Viktoria Kraetzig

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
    • Jannis Lennartz/Viktoria Kraetzig, Eigentumsschutz ist keine Zensur, available at
    • Viktoria Kraetzig on social media law „Ist das schon Wer­bung?“, available at
    • Launch of European contract law, available at
    • 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
    • Does copyright law have to balance fundamental rights beyond the written exceptions?, available at
    • Long awaited rulings on “censorship law” and sampling dispute, available at
    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Viktoria Kraetzig, Die große Kunst der Maschinen, available at
    • 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 
    • Keep calm and carry on, available at
    • Copyright as censorship law, available at
    • Misleading through overlabelling?, available at
    • Copyright as a weapon, available at
    • Abuse of rights with open cards, available at
    • Data protection – Caution, camera!, available at
    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Viktoria Kraetzig, Linking to illegal content can constitute a copyright infringement – CJEU Sanoma interpreted by a German Court, available at
    • Jan Bernd Nordemann/ Viktoria Kraetzig, The German Federal Supreme Court changes its concept of parody following CJEU Deckmyn v. VrijheidsfondsVandersteen, available at 
  • 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

  • Publications
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