Rechtsanwalt Peter Windorfer Düsseldorf
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Peter E. Windorfer

Attorney-at-law Windorfer studied law at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg and the Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence). He also studied art history and philosophy at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg (BA thesis on Leone Leoni's statue of Ferrante I. Gonzaga in Guastalla) and art history at the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf with stays in Venice and Padua (title of the master thesis: "The Venice Biennale 1930-1960: conception, context, reception"). He completed his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamm.

Areas of practice

International law, international litigation, real estate law, commercial and corporate law, managing directors of partnerships and corporations, employment law, art law and cultural property law.

Memberships

German-Italian Lawyers' Association (DIJV), Institute for Art and Law (IFKUR), German Castles Association, German Lawyers' Association, Düsseldorf Lawyers' Association.

Teaching positions

  • Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf - Cultural Heritage Law (2015-2017)

  • International University of cooperative education, Hamburg - Hotel and Tourism Law (2019)

Publications

  • Heroes of Art. Comics as speculative objects. In: Art and Auctions, Die Kunstmarktzeitung der ZEIT, Volume 41 (2013) No. 15, p. 44.

  • Succession dispute in the market. Rights of artists and heirs in resale. In: Art and Auctions, Die Kunstmarktzeitung der ZEIT, Volume 42 (2014) No. 1, p. 42, 43.

  • Starting gun. Lawsuit in the United States over the Gurlitt Collection. In: Art and Auctions, Die Kunstmarktzeitung der ZEIT, Volume 42 (2014) No. 5, p. 44.

  • Blooming fantasies. On the reasonableness of art. In: Art and Auctions, Die Kunstmarktzeitung der ZEIT, Volume 42 (2014) No. 18, p. 64.

  • The post-mortem right of personality. In: Art and Auctions, Die Kunstmarktzeitung der ZEIT, Volume 43 (2015) No. 11, p. 50.

  • Wine or not wine. Collecting grape juice. In: Art and Auctions, Die Kunstmarktzeitung der ZEIT, Volume 44 (2016) No. 4, p. 52.

  • Collecting on a knife's edge. Conditions for the private possession of weapons in Germany. In: Art and Auctions, Die Kunstmarktzeitung der ZEIT, Volume 44 (2016) No. 10, p. 50.

  • The (legal) economic conservation and use of monuments. In: denkmal.journal, juridical.historical.political quarterly magazine for cultural property protection, volume 1 (2016) No. 1, pp. 24-28.

  • Expropriation: an option for monument protection? In: denkmal.journal, juridical.historical.political quarterly magazine for cultural property protection, year 2 (2017) No. 1, pp. 16-19.

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