Ebene 3

Publications and Speeches (Selection):

“Is ‘Virtual Reality’ a New Kind of Use?”, Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM) 2017, 207 MF_ZUM 17, 3_VR_Red

“Doing Business in Europe”, Game Business & Legal Affairs Conference, presented by the Video Game Bar Association (VGBA), UCLA School of Law, May 2013

„Practical Problems in Enforcing Infringement Claims“, Interdisciplinary Center for Intellectual Property at the University of Mannheim (IGZ), June 2013

„Transferring DVD Rights on Second Level in Legacy Agreements“, Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM) 2006, 306

„Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. A Study based on the TRIPS-Convention “, Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden 2005

Membership:
• Chamber of Lawyers Munich
• Video Game Bar Association (VGBA)

Languages:
• German
• English
• Spanish
• French

Interests: skiing, sailing, traveling, literature, music


2009 – 2015

General Counsel of Crytek GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Director of Crytek (Shanghai) Software Co. Ltd., China

2007

The law firm Lausen receives the Juve-Award “Media Law Firm of the Year”, Dr. Martin Franz highlighted as “excellent”

2007

Certified Specialist in Copyright and Media Law

2005

Graduation to PhD of the law school of LMU Munich, Germany

2002 – 2003

Scholarship at Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, Germany

2001 – 2009

Member of the law firm Lausen Rechtsanwälte, Munich, at the end as partner. Giving legal advice to and conducting court proceedings for leading video game, film and IT companies as well as media funds in Germany and abroad

2001

Bar exam at the Court of Appeals, Munich, Germany

1999

State exam at the University of Munich (LMU), Germany

1997 – 2001

Working with the law firms Freshfields (Brussels/Belgium), De Sola Pate & Brown (Caracas/Venezuela) and Allende & Brea (Buenos Aires/Argentina)