DENISE FELDNER

IT Lawyer, Digital Transformation Specialist, Consultant


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Denise Feldner is an independent IT lawyer specialising in digital transformation and new technologies

Denise Feldner is an independent IT lawyer specialising in digital transformation and new technologies. In 2012, she was appointed founding manager at the association for political representation of interests of 15 leading German research universities. Feldner was deputy representative at the Global Council of Research-Intensive University Networks, including the C9-League and the Russell Group. From 2009, Feldner headed the president’s team at Heidelberg University. Prior to that, she worked as in-house counsel with InnovationLab, a collaborative research platform for organic electronics.

She teaches IP and IT law with Mannheim University of Applied Sciences. From 2006 to 2008, she worked as a research associate with CMS Hasche Sigle’s IP team, with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, and the Kammergericht. From 2000 to 2008 she headed the research team at a Berlin-based law firm and specialized in (EU) environmental & energy law, sustainability, critical infrastructures, and urban planning.

Feldner is invited member of the Weizmann Institute’s Young European Network, was named Young Leader of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Wilton Park Program, the BDI, and the German Russian Young Leaders Conference. She is fellow of the Hebrew University’s Young European Mission Project in Jerusalem, and of the Helmholtz Academy. She is a member of Atlantik-Bruecke. Feldner studied in Athens, Berlin, Budapest, Chosebuz and Leuven. She holds a Master’s degree in business law for tech companies and passed her management studies with honours at Malik Management, St. Gallen.

Feldner next to being a powerful speaker is a frequent guest on panel discussion about AI and Politics, Blockchain and Science, Cyber Security among other tech related topics.

Below are some of her most defining speaker engagements:

“Public Regulation on The Internet,” Nanjing University, Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies, “International Symposium on Legal Regulation of Market Behavior,” March 2018

“Models of Governance for The Internet and The Free Flow of Data”, Tongji University, Sino-German International Economic Law Institute, Roundtable Discussion, March 2018

Interview: “Criminal Law and The Darknet”, ARD Mittagsmagazin, March 2018

Artikel: “North Korea and The Nuclear Crisis”, @Leipzig University, November 2017

Speech: “Recent Developments in The German Research and Innovation System”, @Keio University Tokyo, Annual Meeting Global Council of Research-Intensive University Networks, November 2016

Speech: “The German Innovation System”, MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, The European Career Fair, February 2016

Speech: “The German Research and Innovation System”, Conference Board of Canada, Ottawa, May 20

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