Christoph Fey is an attorney with the media law firm UNVERZAGT VON HAVE advising in the fields of copyright and entertainment law. Christoph represents film and television writers, directors, producers, broadcasters, agents and distributors. He is an experienced mediator of disputes arising out of claims of plagiarism.
From 2002 to 2005, Christoph acted as Managing Director of FRAPA, the Format Recognition and Protection Association. Widely in demand as a speaker, he has taught at business schools, film schools and universities and has delivered industry talks at leading international media conferences. He is a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Board of Governors of the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.
Christoph is a founding partner of the ENTERTAINMENT MASTER CLASS, the world’s first Entertainment Academy, where he acts as Managing Director and Director of Studies.
He has written widely on entertainment business, format protection and copyright law – most recently the books “Trading TV Formats” (European Broadcasting Union, Geneva 2007) and “The Global Trade in Television Formats” (Screen Digest, London 2005).