Anke Schierholz Head of Legal at VG Bild-Kunst About Anke Anke studied law in Munich and was student-fellow at the Munich Max-Planck Institute before she gained professional experience as a copyright lawyer with a prestigious Berlin IP-law firm. Since 1999 she has served as Head of Legal at the German visual CMO, VG Bild-Kunst. Her focus is on copyright policy, legislation and the legal framework for creatives and CMOs. Anke has been deeply involved in legislative processes both at national and EU level. Anke has been an active member of the IFRRO community since 2007, working closely with EVA, OLA, SAA and other international copyright organizations. She has served on the IFRRO Board since 2019.