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Dr. Sebastian Gorski, LL.M.
Sebastian Gorski studied law at Philipps-University Marburg. After this
he wrote his doctoral thesis with Prof. Dr. Gounalakis on the
introduction of competition between GEMA and its European sister
societies. At the same time he worked at Lovells LLP (now Hogan Lovells)
in Frankfurt in the Intellectual Property department.
Dr. Gorski completed his legal clerkship in Hamburg. There he worked,
among others, for Norddeutscher Rundfunk (“Northern German Broadcasting”)
and the Department for Copyright and Press Law Issues at the Local
District Court of Hamburg. Further clerkships led him to a law firm
specializing in representing aggrieved persons in press law issues and
another law firm specializing in music and entertainment law.
After his Second State Exam Dr. Gorski started working as an attorney in
an intellectual property law firm in southern Germany. Following this he
went to California in order to study law of the media, particularly of
the motion picture industry, at Chapman University School of Law near
Sebastian Gorski was assistant professor at Hamburg University and
Chapman University and has been a visiting lecturer on media law at
Medienakademie Hamburg (“Media Academy Hamburg”) since 2010.
Sebastian Gorski has been working as an attorney at Schertz Bergmann.
His practice focuses mostly on press and copyright law as well as on
drafting and negotiating contracts in the media sector. Sebastian Gorski
speaks German and English fluently.