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Dr. Johannes Ranke

Lawyer | Founding Partner

Dr. Johannes Ranke is a founding partner of our  law firm. He primarily advises in the areas of sports, media, licensing, and contract law.

He was Managing Director, Sports Data & Licensing at SPORTRADAR AG as well as Head of Licensing & Member of the Strategic Board at SPORT1/DSF Deutsches SportFernsehen GmbH.

At the beginning of his professional career, he worked as a lawyer at DUVINAGE Rechtsanwälte. Dr. Ranke publishes on issues of sports and media law.

Dr. Johannes von Eggelkraut-Gottanka

Lawyer | Founding Partner

Dr. Johannes von Eggelkraut-Gottanka is a founding partner of our firm. He primarily advises in the areas of litigation & conflict resolution, employment and business law, and art trade law. He represents companies in complex liability disputes and has in-depth experience in mass action proceedings (e.g., “Diesel” complex on the side of a participating company).

Prior to founding the firm, he worked as a lawyer in the area of white-collar criminal law at Ufer Knauer Rechtsanwälte as well as at a business law-oriented law firm, primarily in the area of litigation. He is a business mediator (MuCDR). Dr. von Eggelkraut-Gottanka publishes, among other things, on issues of art law, e.g. in the Handelsblatt, and is co-author of the manual “Urhebervertragsrecht”, Berger/Wündisch, Nomos Verlag.

Max Aschenbrenner

Lawyer | Of-Counsel

Max Aschenbrenner is Of-Counsel of the law firm. As certified specialist lawyer for employment law and business mediator (CVM), he has more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer, primarily in the area of civil and especially employment law.

Among other experiences, he gained know-how as an in-house lawyer during eight years as head of the legal department of Stahlgruber GmbH. From 2001, he was a partner in several internationally oriented medium-sized business law firms in Munich.

In addition, Mr. Aschenbrenner is the Norwegian Honorary Consul in the Free State of Bavaria.