Katharina Domnick is a partner at the Berlin office of Brehm & v. Moers. She advises national and international companies from the media sector on all aspects of entertainment and media law. Her work focuses on advising national and international film projects (cinema, TV, streaming / VoD) in all matters relating to rights clearance, development, structuring, financing, production and exploitation. Katharina Domnick also has special expertise in litigation (including preliminary injunction proceedings) and assisting in legal disputes in the media industry, particularly in connection with German copyright contract law, questions relating to collecting societies as well as the enforcing and defence of claims arising out of license agreements and other media related contracts.
Among her clients are German and international production and distribution companies, film studios / majors, broadcasters, film foundations, rights owners/ licensees as well as creative individuals and other companies / members of the audiovisual media.
Katharina Domnick holds regular lectures and seminars on current legal issues surrounding copyright, media and entertainment law. She inter alia is a guest lecturer in the Master’s programme “Digital Media Law and Management” at the Erich Pommer Institut in cooperation with the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF and the University of Potsdam. Since 2015 she has been invited as a legal expert to speak on entertainment law at the Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale Talent Section). From 2011 until 2016 she also lectured in media law at the legal faculty of the Viadrina European University.
Katharina Domnick studied law in Berlin and New York City. During her legal traineeship (Referendariat) she worked in an international law firm in Sydney, Australia. She was admitted to the bar in 2008 and worked as an attorney in a major commercial law firm for about ten years before joining BREHM & v. MOERS.