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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 Dereszweronika.deresz@photoclaim.com
SUCCESS AGENT & CASE RESEARCHER
Project management graduate. Whatever she does, strives for excellence and focuses on process optimization. Vulcano of energy, always sees the bright side of life.
Passionate about sport, World Champion in rowing, Olympian from Rio. Her life motto says: ‘If you really want something – you will find the way. If not – you will find an excuse’.
Annika Kreusch
Annika Kreusch annika.kreusch@photoclaim.com
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 izabela.janusz@photoclaim.com
CLIENT BILLING, BOOKKEEPING & HR SPECIALIST
European Business graduate. At Photoclaim responsible for billing and bookkeeping related matters. Also, the ‘Legal Face’ of the company.
In love with her dog Bela who refused to be photographed with her here, non-fiction books and good food.
Krystsina Kostseva
Krystsina Kostseva krystsina.kostseva@photoclaim.com
INTERNAL TRAINER, CLIENT ONBOARDING & CLIENT ACCOUNTS’ MANAGER
Cross-Cultural Communication Management and Contemporary Culture graduate. 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. Loves music and visual arts, conducts PhD research in Popular Music Studies.
Anna Kaminska
Anna Kaminskaanna.kaminska@photoclaim.com
COO & HEAD OF HIRING
Management and anthropology graduate. Focused on internal processes optimization and standardization, taking care of keeping high team morals and providing recruitment processes.
Concrete and solution-oriented, with an unconventional sense of humour. Cultural differences and travels lover.
Agata Drzewińska
Agata Drzewińskaagata.drzewinska@photoclaim.com
SUCCESS AGENT & COPYRIGHT LAW SPECIALIST
Graduate from Law in Poland and Intellectual Property Law at Uppsala University in Sweden. Finding copyright infringement and negotiating the best settlements for our clients. Passionate about cinema, history, and English culture. All nice and kind until someone undermines her loyalty. She does not trust words but actions. Music, books and jogging fulfil her free time. If your wine or pizza is gone – that was her.
Łukasz Juniak
Łukasz Juniak lukasz.juniak@photoclaim.com
INTERNAL LAWYER, CASE RESEARCHER’S TEACHER
Graduate from Law. He takes care of the legal aspects connected with the organization. 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. A father, lover of tattoos, an amateur basketball player, in love with American culture and sports.
Marta Sikorska
Marta Sikorskamarta.sikorska@photoclaim.com
COURT 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 patryk.grabowski@photoclaim.com
AUTOMATION & IT SPECIALIST
Graduate in Cultural Management and Far East Cultures. 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. Loves travelling, cinema, music and vegan food.
Agnieszka Porwol
Agnieszka Porwolagnieszka.porwol@photoclaim.com
SUCCESS AGENT & CASE RESEARCHER
Graduate in Finance & Administration.
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. Determined and stays consistent in achieving her goals with a dash of imagination, as once said ‘I dream my painting and I paint my dream’.
A dedicated mother of two who loves diverse cultures, travelling, art and admires photography work.
Adriana Nowak
Adriana Nowakadriana.nowak@photoclaim.com
LAWYERS COOPERATION, HIRING & CASE MANAGER
Mastered new age diplomacy tricks in negotiations on European Diplomacy studies at University of Wroclaw and Nişantaşı University and Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Always searching for the perfect balance between learned skills and personality traits, both in herself and in a workspace. Found inner peace in yoga. Her motto: ‘Be in harmony with yourself, it will impact everything around you.’
Magdalena Barocha
Magdalena Barocha magdalena.barocha@photoclaim.com
SUCCESS AGENT, CLIENT SATISFACTION AGENT & 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. 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 Peukert
Katarzyna Peukert katarzyna.peukert@photoclaim.com
PAYMENT TRACKING & TEAM EVENT MANAGER
Sociology graduate, currently studies Photography at University in Opava.
At PhotoClaim she takes care of the smooth transmission of payments between the opponents and the client. She also participates in creating team meetings where all the team members gather in one of the Polish cities to work and spend some spare time together. Photography and film lover.
Gracjan Zajac
Gracjan Zajacgracjan.zajac@photoclaim.com
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.

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