • 2009 – 2015 First legal state exam at LMU Munich with focus on intellectual law and competition law
  • Since 2009 Various jobs in German and international movie productions

De minimis uses and the German implementation of Art 17 DSM Directive, The IP Kat, 24. Mai 2021, available here.

Stellungnahme zum Referentenentwurf Urheberrechts-Diensteanbieter-Gesetz (UrhDaG), BMJV 2020, available here.

Exhaustion, Distribution and Communication to the Public – The CJEU’s Decision C-263/18 – Tom Kabinet on E-Books and Beyond, GRUR International 2020, S. 489, available here.

The impact of fundamental rights on European copyright law – opinion on the CJEU decisions C-516/17 “Spiegel Online” and C-469/17 “Funke Medien”, GRUR Int 2019, S. 1153 (with Stefan Scheuerer), available here.

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