IP Litigator Wins Publication Prize for Article on Squaring Blocking Technology with the General Data Protection Regulation
IP litigation law clerk Raffi Teperdjian (Washington, D.C.) was honored with the Loevinger Prize by the editors of Jurimetrics, The Journal of Law Science and Technology for his article on “The Puzzle of Squaring Blockchain with the General Data Protection Regulation.”
Jurimetrics is a quarterly journal published by the American Bar Association Section of Science and Technology Law and the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Center for Law, Sciences and Innovation.
The article’s preliminary sections provide an overview of blockchain technology distinguishing the variations between centralized and decentralized data governance models, and also summarizes relevant portions of the General Data Protection Regulation. The remainder, and primary focus, of the article addresses the regulatory conflicts caused by blockchain data governance model variations in the context of European Union privacy law, and EU regulators failures to address them.