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Christoph Fey
Managing Director of the ENTERTAINMENT MASTER CLASS / Entertainment Lawyer at UNVERZAGT-VON HAVE

Christoph Fey is an attorney with the media law firm UNVERZAGT VON HAVE, advising in the fields of copyright and entertainment law, representing 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. He has been invited to be a voting jury member for several international television awards, such as the Gold Nymph Awards, the Rose d’Or Awards and the International Emmy Awards. He is a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the board of governors of the Berlin School of Creative Leadership. In 2008, he founded, together with friends, the ENTERTAINMENT MASTER CLASS, the world’s first not-for-profit Entertainment Academy, which he still heads as its Managing Director. Christoph has written widely on entertainment business, format protection and copyright law; most recently the book “Trading TV Formats” for the European Broadcasting Union.