Dr. Ursula Feindor-Schmidt, LL.M.


Rechtsanwältin (lawyer), speaker
Fachanwältin für Urheber- und Medienrecht (specialised lawyer for copyright law and media law)

Dr. Ursula Feindor-Schmidt, LL.M. studied law in Germany and Great Britain. She has a doctorate and master degree in IP law and a specialised lawyers degree for copyright and media law. She is consulting national and international clients with regard to their digital strategies and is entrusted with high level test cases on platform liability and copyright compliance. She is also specializing in the developing field of artificial intelligence, deploying AI for legal tech and AI regulation. She is a regular lecturer and expert speaker at national and international events, eg for Akademie der deutschen Medien, die International Publishers Association or the AI conference ‘RiseOfAI’.






UPDATE: Joint IPKat-BLACA-IFIM webinar on CJEU YouTube/Cyando judgement now available online

8. July 2021

On June 22 the European Court of Justice announced its highly anticipated decision in the YouTube/Uploaded case. The IPKat, Institutet för Immaterialrätt och Marknadsrätt (IFIM), and British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA) have been organizing a panel discussion on the content and the consequences of such decision with speakers involved in this matter for… read more

New rules for digital content distribution on online content sharing services in Europe – rightholders, watch out!

4. February 2021

2021 will bring significant change for rightholders and online platforms alike. New regulation is on the horizon, especially for the so-called online content sharing service providers (so called ‘OCSSPs’), i.e. online platforms providing access to content that has been uploaded by the services’ users, such as YouTube, Reddit, TikTok, Scribd, ResearchGate, etc. A history of… read more

Academic publication regarding “The destruction of copyright” in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice

19. January 2021

Today, many internet services rely on material freely provided by their users as the main source of content offered on their services. In many cases, these platforms have become a primary location where that content is consumed, and they directly compete with ‘established’ content providers such as Spotify, Netflix and others. A major difference between the… read more