Marcus M. Hotze


Phone: +49 30 7009 4910


Mr. Marcus M. Hotze works in the Berlin office of our law firm and is member of the Practice Group “IT, IP & Media“.

Marcus Hotze mainly advises in the fields of Media, IT and Sport. He has long-time experience in advising national and international clients as well as excellent contacts in these industries. Besides the consultation of media companies in questions of business law with regard to transactions or license and regulatory issues, Marcus M. Hotze is a specialist for questions regarding advertisement law and marketing rights. He advises agencies, advertising companies, sponsors and prominent historic figures with the arrangement of their marketing cooperations. In addition to that, he advises renowned middle-sized companies and Start-Ups in IT projects, structured outsourcing activities and in questions of IT compliance.

Marcus M. Hotze is assistant lecturer at the Macromedia academy for Media and Communication (MHMK) and for many years lecturer at varios academies activ in education and training.

Curriculum vitae

Birthdate: 28/11/1972

Ausbildung / Studium / Referendariat
1993 – 1998

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Johann Wolfgang von Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main


1. Juristisches Staatsexamen

1998 – 2000



2. Juristisches Staatsexamen

2000 – 2011

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Statement of experience

  • Contract law, in particular consultation with regard to production, license and distribution contracts
  • Consultation with regard to the realization of legal protection concepts and license models
  • Review of sponsoring and advertising concepts
  • Consultation in questions relating to intellectual property rights and competition law
  • Consultation in questing relating to broadcasting and press law, copyright
  • Network Management and regulatory consultation for media companies
  • Sport and event law
  • IT and Internet law


  • M.Hotze, „Konvergenz, Kommunikation & Know-how: Beratung in der Schnittstelle zwischen Medien- und IT-Recht", in: Der Wirtschaftsführer für junge Juristen 1/2015
    (Artikel als pdf-Datei)

  • M.Hotze, „"WhatsApp“ - oder Was soll's? Internationale Rechtsverfolgung im Medienbereich", in: Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel 14/2014 (Artikel als pdf-Datei)

  • R.Kopp/M.Hotze, „Filmproduzenten: Risiken im Compliance-Dickicht“, in: epd medien 12/2013 (Artikel als pdf-Datei)







HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Kurfürstendamm 31
10719 Berlin
Deutschland (Germany)
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Foreign languages: German, English

Practice groups:
IT, IP & Media Law

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