Prof. Asterix Westphal
Professor Asterix Westphal is an experienced lawyer in the field of music, media and entertainment law. After his time as a legal consultant in the company of the film music composer Hans Zimmer in Los Angeles, USA, and as Director of Business Affairs at Sony Music in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich, he is since 2006 in Berlin with his own law firm for all participants in the media - and entertainment industries. An important part of his professional activities is extensive teaching, including the UdK, Berlin and the University of Popular Music and Music Business Baden-Württemberg, Mannheim, where he is a professor since 2014. Furthermore he is an active musician as a drummer (Die Liga der gewöhnlichen Gentlemen).