Dr. Johanna Götz

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Dr. Johanna Götz

Johanna has been a member of our Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice Area for eight years. She mainly advises and represents Internet intermediaries such as search engine providers, access, hosting and content providers in media, copyright and data protection law with a focus on liability issues and regulatory requirements. She is litigator with experiences before national courts in all instances as well as the ECJ.


Since November 2021, Johanna has been co-chair of the DGRI’s expert committee “Social Media and Intermediaries on the Internet”. She regularly publishes and lectures on media, data protection and press law topics.

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Interface - The EUs Digital Services Act

Online intermediaries and illegal content under the Digital Services Act

Johanna Götz looks at the DSA's approach to online intermediary responsibility for illegal content.

19 September 2022

by Dr. Johanna Götz

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Interface - Regulating the internet

Enforcing the German Network Enforcement Act

A little over a year ago, we discussed the impact of the German Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz (Network Enforcement Act, or NetzDG) which came into force on 1 October 2017, and its impact on freedom of speech on social networks. On its two year anniversary, we ask: does it work?

1 October 2019

by Dr. Johanna Götz

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Copyright & media law

Download - the future of media

6 August 2018

by multiple authors

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Consumer & retail

Consumer and retail in the news

3 February 2023
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