Dr. Christian Rauda

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Dr. Christian Rauda

Board-Certified Attorney for Copyright and Media Law
Board-Certified Attorney for Intellectual Property Law
Board-Certified Attorney for Information Technology Law

Education

Education

2015
Board-Certified Attorney for Information Technology Law (Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht)
2010
Board-Certified Attorney for Copyright and Media Law (Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht)
2008
Board-Certified Attorney for Intellectual Property Law (Fachanwalt für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz)
2004 – 2006
Doctoral thesis (Dr. iur., with distinction), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
2004
Second State Examination in Law, Regional Court of Appeals, Koblenz
2002
First State Examination in Law, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
1999 – 2002
Studies of law at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
1998 – 1999
Studies of intellectual property and media law at Université de Genève and Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
1996 – 1998
Studies of law at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Practical Experience

Practical Experience

2008
Partner of the media law firm GRAEF Rechtsanwälte
2007 – 2008
Attorney at the media law firm Unverzagt von Have
2004 – 2006
Private practice specializing in intellectual property and media law
1998 – 2004
Summer associate in law firms specializing in intellectual property and media law in New York, Geneva and Chicago
1999 – 2003
Law intern with Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Frankfurt/Main, trademark, copyright and unfair competition law

Areas Of Practice

Areas Of Practice

Trademark Law, Copyright Law, Unfair Competition Law, Media Law, IT Law, Law of Computer Games

Awards

Awards

2004 – 2006 
Competitive postgraduate scholarship awarded by Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation 
2003 
German debating champion; winner of national debating tournament "Little Cicero", Baden-Württemberg debating champion 
1996 – 2002
Competitive scholarship awarded by German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
1996 
Winner of nationwide public English speaking competition by F.A.Z. and Financial Times 1996-2002; competitive scholarship awarded by German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) 

Teaching Positions

Teaching Positions / Miscellaneous

Legal advisor of German Internet Federation

Legal advisor of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Hamburg Chapter

Legal expert of acquisa, journal for marketing and distribution

Adjunct professor at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz 

Lecturer at University of Hamburg

Lecturer at Hamburg Media School (HMS)

 

Lecturer on Game Design at Berlin University for Technology and Business (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin)

Lecturer at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Board member of Institute for Business Communication Research (IBCR), Oxford 

Publications

Publications (Selection)

2017
"Der gute Name entscheidet", in: Markenartikel Nr. 4/2017 (www.markenartikel-magazin.de) PDF Download
2016
„Rechtlicher Schutz von Medientiteln - Schutzstrategien für Bezeichnungen von Medienprodukten“, in: Marken und Medien - Führung von Medienmarken und Markenführung mit neuen und klassischen Medien, Springer Gabler
2014
Rechtssichere Werbung, Haufe Verlag, 2. Auflage (1. Auflage 2009)
2013
Recht der Computerspiele, C.H. Beck
2013
Pro & Contra – Handbuch des Debattierens (Co-Autor: H.P. Proner und P. Proner), 2. Auflage (1. Auflage 2007)
2011
„Rechtsgrundlagen des Kulturguts Computerspiel“, in: Röckrath/Poser, Kultur & Recht, Loseblattsammlung, M 15.
2011
„Anmerkung zu LG Berlin, Urteil v. 14.9.2010, Az 103 O 43/10 – Wettbewerbswidrige Werbe-Interstitials bei Browser-Spielen“, in: Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht Rechtsprechungsreport (GRUR-RR), 2011, S. 334–336.
2010
„Wem gehört eigentlich… der Kölner Dom? 66 juristische Kuriositäten“ (Co-Autor: Jochen Zenthöfer), C. H. Beck
2010
„Professionell absichern – Fünf Trends in der Games-Finanzierung“, in: Making Games Magazin 04/2010 „Der Rückruf wegen gewandelter Überzeugung nach § 42 UrhG- von Web 2.0 aus dem Dornröschenschlaf geweckt?“, in: Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR), 2010, S. 22–27.
PDF download
2009
„Domainrecht“, in: Leitfaden Online-Recht. Der sichere Weg durchs Internet, Hamburg@work (Hrsg.)
PDF download
2009
„Digitalisierung und Urheberrecht – Wie man auf das Google Book Settlement reagieren sollte“, in: freiraum 2/2009, S. 17
2008
WIPO: „Hape Kerkeling erhält Schlämmer-Domains zurück“, in: MMR 11/2008, S. VI
2008
Das neue Schuldrecht, Richter Verlag, 2003
2007
Fallgruppen statt „IMS Health“ – Zwangslizenzen an Urheberrechten im Rahmen des Art. 82 EG, in: Zeitschrift für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) 2007, S. 309–317.
2007
„Die Zwangslizenz im Urheberrecht – Der Missbrauch eigener Urheberrechte im Spannungsfeld zwischen Investitionsanreiz und Marktfreiheit”, Sellier European Law Publishers.
2007
Handbuch des Debattierens (Co-Autoren: H. Kaspar und P. Proner).
2006
„Deutschland einig FIFA-Land? Wie der Fußball-Weltverband das Marken- und Wettbewerbsrecht als Abschreckungsmittel gegen Gewerbetreibende einsetzt“, in: freiraum, Ausgabe Juli 2006, S. 7–8.
2006
Das neue Grundgesetz: Erläuternde Einführung zur Föderalismusreform mit Gesetzestext, Schemata und 25 Fällen, Richter Verlag, 2006
2006
„Piraten im Netz – Die wirksame Verfolgung von Urheberrechtsverletzungen im Internet“, in: IT-Sicherheit und Datenschutz, März 2006, S. 304–312.
2005
„Anmerkung zu BGH I ZR 30/02 („Klemmbausteine III“)“, in: Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht (EWiR) 2005, S. 323–324.
2005
Schuldrecht kompakt (Co-Autor: J. Zenthöfer), Dänischenhagen (Richter Verlag).
2002
„Brüssel und Berlin spielen Harry Potter – Wie das Biozidgesetz viele Mittel zur chemischen Bekämpfung von Schadorganismen verschwinden lässt“ (Co-Autor: Christofer Eggers), in: Zeitschrift für Lebensmittelrecht (ZLR) 2002, S. 585–599.
2002
Abschied des BGH vom „Einschieben in eine fremde Serie?“, in: Zeitschrift für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) 2002, S. 38–43.
2001
“Garantie en cas d’éviction et propriété intellectuelle dans la vente internationale” (Co-Autor: Guillaume Etier), in: Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht (ZEuP) 2001, S. 66–92, sowie in: Will (Hrsg.), Rudolf Meyer zum Abschied, Beiträge zum UN-Kaufrecht, zum Internationalen Recht und zur Rechtsvergleichung, Genf, 1999, S. 113–144
2000
“Warranty for Intellectual Property Rights in the International Sale of Goods”, (Co-Autor: G. Etier), in: Vindobona Journal of Int’l Commercial Law and Arbitration 2000, S. 30–61, sowie im Internet auf der Seite der Pace University School of Law, N.Y., USA

Dr. Christian Rauda ist außerdem Autor von weiteren 12 juristischen Fachbüchern.

Selected Lectures

2017

05.12. - 29.11.1999 05.12
Deutscher Entwicklerpreis Summit, Cologne | „Counting down 169 days until the General Data Protection Regulation enters into force: What companies need to do”Informations here
26.10. - 29.11.1999 26.10
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Competition Law for Executive MBA Students
06.07. - 29.11.1999 06.07
Erich Pommer Institut, Berlin | Survival of the Fittest: Trademarks, Titles and Domains for Media Productions More Information and Registration
26.06. - 29.11.1999 26.06
Betahaus startup infusion, Hamburg | Copyright and Photographs
23.04. - 29.11.1999 23.04
Quo Vadis, Berlin | "Using Famous Trademarks and Products in My Game? Legally Possible!"
23.04. - 29.11.1999 23.04
Quo Vadis, Berlin | The Games Law Panel 2017: "Legal Updates for Developers, Publishers, Marketeers and Other Industry Stakeholders"
20.04. - 29.11.1999 20.04
Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Current Legal Issues and Court Decisions with Reference to Computer Games"
03.04. - 29.11.1999 03.04
Bucerius Law School | Moderation of Hamburg Games Conference 2017
29.03. - 29.11.1999 29.03
Erich Pommer Institut, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin | "Trademarks, Titles and Domains in Media Production – Legal Framework"
2016
06.12. - 29.11.1999 06.12
German Game Developer Award Summit, Cologne | „Online Gaming Only With Parental Consent? The new data protection law for minors and its impact on the computer games industry“
30.09. - 29.11.1999 30.09
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Competition Law for Executive MBA Students
17.08. - 29.11.1999 17.08
Gamescom Köln | „The Power of Personal Data – More Benefit Than Damage? And Who Profits?”

http://www.gamescom-congress.de/gamescom/de/Speaker/13004087/Christian_Rauda.html

14.08. - 29.11.1999 14.08
Gamescom Cologne | Respawn 2016: “Collecting Data from Minors - a US / EU Comparison"
03.08. - 29.11.1999 03.08
12min.law, Hamburg | "More users, better persormance, lower prices than the competition – Legal pitfalls in comparisons in advertising?“ http://www.meetup.com/de-DE/12minHH/events/228866431/
31.05. - 29.11.1999 31.05
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht: "What Startups Need to Know: Intellectual Property Law and Copyright Law", www.gruenderkompassrecht.de
24.05. - 27.05.2016 24.05
University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers
28.04. - 29.04.2016 28.04
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Lecture on legal rhetoric
21.04. - 29.11.1999 21.04
Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | “Update on Games Law: Current Developments and new Case Law relating to Computer Games”
17.04. - 29.11.1999 17.04
Quo Vadis Game Developer Conference, Berlin | 
“Data Protection Authorities – Friends or Enemies? How to do your Homework for D-Day”
30.03. - 29.11.1999 30.03
Bucerius Law School | Hamburg Games Conference 2016 - "How to Legally Use Pictures of Well-Known Landmarks, Third Party Trademarks and Products in VR and AR Games“
07.01. - 08.01.2016 07.01
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric
2015
16.12. - 29.11.1999 16.12
Summit German Game Development Award 2015, Cologne | „Typical Pitfalls in (International) Licensing and Publishing Agreements“
deutscherentwicklerpreis.de
12.11. - 29.11.1999 12.11
Berlin Gamesforum 2015 | Closing Panel: "The new JMSTV 2015 – What’s in it for Games?"
berlingamesforum.de
30.10. - 29.11.1999 30.10
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Competition Law for Executive MBA Students
29.10. - 29.11.1999 29.10
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Private Law for Executive MBA Students
09.10. - 29.11.1999 09.10
AUFBRUCH.hamburg Digitalkonferenz, Hamburg | "Legal Challenges of Digital Add-On Services to Physical Products (Fitness Watches, Smart Home Devices etc.)" www.aufbruch.hamburg
23.09. - 29.11.1999 23.09
Media.net, Berlin | "Contests, Sweepstakes, Rules of Participation – Laws You Need to Know"
23.09. - 29.11.1999 23.09
Berlin School of Digital Business, Berlin | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht: "What Startups Need to Know: Intellectual Property Law and Copyright Law", www.gruenderkompassrecht.de
09.09. - 29.11.1999 09.09
Dev Gamm! Hamburg | "Clone Wars – How to Fight Successful Legal Battles against Copycats", http://devgamm.com/hamburg2015/en/sessions/
26.07. - 29.11.1999 26.07
University of Hamburg | Examination preparation course in media law (semi-annual)
01.07. - 29.11.1999 01.07
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht: "What Startups Need to Know: Intellectual Property Law and Copyright Law", www.gruenderkompassrecht.de
29.06. - 29.11.1999 29.06
Media.net, Berlin | "Advertising Targeted at Children – Legal challenges"
08.06. - 29.11.1999 08.06
The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin | "Legal Assessment of Innovation in the Games Industry – Do we need more protection or more freedom?"
01.06. - 29.11.1999 01.06
Deutscher Werkbund Nord e.V., AIT-Salon Hamburg | "Architecture, Design and Copyright Law."
26.05. - 29.05.2015 26.05
University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers
15.05. - 16.05.2015 15.05
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric
11.05. - 29.11.1999 11.05
University of Hamburg | "Virtual Penal System: How to Punish Avatars"
21.04. - 29.11.1999 21.04
Workshop Legal Challenges In Game Preservation, Berlin | "Copyright Challenges in the Digital Age: Archiving and Citing Electronic Games"
21.04. - 29.11.1999 21.04
International Games Week, Quo Vadis, Berlin | "Advertising Targeted at Children"
08.04. - 29.11.1999 08.04
Bucerius Law School | Hamburg Games Conference 2015: "New Revenue Models: How the games industry, the film industry, the print industry and the online industry influence each other" - Moderation of Panel 2
2014
24.11. - 17.02.2015 24.11
InnoHub, Hamburg | "Beware During Contract Negotiations: Typical Pitfalls in (License) Agreements"
03.11. - 17.02.2015 03.11
Nordmedia, Hannover | Lecture series on games & law: "What Do I Need to Watch Out For in Publishing and License Agreements? How Do I Protect the Name of My Game from Takeover by Others? Protection from Interference with Games (Farming, Cheatbots)"
26.10. - 17.02.2015 26.10
Webmonday Hamburg | "Commercial Digital Offers for Children – How May I Advertise and When Are Contracts with Children Valid?"
09.09. - 13.09.2014 09.09
University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers
25.08. - 17.02.2015 25.08
University of Hamburg | Examination preparation course in media law (semi-annual)
27.06. - 29.06.2014 27.06
Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz | Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication
09.05. - 11.05.2014 09.05
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric
07.05. - 17.02.2015 07.05
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht: "What Startups Need to Know: Intellectual Property Law and Copyright Law"
01.05. - 17.02.2015 01.05
Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Update on Unfair Competition Law: Lawful Advertising Aimed at Children"
09.04. - 17.02.2015 09.04
International Games Week, Quo Vadis, Berlin | "Seven Pitfalls in International Licensing and Publishing Agreements"
26.02. - 17.02.2015 26.02
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: Moderator of Panel 1 and 2
24.02. - 17.02.2015 24.02
Law Group Hamburg@work | "Selected Legal Issues Related to the Development and Sale of Computer Games"
12.02. - 17.02.2015 12.02
12min.me: "Advertising Aimed at Children"
17.01. - 19.01.2014 17.01
Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz | Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication
2013
05.11. - 17.02.2015 05.11
International Game Developers' Association, Hamburg: "Who Must Be Named in Credits of Computer Games?"
01.11. - 17.02.2015 01.11
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on unfair competition law for Executive MBA program
31.10. - 17.02.2015 31.10
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on "Private Law for Executive MBA Students"
10.09. - 14.09.2013 10.09
University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers
02.09. - 17.02.2015 02.09
International Game Developers' Association, Hamburg | "Advertising Aimed at Children – What Companies in the Games Industry Need to Know"
12.07. - 14.07.2013 12.07
Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz | Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication
14.06. - 29.11.1999 14.06
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric
07.06. - 29.11.1999 07.06
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric
24.05. - 17.02.2015 24.05
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht: "Guidelines for Startups, IP Law Workshop" (http://www.gruenderkompassrecht.de/)
01.05. - 17.02.2015 01.05
International Game Developers' Association, Hamburg | "Use of Trademarks in Computer Games"
18.04. - 17.02.2015 18.04
Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Current Developments in the Legal Protection of Titles"
13.03. - 17.02.2015 13.03
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: Moderator of Panel 1 and 2
06.02. - 17.02.2015 06.02
International Game Developers Association, Hamburg | "Legal Issues Arising in Connection with Option Agreements"
11.01. - 13.01.2013 11.01
Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz: Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication
2012
24.10. - 25.10.2012 24.10
Sparkassenakademie Potsdam | "E-Mails and Social Media in Business – How to Avoid Risks and Seize Opportunities"
04.09. - 29.11.1999 04.09
31.05. - 01.01.1970 31.05
Convention of the Professional Association Spiel e.V. Göttingen | "Board Games and Computer Games – Media Law Aspects"
06.05. - 01.01.1970 06.05
Hamburg University for Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg | Lecture Series "Thinking of the Future Early on – Six Legal Aspects of Time in Developer Agreements "
03.05. - 01.01.1970 03.05
Asklepios Klinik Barmbek | "Media Communication during Crisis"
22.04. - 01.01.1970 22.04
G.A.M.E. Bundesverband Berlin | "The Right to Titles of Computer Games"
09.02. - 01.01.1970 09.02
HAH XAM (Hamburger Alumnibetrauftrage der Hochschulen), Hamburg | "Alumni und Social Media – Legal Aspects and Requirements for Using Social Media"
15.01. - 01.01.1970 15.01
CHE Consulting Tagung Braunschweig | "Legal Aspects of Marketing for Universities"
13.01. - 29.11.1999 13.01
2011
17.06. - 29.11.1999 17.06
08.06. - 01.01.1970 08.06
Handelskammer Hamburg | "Trademark License Agreements"
01.05. - 01.01.1970 01.05
Deutsche Gamestage & media.net Berlin-Brandenburg | "Legal Case Study - The law of Computer Games"
28.04. - 01.01.1970 28.04
Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Legal Developments in Domain Law"
16.03. - 01.01.1970 16.03
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: "Legal Aspects of Virtual Goods"
24.02. - 01.01.1970 24.02
Bucerius Law School, IP & Media Law Institute, Hamburg | Lecture on the law of computer games
24.01. - 01.01.1970 24.01
Axel Springer AG, Hamburg | Educational training for the "Axel Springer Top Talent" program (preparation of future leadership) in unfair competition and trademark law
15.01. - 01.01.1970 15.01
CHE Consulting Tagung Braunschweig | "Legal Aspects of Marketing (internet, social media) for Universities"
14.01. - 29.11.1999 14.01
2010
19.10. - 01.01.1970 19.10
Hamburg Media School | Workshop on laws governing online gaming
24.08. - 01.01.1970 24.08
Hamburg Media School | Workshop on legally compliant advertising in the media sector
09.07. - 29.11.1999 09.07
08.04. - 01.01.1970 08.04
Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Copyright Protection of Fictitious Characters"
07.04. - 01.01.1970 07.04
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: Moderator of Panel 2: "Merchandising – An Untapped Goldmine?"
01.03. - 01.01.1970 01.03
Scholz & Friends, Hamburg | "Facebook, Twitter, Buzz & Co. – Addict Meets Sceptic"
2009
30.10. - 01.01.1970 30.10
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on unfair competition law
07.10. - 01.01.1970 07.10
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on private law
23.09. - 01.01.1970 23.09
Copyright law representatives of Protestant Churches, Hannover | "Copyright Challenges for the Church"
03.09. - 01.01.1970 03.09
Fibit IT convention Fulda | "Risk Factor Internet – Liability for Websites, Wikis, Guest Books, and Forums"
17.08. - 01.01.1970 17.08
Hamburg@work | "The New Unfair Competition Laws – How to Avoid the Pitfalls"
17.07. - 29.11.1999 17.07
19.05. - 01.01.1970 19.05
University of Hamburg | Examination preparation course in media law (semi-annual)
10.05. - 01.01.1970 10.05
Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche, Hannover | "Legal Pitfalls in Public Relations"
06.03. - 01.01.1970 06.03
Continuing Legal Education for board-certified attorneys, Hamburg | "Copyright Revocation Due to Changed Conviction"
2008
05.11. - 01.01.1970 05.11
Hamburg Media School | Lecture on unfair competition law
23.10. - 01.01.1970 23.10
Hamburg Media School, Hamburg: Lecture on private law
29.08. - 01.01.1970 29.08
Akquisa roundtable Hamburg | "Legal Changes Concerning Cold Calls and Data Protection Rights"
14.02. - 01.01.1970 14.02
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Coaching for hearings in CISG cases 
2007
11.06. - 01.01.1970 11.06
Hamburg@work | "Cease and Desist Letters and How to Respond to Them"
2006
17.06. - 01.01.1970 17.06
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz | "Fighting for Copyright – Publishing Contracts in Light of Practical Examples"

Contact

Contact

GRAEF Rechtsanwälte
Dr. Christian Rauda
Jungfrauenthal 8
20149 Hamburg

Tel. +49 40 80600090
Fax +49 40 806000910

E-Mail ue.fearg@aduar