Michael Schmittmann

Michael Schmittmann

Partner

Expertise

  • Antitrust Law
  • Copyright and Publishing Law
  • Gaming & Betting Law
  • Information Technology (IT)

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Gaming/ Gambling Group
Member
IBA Group
Member
Technology, Media & Communications Group
Member

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Germany

Profile
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Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar since 1989

Education

Law School at Cologne/Germany and Geneva/Switzerland (1977-1983)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London (1980)
International Law Institute Georgetown University Washington D.C., USA (1988)
Areas of Practice

Antitrust Law | Copyright and Publishing Law | Gaming & Betting Law | Information Technology (IT) | Media Law | Telecommunications Law

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    German Antitrust Law Association
    American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)
    Study Circle for Press Law and Press Freedom
    Legal Committee of the Association of Private Broa

Professional Activities and Experience

Legal clerkship in Konstanz/Germany (1985-1987), internship with the EC Commission, Brussels / Belgium (1987)
Consultant to the EC Commission, DG III - Internal Market and Industrial Affairs (1988/1989).
1989 begin of professional practice at Heuking Kuehn in Duesseldorf, 1991 Partner, from 2000 to 2004 partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers Veltins, e-business network leader of Landwell, since 2004 again partner at Heuking Kuehn

Articles

New EU Directive on Cross-border Online Distribution of Television and Radio Programmes
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019

Almost at the same time as the much-noticed and controversially discussed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (see Update IP No. 12: Agreement on the Reform of the Digital Copyright Law) and barely noticed by the public, another European Directive on copyright law was adopted...

New EU Directive on Cross-Border Online Distribution of Television and Radio Programmes
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019

Almost at the same time as the much-noticed and controversially discussed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (see Update IP No. 12: Agreement on the Reform of the Digital Copyright Law) and barely noticed by the public, another European Directive on copyright law was adopted...