Lawyer Jan Baier

Jan O. Baier, LL.M. (UCT)

Lawyer, certified specialist lawyer for copyright and media law, associated partner

Consulting Focus
Copyright, press and media law, intellectual property law, IT and data protection law

Jan O. Baier is a certified specialist lawyer for copyright & media law. In addition to classic copyright licensing, press and media law in the digital business sector, he is also a renowned legal expert in trademark, unfair competition and IT law. He has years of experience in business development, media and the internet industry. Jan O. Baier is a competent partner for clients looking to create and develop innovative business models.

  • Advisory on the establishment and structuring of platforms.
  • IT contracts, SaaS contracts, contract design, ASP, data trading contracts, software licenses, software development.
  • Expert in license management or licensing in the media and IT sectors, drafting, and negotiation of license agreements.
  • Social media marketing, influencer marketing.
  • Litigation, judicial and extrajudicial assertion, and defense of claims (especially in data protection law, copyright, competition law).
  • Protection of trade secrets (know-how protection).
  • Handling of data protection-related damages claims for companies.
  • Lawyer at Kalckreuth Lawyers in Berlin, where he consulted in the fields of media, press and IT law, as well as in intellectual property law
  • Extensive experience as general counsel (head of business and legal affairs) of a global license service provider and film distribution company in Hamburg; priorities in contract drafting and negotiations at international level
  • Legal counsel at Unitymedia (cable net provider, now part of Liberty Global)
  • Studied law at the University of Giessen, University of Cologne and University of Cape Town, Master of Law in International Law (LL.M.)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Working Group Intellectual Property & Media in the German Association of Lawyers (AGEM)
  • Berlin Bar Association (Berliner Anwaltsverein e.V.)


  • Neue Top-Level-Domains für Markeninhaber – Möglichkeiten und Herausforderungen, Karriere im Recht 2/2013, 14
  • Internet Domain Names and Trade Marks under European and U.S. Law – A comparative analysis, Saarbrücken 2011
  • Zulassungspflicht für Web-TV? – Maßgebliche Kriterien im Lichte des Rundfunkbegriffs, CR 2008, 769

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