You only have a quick and general question about music law?

Maybe you would like to know if you should do something to protect your music copyrights? Or if you can use small bits from someone else’s sound recordings for your own production? Or you would like to record and publish cover versions of famous music titles and you first want to get some information whether this is allowed and what you need to do?

To obtain qualified and sound legal advice on these or similar general legal issues, call the music & law HOTLINE now!

Please dial:

0900-1-musiclaw (0900-1-68 74 25 29)

(€1.99 /min, cell charges may vary)*


You can directly contact a music lawyer, Monday to Friday, between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM CET.

Benefits of calling the music & law HOTLINE:

  • Talk directly with a lawyer specializing in the music industry
  • As a general principle all legal advice is anonymous
  • The consultation is subject to professional secrecy
  • Convenient billing via your phone bill  

TIP: Store the music & law HOTLINE on your cell phone, to always have us at your fingertips.

To make sure you get the most of the discussion, please prepare your questions and have all required documents ready.

Note: If you hear a “busy tone” immediately after entering the number, your provider has probably blocked your phone from dialing 0900 numbers. You can unblock it simply by calling your phone provider.

*Legal advice by phone costs only EUR 1.99 per minute, including sales tax, once your call has been taken. Connection charges for calls from German mobile phones are usually advised before the call is connected. Alternatively you may ask your mobile phone provider about current connection charges. The total amount of incurred consultation fees is conveniently billed via your phone bill. By using this simple payment method, you agree that no proper bill of fees according to the RVG (German Lawyers’ Fees Act) will be issued. Please note that in the context of initial phone consultations we can only answer legal questions with simple facts and without any increased liability risk. Consultations are anonymous and no legal records are drafted. You agree that no reference file will be maintained by the firm.