Peter Matzneller graduated in law at the Leopold-Franzens University in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2007.
Peter Matzneller graduated in law at the Leopold-Franzens University in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2007. After completing his practical education at the Higher Regional Court of Innsbruck (Oberlandesgericht Innsbruck) and the Regional Government of Tyrol (Tiroler Landesregierung), in 2009 he obtained a postgraduate Masters diploma from the Europa-Institute at the University of Saarland, Saarbrücken (LL.M. Eur.), with specializations in European Media Law and European Competition Law.
From 2013 to 2015 he was General Manager of the Institute of European Media Law (EMR), an independent research and consulting association based in Saarbrücken and Brussels, where he started as a scientific researcher in 2010.
Since 2015, he is Consultant Legal and European Affairs at the Joint Management Office of the German supervisory bodies for commercial television in Berlin. The Joint Management Office coordinates and organizes the work of the different committees of the 14 State Media Authorities in Germany. Peter Matzneller is responsible for elaborating common positions and for representing them in front of the organs of the European Union and in the relevant European associations.
His fields of activity – besides the law on audiovisual media services – in particular, are the European advertising and competition law. Furthermore, he is dealing with questions related to media and services providers on the Internet.