Music lawyer Dr. Christian Alexander Bauer advises clients in the music and media industries across the globe, particularly in the fields of copyright and publishing rights, as well as licensing, trademark, and competition laws.

Among many other things, Dr. Bauer was involved in realizing the “AMPYA” music streaming service, acquired from “DEEZER” in 2014. The range of advisory services here included not only negotiating music license agreements, but also drafting the central product development and operating agreement, the exclusive mobile phone cooperation agreement as well as a large number of peripheral agreements to ensure the technical and operative business.

Dr. Bauer also is long-term consultant to ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE with a focus primarily on advising the various affiliates in connection with license and cooperation agreements under music law, and supporting corporate transactions with a musical focus of activity.

Dr. Christian Alexander Bauer Rechtsanwalt / Lawyer

Dr. Christian Alexander Bauer
Rechtsanwalt / Lawyer


1979 born in Vienna
1999–2004 law studies in Frankfurt am Main
2004 First State Examination in Law
2005 Lecturer at SAE Institute for the unit "Copyright"
2005 Legal Trainee at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts
2005 Legal Trainee at LAUSEN Rechtsanwälte, Munich
2006 Legal Trainee at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
2006 Second State Examination in Law

2007 Founding of music & law RECHTSANWALT

2008–2010 PhD student at the University of Cologne and scholarship holder of the Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property and Communication Law in Munich

2011 Dr. Bauer was conferred Doctor of Law (Dr. iur.) at the University of Cologne for the thesis "User Generated Content – Copyright Legitimacy of User Generated Content"

Dr. Christian Alexander Bauer is a member of the following Associations:

"Deutschen Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V." (GRUR)

"International Association of Entertainment Lawyers" (IAEL)

"Deutscher Anwaltverein Brasilien" (DAV Brasilien)