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Wednesday, August 21 • 16:30 - 17:30
Broadcast regulation for Let's Plays

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A new State Treaty on Broadcasting and Media is currently under discussion, which is intended in particular to provide a solution to the current licensing obligation for Let's Players. All parties agree that there should be no broadcasting licence, but the way is not clear. Is a notification obligation sufficient or does the concept of broadcasting and the associated regulatory structure need to be rethought? In repeated cooperation with the Kölner Forschungsstelle für Medienrecht (Cologne Research Center for Media Law) at the Technical University of Cologne, the status of the political discussion will be analysed and possible ways from the point of view of the games industry will be discussed.


Speakers
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Kai Bodensiek

Partner, Media Law Firm Brehm & v. Moers
Kai Bodensiek is a partner with the media law firm Brehm & v. Moers. Kai Bodensiek is experienced as a legal advisor for game publishers and developers, which includes media law  compliance, drafting and negotiating of development and licensing agreements. Among his clients are multinational... Read More →
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Dr. Eva Flecken

Vice President, Sky Germany
As Vice President at Sky Germany Dr. Eva Flecken manages the departments "Public Policy, Regulatory & EU Affairs, Protection of Minors" in Berlin and Unterföhring. Before taking over Sky’s Berlin Office in 2014, she was responsible for Digital Projects, Network and Media Policy... Read More →
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Prof. Dr. Christian-Henner Hentsch

Head of Legal and Regulatory, Professor for Copyright and Media Law, game – the German Games Industry Association
Dr. Christian-Henner Hentsch works as Head of Legal and Regulatory for game – the German Games Industry Association, since January 2016. Before he represented the VG Media, a collecting society for broadcasters and press publishers. He also was working for a Member oft he German... Read More →
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Heike Raab

State Secretary, State Chancellery of Rhineland-Palatinate
State Secretary Heike Raab, born 1965, initially worked as a member of the scientific staff in the German Bundestag following studies in politics and law, before assuming duties as a consultant in the office of the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate, and subsequently in the... Read More →
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Dr. Tobias Schmid

Director, Media Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia
As Director of the Media Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia, Tobias Schmid is also the European Affairs Commissioner of the Conference of Directors of the Media Authorities (DLM) and a deputy member of the Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media (KJM). Moreover, Tobias... Read More →
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Prof. Dr Stefan Sporn

Speaker of the Advisory Committee of the Cologne Research Center for Medial Law, Senior Vice President International Distribution, RTL International GmbH
Stefan Sporn is Speaker of the Advisory Committee of the Cologne Research Center for Medial Law of the University of Applied Sciences Cologne and teaches as Honorary Professor there Copyright and Media Law. As Senior Vice President International Distribution of RTL International GmbH... Read More →


Wednesday August 21, 2019 16:30 - 17:30
Track 5: Law and Games