Dr. Christian Rauda

Education

1996 - 1998

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

1999 - 2002

Studies of law at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

2002

First State Examination in Law, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

2004

Second State Examination in Law, Regional Court of Appeals, Koblenz

2004 - 2006

Doctoral thesis (Dr. iur., with distinction), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

2008

Board-Certified Attorney for Intellectual Property Law (Fachanwalt für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz)

2010

Board-Certified Attorney for Copyright and Media Law (Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht)

2015

Board-Certified Attorney for Information Technology Law (Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht)

 
 

Dr. Christian Rauda

Practical Experience

1999 - 2003

Law intern with Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Frankfurt/Main, trademark, copyright and unfair competition law

1999 - 2004

Summer associate in law firms specializing in intellectual property and media law in New York, Geneva and Chicago

2004 - 2006

Private practice specializing in intellectual property and media law

2007 - 2008

Attorney at the media law firm Unverzagt von Have

2008

Partner of the media law firm GRAEF Rechtsanwälte

 
 

Dr. Christian Rauda

Awards

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)

2003

German debating champion; winner of national debating tournament "Little Cicero", Baden-Württemberg debating champion 

2004 - 2006

Competitive postgraduate scholarship awarded by Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation 

 
 

Dr. Christian Rauda

Teaching Positions

  • Legal advisor of German Internet Federation

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

  • 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

 
 

Dr. Christian Rauda

Selected Lectures

2018

26.10.2018

Hamburg Media School | Vorlesung Wettbewerbsrecht für Executive MBA Students

12.10.2018

Training for certified specialist attorneys in intellectual property law, Hamburg | “Case law with regards to titles of media productions”

16.05. - 29.11.

HTW University for Applied Sciences | Lecture on law for game designers

09.05.

NextReality, Hamburg | "Legal challenges of virtual reality"

08.05.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht für Start-Ups: "Was Startups wissen müssen: Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht", www.gruenderkompassrecht.de

24.04.

Quo Vadis Games Conference, Berlin | 5 lessons learned: implementing EU Data Protection Regulation

19.04.

Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Update Games Law: Current legal developments of Computer- and Videogames"

04.04.

Bucerius Law School | Moderation of Hamburg Games Conference 2018: „Play it: The future of games & films"

20.02.

Indie Treff Hamburg | „Typical pitfalls in licensing and publishing agreements and how to avoid them“

29.01.

Betahaus Academy, Hamburg | Copyright and Photographs
Register here

 

2017

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.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Competition Law for Executive MBA Students

06.07.

Erich Pommer Institut, Berlin | Survival of the Fittest: Trademarks, Titles and Domains for Media Productions More Information and Registration

26.06.

Betahaus startup infusion, Hamburg | Copyright and Photographs

23.04.

Quo Vadis, Berlin | "Using Famous Trademarks and Products in My Game? Legally Possible!"

23.04.

Quo Vadis, Berlin | The Games Law Panel 2017: "Legal Updates for Developers, Publishers, Marketeers and Other Industry Stakeholders"

20.04.

Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Current Legal Issues and Court Decisions with Reference to Computer Games"

03.04.

Bucerius Law School | Moderation of Hamburg Games Conference 2017

29.03.

Erich Pommer Institut, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin | "Trademarks, Titles and Domains in Media Production – Legal Framework"

 

2016

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.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Competition Law for Executive MBA Students

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.

Gamescom Cologne | Respawn 2016: “Collecting Data from Minors - a US / EU Comparison"

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.

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.

University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers

28.04. - 29.04.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Lecture on legal rhetoric

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.

Quo Vadis Game Developer Conference, Berlin | 
“Data Protection Authorities – Friends or Enemies? How to do your Homework for D-Day”

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.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric

 

2015

16.12.

Summit German Game Development Award 2015, Cologne | „Typical Pitfalls in (International) Licensing and Publishing Agreements“
deutscherentwicklerpreis.de

12.11.

Berlin Gamesforum 2015 | Closing Panel: "The new JMSTV 2015 – What’s in it for Games?"
berlingamesforum.de

30.10.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Competition Law for Executive MBA Students

29.10.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on Private Law for Executive MBA Students

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.

Media.net, Berlin | "Contests, Sweepstakes, Rules of Participation – Laws You Need to Know"

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.

Dev Gamm! Hamburg | "Clone Wars – How to Fight Successful Legal Battles against Copycats", http://devgamm.com/hamburg2015/en/sessions/

26.07.

University of Hamburg | Examination preparation course in media law (semi-annual)

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.

Media.net, Berlin | "Advertising Targeted at Children – Legal challenges"

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.

Deutscher Werkbund Nord e.V., AIT-Salon Hamburg | "Architecture, Design and Copyright Law."

26.05.

University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers

15.05. - 16.05.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric

11.05.

University of Hamburg | "Virtual Penal System: How to Punish Avatars"

21.04.

Workshop Legal Challenges In Game Preservation, Berlin | "Copyright Challenges in the Digital Age: Archiving and Citing Electronic Games" 

21.04.

International Games Week, Quo Vadis, Berlin | "Advertising Targeted at Children" 

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.

InnoHub, Hamburg | "Beware During Contract Negotiations: Typical Pitfalls in (License) Agreements"

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.

Webmonday Hamburg | "Commercial Digital Offers for Children – How May I Advertise and When Are Contracts with Children Valid?"

09.09. - 13.09.

University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers

25.08.

University of Hamburg | Examination preparation course in media law (semi-annual)

27.06. - 29.06.

Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz | Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication

09.05. - 11.05.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric

07.05.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht: "What Startups Need to Know: Intellectual Property Law and Copyright Law"

01.05.

Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Update on Unfair Competition Law: Lawful Advertising Aimed at Children"

09.04.

International Games Week, Quo Vadis, Berlin | "Seven Pitfalls in International Licensing and Publishing Agreements"

26.02.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: Moderator of Panel 1 and 2

24.02.

Law Group Hamburg@work | "Selected Legal Issues Related to the Development and Sale of Computer Games"

12.02.

12min.me: "Advertising Aimed at Children"

17.01. - 19.01.

Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz | Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication

 

2013

05.11.

International Game Developers' Association, Hamburg: "Who Must Be Named in Credits of Computer Games?"

01.11.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on unfair competition law for Executive MBA program

31.10.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on "Private Law for Executive MBA Students"

10.09. - 14.09.

University for Technology and Business, Berlin | Lecture on law for game designers

02.09.

International Game Developers' Association, Hamburg | "Advertising Aimed at Children – What Companies in the Games Industry Need to Know"

12.07. - 14.07.

Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz | Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication

14.06.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric

07.06.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Lecture on legal rhetoric

24.05.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Bucerius Gründerkompass Recht: "Guidelines for Startups, IP Law Workshop" (http://www.gruenderkompassrecht.de/)

01.05.

International Game Developers' Association, Hamburg | "Use of Trademarks in Computer Games"

18.04.

Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Current Developments in the Legal Protection of Titles"

13.03.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: Moderator of Panel 1 and 2

06.02.

International Game Developers Association, Hamburg | "Legal Issues Arising in Connection with Option Agreements"

11.01. - 13.01.

Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz: Lecture on legal rhetoric and communication

 

2012

24.10. - 25.10.

Sparkassenakademie Potsdam | "E-Mails and Social Media in Business – How to Avoid Risks and Seize Opportunities"

31.05.

Convention of the Professional Association Spiel e.V. Göttingen | "Board Games and Computer Games – Media Law Aspects"

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.

Asklepios Klinik Barmbek | "Media Communication during Crisis"

22.04.

G.A.M.E. Bundesverband Berlin | "The Right to Titles of Computer Games"

09.02.

HAH XAM (Hamburger Alumnibetrauftrage der Hochschulen), Hamburg | "Alumni und Social Media – Legal Aspects and Requirements for Using Social Media"

15.01.

CHE Consulting Tagung Braunschweig | "Legal Aspects of Marketing for Universities"

 

 

2011

08.06.

Handelskammer Hamburg | "Trademark License Agreements"

01.05.

Deutsche Gamestage & media.net Berlin-Brandenburg | "Legal Case Study - The law of Computer Games"

28.04.

Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Legal Developments in Domain Law"

16.03.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: "Legal Aspects of Virtual Goods"

24.02.

Bucerius Law School, IP & Media Law Institute, Hamburg | Lecture on the law of computer games

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.

CHE Consulting Tagung Braunschweig | "Legal Aspects of Marketing (internet, social media) for Universities"

 

2010

19.10.

Hamburg Media School | Workshop on laws governing online gaming

24.08.

Hamburg Media School | Workshop on legally compliant advertising in the media sector

08.04.

Continuing Legal Education for Board-Certified Attorneys, Hamburg | "Copyright Protection of Fictitious Characters"

07.04.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Hamburg Games Conference: Moderator of Panel 2: "Merchandising – An Untapped Goldmine?"

01.03.

Scholz & Friends, Hamburg | "Facebook, Twitter, Buzz & Co. – Addict Meets Sceptic"

 

2009

30.10.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on unfair competition law

07.10.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on private law

23.09.

Copyright law representatives of Protestant Churches, Hannover | "Copyright Challenges for the Church"

03.09.

Fibit IT convention Fulda | "Risk Factor Internet – Liability for Websites, Wikis, Guest Books, and Forums"

17.08.

Hamburg@work | "The New Unfair Competition Laws – How to Avoid the Pitfalls"

19.05.

University of Hamburg | Examination preparation course in media law (semi-annual)

10.05.

Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche, Hannover | "Legal Pitfalls in Public Relations"

06.03.

Continuing Legal Education for board-certified attorneys, Hamburg | "Copyright Revocation Due to Changed Conviction"

 

2008

05.11.

Hamburg Media School | Lecture on unfair competition law

23.10.

Hamburg Media School, Hamburg: Lecture on private law

29.08.

Akquisa roundtable Hamburg | "Legal Changes Concerning Cold Calls and Data Protection Rights"

14.02.

Bucerius Law School, Hamburg | Coaching for hearings in CISG cases 

 

2007

11.06.

Hamburg@work | "Cease and Desist Letters and How to Respond to Them"

 

2006

17.06.

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz | "Fighting for Copyright – Publishing Contracts in Light of Practical Examples"

 
 

Dr. Christian Rauda

Publications

2018

“Viel Lärm um nichts?”, in: HORIZONT Nr. 36/2018 (PDF-Download)

2017

"Der gute Name entscheidet", in: Markenartikel Nr. 4/2017 (Markenartikel Magazin)

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, Link

2014

Rechtssichere Werbung, Haufe Verlag, 2. Auflage (1. Auflage 2009)

Berufsbild Medienanwalt, in: Beck’scher Studienführer Jura 2014, S.34–35

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.

„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, Link

„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.

2009

„Domainrecht“, in: Leitfaden Online-Recht. Der sichere Weg durchs Internet, Hamburg@work (Hrsg.)

„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, Link

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.

„Die Zwangslizenz im Urheberrecht – Der Missbrauch eigener Urheberrechte im Spannungsfeld zwischen Investitionsanreiz und Marktfreiheit”, Sellier European Law Publishers, Link.

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.

Das neue Grundgesetz: Erläuternde Einführung zur Föderalismusreform mit Gesetzestext, Schemata und 25 Fällen, Richter Verlag, 2006, Link

„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.

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.

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, Link

Additionally, Dr. Christian Rauda is author of 12 specialist books on law.