Kai-Peter Uhlig

Dr. iur. HSG, Attorney-at-Law
Partner

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Kai-Peter Uhlig

Dr. iur. HSG, Attorney-at-Law
Partner

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Main Practice Areas

Kai-Peter advises and represents domestic and international companies and associations, often from the film industry. He focuses on copyright and media law, contracts, administrative practices, film and project financing, privacy and data protection, German and European law and German-Swiss cross-border relations. Admitted to the bars in Zurich an Berlin, he represents clients at Swiss courts.

Career

Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin. Bar admission in Berlin, 1996. In Switzerland since 2001, Swiss and German national. Position at St. Gallen University (HSG). Joined this law firm in 2004.

Previous activities: head of legal and business affairs for a Berlin film production and sales group. Worked with law firms in Berlin and Paris and a TV broadcaster. Studies in Moscow, ending 1990.

Speaking functions

Regular speaker at conferences and executive training courses.

Membership

SF•FS Swiss Forum for Communication Law, INGRES Intitute for Industrial Property, German-Swiss Lawyers’ Association, Swiss Society of the Solothurn Film Festival, HSG Alumni Association (University of St. Gallen), Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association.

Publications (selection, all in German)

Swiss IP Handbook (ed. C. Weinmann, P. Münch, J. Herren), chapter Contracts on Derivative Author Rights , 2nd ed., Basel 2020 (ISBN 978-3-7190-4020-8).

Film Finance, Film Distribution, Commissioned Film , in Mosimann/Renold/Raschèr (ed.): Culture - Art - Law, 2nd ed. Basel 2020 (ISBN 978-3-7190-3890-8).

Making available of audiovisual works (article 13a) and of performances in audiovisual works (article 35a), in Mosimann (ed.): The revised copyright, Basel 2020 (ISBN 978-3-7190-4284-4).

Culture Law, Culture Market (ed. A. F.G. Raschèr, M. Senn), chapters Film Law, Film Market (with C. Christen), Internet Law (with P. Wild), St. Gallen 2012 (ISBN 978-3-03751-428-3).

Rehbinder/Viganò, Copyright Law: Copyright, Commentary (contributor), 3rd ed., Zurich 2008 (ISBN 978-3-280-07143-4).

The Co-production Agreement in Film Production - Study under German and Swiss Law, Baden-Baden 2007 (ISBN 978-3-8329-2917-6).

Languages

German
English
French
Russian

Contact

uhlig@wvlaw.ch