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About the PhotoClaim TEAM

We are law graduates, lawyers, photographers, business minds and artistic minds.

What connects us?

Every day, each of us strives to transform into reality the idea of photography being respected and fairly paid.

Nico Trinkhaus
Nico Trinkhaus FOUNDER of PhotoClaim
A travel photographer, who got so annoyed with Image Theft that he decided to fight back. Nico is our “Photographer Trustee”, making sure that our business constantly develops in a way that fellow photographers can get the best value from it.
Daria Trinkhaus
Daria Trinkhaus FOUNDER of PhotoClaim
Executive MBA graduate to be. Responsible for setting the general direction of the company. A “Legal Face” of PhotoClaim. She loves to listen to team members and facilitate their thoughts. A bookworm. If you won’t find her in a gallery/museum, she probably spends her time with photographers on the field.
Weronika Deresz
Weronika DereszGENERAL GROWTH DIRECTOR
Project management graduate. Responsible for facilitating business and defining growth strategy, which helps in the alignment of the company both internally and externally. She is competitive, with “Can-Do” mindset – quickly identifies opportunities and roll up her sleeves to make them happen. Conceptual thinker and servant leader, radiating positive energy. Passionate about sport, World Champion in rowing, with life motto “You didn’t wake up to be ordinary”
Annika Kreusch
Annika Kreusch HEAD OF COURT PROCEEDINGS & LAWYER COOPERATIONS
Leading and developing the Court Proceedings Department. Responsible for growing the network of international attorneys and striving to automate and simplify legal workflows. Dots-connecter and diagonal-thinker. Passionate about opera, numbers and philosophy. Has spent over one decade in the music industry as a songwriter, performer and producer.
Izabela Janusz
Izabela Janusz CLIENT BILLING & LEGAL FACE
At Photoclaim responsible for billing and bookkeeping related matters. Also, the ‘Legal Face’ of the company. European Business graduate. In love with her dog Bela who refused to be photographed with her here, non-fiction books and good food.
Krystsina Kostseva
Krystsina Kostseva INTERNAL TRAINER, CLIENT ONBOARDING & CLIENT ACCOUNTS' MANAGER
Training our Success Agents, taking care of clients’ onboarding process, and maintaining clients’ accounts. Enjoys working with artists and participating in building an innovative and effective company. Cross-Cultural Communication Management and Contemporary Culture graduate. Loves music and visual arts, conducts PhD research in Popular Music Studies.
Anna Kaminska
Anna KaminskaHEAD OF HIRING
Focused on internal processes optimization and standardization, taking care of keeping high team morals and providing recruitment processes. Management and anthropology graduate. Concrete and solution-oriented, with an unconventional sense of humour. Cultural differences and travels lover.
Agata
Agata SUCCESS AGENT & COPYRIGHT LAW SPECIALIST
Finding copyright infringement, negotiating the best settlements, checking and tracking licenses for our clients. Graduate from Law in Poland and Intellectual Property Law at Uppsala University in Sweden. Passionate about cinema, history, and English culture. Music, books and jogging fulfil her free time. If your wine or pizza is gone – that was her.
Łukasz
ŁukaszINTERNAL LAWYER, CE COORDINATOR, CASE RESEARCHER’S TEACHER
He takes care of the legal aspects connected with the organization and as a Copyright Enforcement Coordinator he is in charge of organizing the workflow of the CE team. He is also our internal Case Researchers’ teacher and, as CM Patronus, makes sure everything goes smoothly when it comes to the way our cases are managed. Graduate from Law. A father, lover of tattoos, an amateur basketball player, in love with American culture and sports.
Marta Sikorska
Marta SikorskaCOURT PROCEEDINGS MANAGER
Law graduate. At Photoclaim she is responsible for managing cases in international courts and case quality-related matters.
Passionate about journeys focused on meeting people and cultures around the world. Many years ago she gave her heart and soul to a choir association that performs afro music and conducts activities aimed at intercultural dialogue, where she sings, dances and plays out the joy for doing things together in the team.
Patryk Grabowski
Patryk Grabowski AUTOMATION & IT SPECIALIST
He is responsible for IT, Data Security, Automation and oversees the development of our App. Patryk also ensures that our content is written in proper English. Graduate in Cultural Management and Far East Cultures. Loves travelling, cinema, music and vegan food.
Agnieszka
Agnieszka SUCCESS AGENT & CASE RESEARCHER
Administers, analyzes and keeps track of the cases to ensure no steps are missed in achieving the best possible outcome. Monitors clients’ portfolios for possible infringements. Graduate in Finance & Administration. Determined and stays consistent in achieving her goals . A dedicated mother of two who loves diverse cultures, travelling, art and admires photography work.
Adriana Nowak
Adriana NowakLAWYERS COOPERATION & DEBT COLLECTION MANAGER
Working on smooth cooperation with lawyers in regards to intellectual properties in and out of court. Responsible for unresolved debts through external partners. Mastered new age diplomacy tricks in negotiations on European Diplomacy studies at University of Wroclaw and Nişantaşı University and Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Found inner peace in yoga. Her motto: ‘Be in harmony with yourself, it will impact everything around you.’
Magdalena
Magdalena SUCCESS AGENT, CLIENT SATISFACTION COORDINATOR & PHOTOGRAPHER HUNTER
She is our “soul” when it comes to client service and a source of great ideas on how to increase customer satisfaction. Now also looking for new potential clients all over the world. She has perfect time management and high motiviation in every challange. Full of positive energy and black humour expert with distance to the world and herself. Besides PhotoClaim, she works in the music industry where she hunts for young talents and books small gigs. While travelling, passionate about nature, culture and food. Total Iceland freak (excluding their cuisine;)). Her motto: ‘The greatest project you’ll ever work on is YOU.’
Katarzyna
KatarzynaPAYMENT TRACKING & TEAM EVENT MANAGER
At PhotoClaim she takes care of the smooth transmission of payments between the opponents and the client. She also participates in hiring process and in creating team meetings where all the team members gather in one of the Polish cities to work and spend some spare time together. Sociology graduate, currently studies Photography at University in Opava. Photography and film lover.
Kinga Szewczyk
Kinga SzewczykSUCCESS AGENT & CASE RESEARCHER
Focused on finding new infringements and taking care of our clients. Kinga believes that mission-driven work is the most motivating. She is eager to achieve new challenges, always dreams big, and is task-oriented. After a term spent at Universidad de Córdoba, Spanish culture and cuisine became her passion. Her favourite motto says: “Be realistic, start dreaming!”
Gracjan
Gracjan JUNIOR AUTOMATION SPECIALIST & CASE RESEARCHER
He makes sure that all the processes in our company go smoothly and without any mistakes. He is very meticulous, takes care of every detail. With stoic calm, he can solve (almost) every problem. Amateur musician, passionate about psychedelic folk and stoner rock music.
Dominika Czyż
Dominika CzyżBUSINESS ANALYST
Economics Graduate. Excel Guru and Klipfolio Dashboard Builder. At Photoclaim she focuses on business process automation and data visualization. Pragmatic and detail-oriented, enjoys formulating workable solutions to problems. Beer geek, passionate traveler and walking enthusiast. She conducts research in climate economics. Eats a lot of chocolate.
Magda Tutka
Magda TutkaPR & MARKETING MANAGER
She has been working in the creative industry before joining PhotoClaim. Used to work with music artists as product and marketing manager and, later on, as a producer responsible for bringing to life concerts and music festivals. She is now fully focused on spreading a good word about the PhotoClaim’s mission across both digital and analog worlds. Affascinated with words “planning” and “research”, she loves to deep into marketing strategies and make to-do lists.

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