About me

Who writes?

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Nadine Rinderknecht

Enjoying intellectual freedom outside the university

Student of the law faculty of the University of Zurich (master)


Curriculum vitae

Feb 2021 - now

LAUX LAWYERS AG, Legal Trainee

Oct 2018 – Nov 2019

Stump und Partner Patentanwälte AG, patent attorney assistant

Sept 2016 – Sept 2021

University of Zurich, Bachelor of Law

  • Bachelor's thesis: The competition law-based compulsory license as a transaction engine – intellectual property, data and know-how (in German)

  • Bachelor's thesis: Attempts to operationalize human rights norms through machine learning algorithms: advantages and disadvantages of a utilitarian approach (in German)

Sept 2012 – Sept 2016

High School Bellinzona, High School Certificate

  • “Premio LAM” for the high school thesis The solution to the riddle: a             political-economic and social-artistic discovery of the Weimar Republic (in German)

Feb 2020 – now

IT Commission of the Association of Students of the University     of Zurich (VSUZH), member

Dec 2019 – now

Blank Sheet, Founder

Sept 2018 –  Sept 2021

Legal advice team of the VSUZH, member

Apr 2022 – Sept 2022

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Internet of Things (IoT) and Digital Ecosystem

  • Transfer work: Collective data protection law in smart cities (working title)

Sept 2020 – Sept 2022

University of Zurich, Master of Law

  • Focus: Business law in the digital economy

  • Master's thesis: The transparency explosion – Parallel behavior using blockchain and “algorithms“ in light of market transparency (in German)

  • Exchange semester: Dōshisha University in Kyoto, Japan (comparative law)


Work in progress...


  • The double erosion of data protection law, WEKA-NL Datenschutz 12/2021 and 01/2022, 11–12 (in German) (no open access yet)

  • Cloud computing in the vortex of cantonal data protection laws, WEKA-NL Datenschutz 08/2021, 11–12 (in German). Available at: www.lauxlawyers.ch

Blank Sheet 

  • Mind Reading – Illiteracy in copyright law, Blank Sheet, 30 September 2020, 74–85 (in German)

  • 4D Printing – Timeless concept of copyright protection?, Blank Sheet, 5 July 2020, 48–73 (in German)

  • Decentralized Web – From tension to complementarity between (data protection) law and code, Blank Sheet, 12 February 2020, 1–47 (in German)