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Jörg Kahler

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


The law on autonomous driving in Germany – last-mile issue

With the newly enacted Autonomous Driving Act, Germany created the world’s first legal framework for the approval of SAE Level 4 vehicles out on public roads in specified operating areas. The legal certainty now provided is intended to bolster trust in and acceptance of these new technologies. The presentation will introduce the new law and its particular importance for the last-mile issue. It will also outline the remaining challenges regarding the issues of responsibility, liability and data privacy, and how to deal with them.