Dr. Viktoria Kraetzig

Of Counsel | Attorney at Law (Germany)

Viktoria Kraetzig advises clients in the fields of copyright law, art law, trade mark law, IT law and competition law. Her clients include national and international companies and associations, from start-ups to globally active groups. Another focus of her work is in providing advice in legal matters, press law and personality law matters. Viktoria’s especially strong experience in this field is founded on the fact that she was in-house counsel for a renowned newspaper publisher prior to becoming an attorney at law.

  • Publications


    • Viktoria Kraetzig/Jannis Lennartz, Grundrechte gegen Gebühr, available at https://verfassungsblog.de/grundrechte-gegen-gebuehr/
    • Jannis Lennartz/Viktoria Kraetzig, Eigentumsschutz ist keine Zensur, available at www.faz.net
    • Viktoria Kraetzig on social media law „Ist das schon Wer­bung?“, available at https://www.lto.de
    • Launch of European contract law, available at https://www.faz.net/einspruch
    • Viktoria Kraetzig on the BGH judgments “Reformistischer Aufbruch II” and “Afghanistan Papiere“, GRUR 2020, 955
    • Stanislaus Jaworski / Viktoria Kraetzig on influencer marketing, GRUR-Prax 2020, 302
    • Copyright as censorship law, available at https://verfassungsblog.de
    • Does copyright law have to balance fundamental rights beyond the written exceptions?, available at http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com
    • Long awaited rulings on “censorship law” and sampling dispute, available at https://www.faz.net/einspruch
    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Viktoria Kraetzig, Die große Kunst der Maschinen, available at https://zeitung.faz.net
    • Christian Czychowski/ Viktoria Kraetzig, Copyright as a ‘censorship right’? A critical evaluation of two current preliminary ruling proceedings of the CJEU, available on the Kluwer Copyright Blog at http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com 
    • Keep calm and carry on, available at https://einspruch.faz.net
    • Copyright as censorship law, available at https://einspruch.faz.net
    • Misleading through overlabelling?, available at https://einspruch.faz.net
    • Copyright as a weapon, available at https://einspruch.faz.net
    • Abuse of rights with open cards, available at https://einspruch.faz.net
    • Data protection – Caution, camera!, available at https://einspruch.faz.net
    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Viktoria Kraetzig, Linking to illegal content can constitute a copyright infringement – CJEU Sanoma interpreted by a German Court, available at http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com
    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Viktoria Kraetzig, The German Federal Supreme Court changes its concept of parody following CJEU Deckmyn v. VrijheidsfondsVandersteen, available at http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com 
  • Lectures
    • Lecturer at the Erich Pommer Institute (EPI) since the winter semester 2020/2021
    • University of Potsdam: Lecturer for “Media Business Law” (summer semester 2019) 
  • Awards

    World IP Review’s Influential Women in IP 2021

  • Memberships
    • Mitglied der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Verlagsjustitiare (AGVJ) 
    • Mitglied der Deutschen Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) 
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!