Olaf Wolters

Of Counsel | Attorney at Law (Germany)

Olaf Wolters is Of Counsel for NORDEMANN. He is active in media and copyright law, in particular he advises on license agreements, copyright law as well as industrial property law. Furthermore, Olaf is dedicated to press and publishing law as well as media regulation and supervision. He advises companies from Germany and abroad on the establishment and expansion of digital business models and investment projects in digital industries. In addition, he prosecutes copyright and personal rights violations on behalf of clients on the internet, assesses the value of license portfolios for investors and supports rightsholders and users in license negotiations. He also focuses on conducting test cases against infringers and their supporters on the internet.

  • Publications


    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Olaf Wolters, Google, the neighboring right for press publishers and antitrust law [„Google, das Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger und das Kartellrecht“], ZUM 2016, 846 
    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Olaf Wolters, Serious changes for cease-and-desist letters in copyright lawThe amendment of Section 97a UrhG [Schwerwiegende Regeländerungen bei urheberrechtlichen Abmahnungen: Neufassung des § 97a UrhG“], ZUM 2014, 25 
    • Note on Administrative Court Berlin, judgment of 9 November 2011 – 27 A 64/07, ZUM 2012, 430 
  • Lectures


    • University of Paderborn: “Fundamentals of Media Law” (Winter Semester 2019/2020) 
  • Awards
    • Managing Director of the Federal Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU) [Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware e.V. (BIU)] from 2005 to 2011 
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