Dr. Daniel Kögel


IT Law, IP Law, Media Law, Privacy Law

LL.M. (Information law)

Certified expert for copyright and media law


Alzbeta Dirgova


One focus of Dr. Daniel Kögel's practice is the procedural enforcement of copyright claims of rightholders as well as the judicial defense in proceedings before various courts and instances.

In addition, he advises creative and media professionals (copyright collecting societies, artists, media companies, publishers) in all areas of IP and IT law including intellectual property law (from licensing issues, rights clearance and any kind of contractual matters via data protection law to trademark advice, including trademark registration and competition law).

Furthermore, Dr. Daniel Kögel represents and advises medium-sized companies in any matter of IP and IT law (e.g. open source compliance, data protection law, software licensing issues, AI) and intellectual property law (such as trademark law or CE labeling requirements). He has a particular affinity for legal issues regarding legal tech and, above all, artificial intelligence.


English, French, German, Italian


2024 Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Information law (University of Oldenburg)

2023 Partner at Witzel Erb Backu & Partner

2021 PhD with Prof. Dr. Christoph Ann, Munich/Augsburg

2019 Partner at Scales Rechtsanwälte, Munich

2019 Certified expert for copyright and media law

2017 Lawyer at Scales Rechtsanwälte

2015 Lawyer at Wirsing Hass Zoller, Munich

Legal studies in Augsburg


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

Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik e. V. (DGRI)

Robotics & AI Law Society (RAILS) e.V.


Copyright Investment Protection in the Context of "Legal Tech" with Special Consideration of the Use of Artificial Intelligence

Various publications in professional journals