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Jörg Kahler

Joerg Kahler is a partner with the German law firm GSK Stockmann and the head of the firm’s IP/ IT prac-tice group. He has been part of the firm since 2001. His main area of practice is information technology law and data privacy law. Joerg has a wide range of experience in advising on innovative technology pro-jects and digitalization projects. He acts for well-known clients in the automotive, aviation, and enter-tainment sector. He publishes and holds speeches concerning innovative and legal disruptive technology issues, like artifi-cial intelligence, autonomous driving technology and new mobility concepts.


Autonomous driving in Germany: the future of cars as smartphones on four wheels

With the enacted Autonomous Driving Act in 2021, Germany created the world’s first legal framework for Level 4 vehicles on public roads. Where do we stay now? What is the current legal framework, also beyond Germany? With the disruptive entrance of new players in the market, what challenges does it impose on our concepts of liability and warranty? The presentation will also give an outline of the remaining challenges regarding the issues of data privacy and data security.