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    Uber loses once again at LG Frankfurt a.M.

    Uber’s mediation of rides to car rental companies is anti-competitive, the district court’s board said. In Uber’s business model, the court found various infringements of competition. On the one hand, Uber lacks its own car rental concession. However, that is necessary for the transmission of journeys to car rental drivers in the present case. ‘From […] More

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    Compensation in esport in case of player change?

    In the last few months, I have had to deal several times with the question of whether a team/organization is entitled to a claim for damages against the player or against the new team in the event of a change of player. Professional advice, the situation in esports As regular readers of my blog notice, […] More

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    Dismissal due to Islamophobic WhatsApp messages

    The Baden-Württemberg State Labour Court has ruled that a dismissal of a worker for massive insults and Islamophobic remarks in WhatsApp messages is lawful. The severely disabled applicant has been employed by the applicant since 1996. He most recently worked at the Untertürkheim plant as a plant warden. On 4 June 2018, the defendant Daimler […] More

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    What is a silent/atypical silent participation?

    Currently, some esports teams are trying to acquire financing to secure or enable growth in 2020. I have already published some articles on the subject of financing, including the topic of joint stock in esports teams (see this article). See also this post on the subject. Another possibility of participation is that of a silent […] More

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    BGH for advertising with ECO-test seal

    In three appeal proceedings, the Federal Court of Justice considered the use of test seal marks as a violation of the trademark proprietor’s rights in her well-known trade mark. What is it all about? Since 1985, the applicant has published the magazine ‘ÖKO-TEST’, in which tests on goods and services are published. It is the […] More

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    More than 1500 articles on the blog

    In the meantime, there are more than 1500 articles on the topics of IT law, competition law, copyright and everything related to social media and gaming. Of these, 370 are posts in English and 1131 are posts in German. It is best to find all content directly via the search or via the archive, which […] More

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    False statement on Facebook can be banned in court

    The Press Chamber of the Frankfurt Am Main Regional Court has ruled that it should not be given the impression that the Bundestag member Renate Künast, Alliance 90/The Greens, has said: “Komma, if there is no violence at play, sex with children is quite ok. Is good now”. This quote is wrong. Renate Künast was […] More

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    Birthday offer: First consultation at a special price

    Actually, as a birthday child you get gifts. But since I am completely satisfied, I distribute presents myself until the end of the week. Anyone who books an initial consultation with me by Sunday, 15 December in order to inquire about self-employment or other questions relating to IT law, competition law or copyright, will only […] More

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    Esport Teams & Streamer: What is part of a sponsorship agreement?

    I regularly receive sponsorship agreements from clients with which companies or advertisers want to engage with esports teams or enter into cooperations with streamers. However, these contracts are regularly formulated in questionable terms, incomplete or also guarantee great legal risk. The basics of such a contract can also be checked by each of them. And […] More

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    GDPR: nearly 10 million fines for unsecured hotline * Update*

    As a matter of slow ness, more and more fine procedures are fluttering in and the data protection officers are becoming more and more serious. Now the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has fined 1&1 Telecom GmbH €9,550,000. In the opinion of the BfDI, the company had not taken sufficient technical […] More

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    Investments in Esport Teams

    Currently, I advise a number of esport teams to raise capital and take the next step towards professionalization. So today I have a few brief comments on the problems I am dealing with. Investment quo vadis? If you want to re-establish a successful and profit-oriented esports team today, apart from factory teams, only external capital […] More

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    Munich District Court rejects media privilege at Jameda

    The medical platform Jameda is currently under a lot of legal fire, but therefore provides legally valuable information for platform operators, which is inadmissible and what is not. Only recently the OLG Köln has declared numerous functions inadmissible(see this amount). Now follows the District Court of Munich I. The court ruled that Jameda, with the […] More

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    Operator of a crowdworking platform is not to be regarded as an employer

    The Regional Labour Court of Munich has ruled that an agreement between a so-called crowdworker and the operator of an internet platform, which does not contain an obligation to take over orders, does not create an employment relationship. The defendant carries out checks on the presentation of goods in retail outlets or in petrol stations, […] More

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    Cheating in esport: Can I monitor employees?

    For numerous reasons, the topic of cheating in esports is currently very hot and controversial. But can I actually track my players to prevent cheating? My articles on cheating in esport and toxic behavior are currently in high demand. And I think that rightly. Because a “clean” esport will be important for public perception in […] More

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