Legal Aspects of Research Data

Learn about the legal aspects of research data with Senior Legal Counsel, Maria Rehbinder.
Legal Aspects of Research Data


We will take a look at the legal framework for the use and licensing of research data, including the Directive (EU) 2019/1024 on open data and the re-use of public sector information. We will discuss what this directive requires in practice when licensing open research data, namely the use of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY4.0) license.

We will also take a look at the Copyright Act and research data. We will discuss the framework of GDPR General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the national Data Protection Act ( for use of research data.

Who can participate?

Anyone interested in research data. A short introduction to the themes of the webinar is available at Legal Aspects of Data (Maria Rehbinder) – YouTube. The webinar is free and open to all.

Learning outcomes

Learn the intellectual property framework for research data and the legal framework for personal data as part of research data.


A 1.5-hour webinar with a presentation and Q&A.

Schedule and location

The training will be held online via Zoom on March 14, at 1–2.30 PM Eastern European Time (EET).


Maria Rehbinder, Senior Legal Counsel, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E), Aalto University

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