Bird & Bird Christoph Hendel

Dr. Christoph Hendel

Associate Germany


Christoph advises national and international companies in the areas of unfair competition as well as copyright and media law.

Christoph is associate in our international commercial group, based in Frankfurt. He advises clients in the IT and media industries and in the consumer products sector. Christoph specialises in copyright, media and advertising law.

Christoph gained in-depth knowledge of collective licensing and related issues of the music and broadcasting industries. Before joining Bird & Bird, Christoph worked as Legal Counsel at the major German collecting society GEMA in Munich focusing on German, European and international copyright and collective rights managment.

Christoph studied law with a special focus on European Law at the University of Würzburg. He was a research fellow at the Institute for Legal History and taught civil law and contracts classes.

Christoph holds a Ph.D. and is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR). He regularly publishes on copyright, media and IT law.

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