Press and media law

The freedom of the press, which is anchored in the Constitutional Law, stops where the personal rights of individuals are violated. The spreading of untrue facts or defamatory statements can trigger claims for omission, counterstatement, revocation and compensation.

For many years bock legal has been representing publishing houses, agencies, companies and individuals in the area of press and media law in press law disputes, for example in the case of untrue or defamatory media coverage.

Our broad expertise and forensic experience help us to achieve quick and sustainable success for our clients in legal proceedings involving freedom of speach: We enforce omissions, counterstatements, revocation, damages or monetary compensation judicially and extra-judicially or defend against them. If your company is threatened by a crisis with high media interest, we support you in dealing with press inquiries and review all releases intended for publication. Media-specific contracts of all kinds are prepared and checked by us.