Maximilian von Grafenstein has been a doctoral researcher at the HIIG since 2013 and organizes Startup Clinics helping Internet entrepreneurs with the legal aspects of their business models. His doctoral thesis focuses on the effects of data protection law on innovation processes. Max is a lawyer focusing on copyright, media, data protection and IT law. After professional experiences in media companies as well as a further training program in European film production at the Atelier Ludwigsburg-Paris, Max founded his own startup, the MAUERSCHAU-App, a digital tour guide based on augmented reality. Max holds an additional master’s degree in international IP and IT law.