Wirtschaftskanzlei Graf von Westphalen

Dr Walter Scheuerl


Dr Walter Scheuerl's practice focuses on media and press law, copyright and competition law. He has been advising companies from various industries for many years on strategic and legal aspects of press law as well as on media crises, both out of court and in court. In addition to corporate media communication, the advice also includes the development and protection of industrial and intellectual property rights, and in particular the drafting of contracts on the use of industrial and intellectual property rights.


GvW Graf von Westphalen
Poststrasse 9 – Alte Post
20354 Hamburg

Focus Areas

Intellectual property rights (including entertainment)
Media and press law
Media Law Crisis Management
Competition and Advertising
Swiss Desk


Other activities
2011-2015 Member of the Hamburg Bürgerschaft (state parliament)


Academic studies and traineeship completed in Hamburg, Munich and Liverpool


Deutsche Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V. (GRUR) [German Association for Commercial Legal Protection and Copyright Law]; Committee for copyright and publishing law of the GRUR


German, English, French