Main Practice Areas
Kai-Peter Uhlig advises and represents domestic and international companies and associations, often from the film industry. He focuses on copyright and media law, contracts, administrative practices, film and project financing, privacy and data protection, employment, German and European law and German-Swiss cross-border relations. Admitted to the bars in Zurich an Berlin, he represents clients at Swiss courts.
Studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Bar admission in Berlin, 1996. In Switzerland since 2001. Position at St. Gallen University (HSG). Joined this law firm in 2004.
Previous activities: head of legal and business affairs for a Berlin film production and sales group. Worked with law firms in Berlin and Paris and a TV broadcaster. Studies in Moscow, ending 1990.
Regular speaker at conferences and executive training courses.
SF•FS Swiss Forum for Communication Law, INGRES Intitute for Industrial Property, German-Swiss Lawyers’ Association, Swiss Society of the Solothurn Film Festival, HSG Alumni Association (University of St. Gallen), Swiss Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association.
Publications (selection, all in German)
Practice in Switzerland: Administration through collecting societies as model of author compensation, ZUM 10/2015, S. 761-765.
Employment Relations in Groups of Companies (with Thomas Geiser), Zeitschrift des Bernischen Juristenvereins (ZBJV) 2003, p. 757 et seqq.; and Collective Bargain Agreements in Groups of Companies (with Thomas Geiser), ZBJV 2010, p. 1 et seqq.
German, English, French, some Russian.