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2nd GRUR Expert Round Table Webinar

UPDATE 13.12.2022: Presentations of the the GRUR Expert Round Table Webinar 2021 now available! Scroll down and click on the tab "Downloads" to access the files.

The Draft Data Act – long awaited – will be published by the EU Commission in the first quarter of 2022 The GRUR Expert Roundtable will give a preview on the main issues to be covered by the draft and provide additional input to the discussion on creating an effective legal framework for the sharing of non-personal data in the digital economy. The focus will be on access rights, government access, data portability in cloud services as well as international aspects and applicable law.

The webinar will bring together legal experts in the field of information law and data rights and the discussion should provide first insights into the contribution the Data Act may make to the design of the emerging landscape of data rights and data governance.


9.15 – 9.20: Opening welcome

Dr Gert Würtenberger, GRUR President; Partner at Würtenberger I Rechtsanwälte, Munich

9.20 – 10.00: Keynote
“The EU Data Act - Improving fairness and competition in the data economy, including potential modifications of the existing framework (Database Directive and Trade Secrets Directive)” (40 min.)

Prof. Dr Andreas Wiebe, LL.M. (Virginia), Co-Chair of the GRUR Expert Committee on Data Rights; Chair of Civil Law, Competition and Intellectual Property Law, Media and Information Law, Georg-August-University of Göttingen

10.00 h – 11.30: Fairness in data access and use in B2B

10.00 – 10.20: “Introducing new data access rights?” (20 min.)

Prof. Dr Josef Drexl, LL.M. (UC Berkeley), Managing Director, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition; Honorary Professor at the University of Munich

10.20 – 10.40: “Fairness in data sharing contracts” (20 min.)

Prof. Dr Axel Metzger, LL.M. (Harvard), Chair of Civil Law and Intellectual Property Law, especially Industrial Property Law, Humboldt University of Berlin

followed by discussion (10 min.)

10.50 – 11.00: Coffee break

11.00 – 11.20: B2G data sharing, protection against government access” (20 min.)

Dr Heiko Richter, LL.M. (Columbia), Senior Research Fellow, Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich

followed by discussion (10 min.)


Prof. Dr Maximilian Becker, Co-Chair of the GRUR Expert Committee on Data Rights; Institute for Legal Informatics, Leibniz University of Hannover

11.30 – 12.30 Securing competitive markets

11.30 – 11.50: Data portability in cloud services non-personal data” (20 min.)

Dr Inge Graef, Associate Professor of Competition Law, Tilburg University; affiliated to the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) and the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)

followed by discussion (10 min.)

12.00 – 12.20: “Worldwide data sharing - International aspects and particular conflicts of laws(20 min.)

Prof. Dr Gerald Spindler, Co-Chair of the GRUR Expert Committee on Data Rights; Chair of the Department of Civil Law, Commercial and Economic Law, Comparative Law, Multimedia- and Telecommunication Law at the University of Göttingen

followed by discussion (10 min.)


Prof. Dr. Herbert Zech, Co-Chair of the GRUR Expert Committee on Data Rights; Chair of Civil Law, Technology and IT Law, Humboldt University of Berlin, Director of the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society, Berlin

12.30 – 13.00

General discussion


How to register and attend the webinar:

To register for the webinar, please send an e-mail with your contact details to

The Expert Round Table will take place in the form of a webinar via the video conferencing provider Zoom. After registration we will send you a link for the Zoom meeting and the password by e-mail. You will receive this link one week before the actual webinar.

Please note the recommendations for using Zoom with regard to data protection. You can view the Zoom data protection declaration here.

Please note that the webinar will be recorded so that we can track participation with regard to § 15 FAO.

Audience, other useful information and links:

  • The webinar is free of charge.
  • The webinar is eligible for 3.5 hrs of continued professional education according to § 15 FAO. In case you wish to receive a certificate of attendance please indicate this in your registration. In that case, be aware that we will check your continued participation a couple of times during the event.
  • If you would like to submit a question in advance, please send it to
  • Please note that we cannot guarantee that your question will be answered during the webinar.

Notification according to Art. 13 GDPR

With your registration you agree to the storage and processing of personal data according to the data protection declaration as follows:

1) By registering for the webinar, you confirm that you have received, read and understood the notification pursuant to Art. 13 GDPR, which can be accessed here, and that you agree to the storage and processing of your personal data on that basis.

2) By registering for the webinar, you agree that the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) may process and store all data that has been or will be collected for the purpose of organising the webinar "The EU Data Act" and for event information. This includes contact data such as title, first and last name, institution, address and e-mail address.

The data protection declaration for the website of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) can be here.


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