Copyright law protects creative works from unlawful use by third parties. Works by writers, designers, musicians, artists or photographers are among the protected goods under copyright law, as are computer programmes (software). Danger threatens these works in many ways, for example from the Internet.

bock legal regularly and successfully represents authors and owners of exploitation rights in the judicial and extrajudicial enforcement of their claims – including companies from the software and furniture industry, the financial sector, publishing houses and advertising agencies. If you as a user of copyrighted works are sued for alleged infringement, we also defend your interests. We provide advice on all copyright-specific issues.

Our lawyers check the copyright eligibility of, for example, designs, photographs, texts, databases, software in advance. Since the author is responsible for the exploitation rights, we also support our clients in drafting licence, artist and publishing agreements. We have acquired special expertise in software contract law.

In copyright law, the lawyers of bock legal can look back on a long series of lawsuits for a large Italian furniture manufacturer. In addition, a large insurance company has entrusted bock legal with the management of its art collection in Berlin and Leipzig. bock legal has also proven expertise in the field of the law of collecting societies according to the VGG.