Digital Law SIG

The ELI Special Interest Group (SIG) on Digital Law was established in mid-2015. A coordinator has been appointed to each sub group: (a) ELI Project Proposal on online intermediary platforms and planned work on this topic: Hans Schulte-Nölke; (b) Free Flow of Data and data property: Christiane Wendehorst; (c) Internet of Things and Self-Driving Vehicles: Hans Schulte-Nölke; (d) Big Data and Personalisation of Private Law: Christoph Busch; (e) The Future of Digital Technologies Law Clinic: Michel Cannarsa; (f) 3D printing: Challenges for Contract, IP and Tort Law: Christian Twigg-Flesner; (g) Information, Advice and Intermediation in a Digital World: Leonie Adam and Hans-W Micklitz; (h) The Data Protection Officer: Bénédicte Fauvarque Cosson. The Digital Law SIG welcomes members from all legal fields. ELI members with constitutional and criminal law background are encouraged to join the SIG. Please contact the sub-group coordinator, via the ELI Secretariat, to be a part of the SIG.

 

Upcoming Event

  • 19-20 April 2018: Digital Law SIG Conference in Treviso (Italy). To read the agenda of this event, please click here.

 

Past Events

  • 8 September 2017, Vienna (Austria): please find the agenda for the meeting here. Background materials can be found below
  • Issues for Possible Examination by the Data Economy Working Group
  • Issues for Possible Examination by the 3D Printing Working Group
  • The Data Protection Officer and Legal Disputes in Europe
  • 31 March 2017, Hull (UK): SIG members focused on the following topics: (a) ELI Project Proposal on Online Intermediary Platforms; (b) Free Flow of Data and Data Property: Discussion of the Study Run Jointly with the American Law Institute; (c) Internet of Things; (d) Self-Driving Vehicles; (e) Big Data and Personalisation of Private Law. Research on further four topics has been proposed and approved: (a) The Future of Digital Technologies Law Clinic; (b) 3D Printing: Challenges for Contract, IP and Tort Law; (c) Information, Advice and Intermediation in a Digital World; (d) The Data Protection Officer.
  • 8 September 2016, Ferrara (Italy): SIG members reported and discussed developments and needs on the following topics: (a) Online Intermediary Platforms; (b) Free Flow of Data; (c) Internet of Things; (d) Autonomous Vehicles; (e) The Impact of Big Data on the Legal System; (f) E-User Self-Protection; (g) Further SIG work.
  • 21 January 2016, Vienna (Austria): SIG members discussed eight short papers containing the results of research conducted on the topics proposed at the first SIG meeting in Münster and on two further topics: (a) Autonomous Vehicles; and (b) Big Data.
  • 2 October 2015, Münster (Germany): SIG members agreed that the Group will initially focus its work on the following areas: (a) Free Flow of Data; (b) Internet of Things; (c) Online Platforms; and (d) Robotics and User Self-Protection on the Internet.

COORDINATORS

  • Alberto De Franceschi
  • Reiner Schulze

Members

  • Hugh Beale
  • Andrea Bertolini
  • Maja Brkan
  • Christoph Busch
  • Sergio Cámara Lapuente
  • Joanna Campos Carvahlo
  • Marta Cantero Gamito
  • Ignace Claeys
  • Marc Clément
  • Barbara Conte
  • Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE)
  • Gerhard Dannemann
  • Riccardo de Caria
  • Alberto De Franceschi
  • Teresa Rodriguez de las Heras Ballell
  • Ana Maria Delgado Garcia
  • Mateja Durovic
  • Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson
  • Dessislava Fessenko
  • Michele Finck
  • Simon Geiregat
  • Christiane Hoffrichter-Daunicht
  • Geraint Howells
  • Martin Husovec
  • Paola Iamicelli
  • Rafael Illescas
  • Vaclav Janecek
  • Andrea Janssen
  • Irene Kull
  • Michael Lehmann
  • Joasia Luzak
  • Elwira Macierzyńska-Franaszczyk
  • Vanessa Mak
  • Carlos Marinho
  • Brooke Adele Marshall
  • Felix Maultzsch
  • Hans Micklitz
  • Monika Namyslowska
  • Francisco Olicva Blazquez
  • Erica Palmerini
  • Marlena Pecyna
  • Karl-Nikolaus Peifer
  • Radim Polcak
  • Oreste Pollicino
  • Francesco Quarta
  • Federica Riente
  • Lucia Serena Rossi
  • Alberto Ruda
  • Raffaele Sabato
  • Martin Schmidt-Kessel
  • Hans Schulte-Nölke
  • Reiner Schultze
  • Juliette Senechal
  • Giuseppe Simeone
  • Harry Stamelos
  • Matthias Storme
  • Fumie Suga
  • Blanca Torrubia
  • Verica Trstenjak
  • Christian Twigg-Flesner
  • Sjef van Erp
  • Thomas van Rijn
  • Angelo Venchiarutti
  • Matthias Weller
  • Christiane Wendehorst
  • Aneta Wiewiórowska-Domagalska
  • Veronica Williams
  • Herbert Zech
  • Fryderyk Zoll