Benjamin Raue studied law in Hamburg and Bordeaux (2001 – 2007) with internships in Berlin, Brussels, and Tbilisi.
He acted as a temporary professor at the Chair of Civil Law, Trade, Business & Corporate Law at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (2015 – 2016) after his habilitation at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel.
Since 2016, Benjamin Raue is a full professor at the University of Trier where he holds the Chair for Civil Law, Law of the Information Society and Intellectual Property. He teaches various courses in civil law, intellectual property law, and IT law and at the German-wide Graduate School “Law of the Information Society”. He is a regular speaker at the Academy of European Law (ERA) as well at conferences about intellectual property law, IT law and data law.
He is member inter alia of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the German Association of IT Law (DGRI) and the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI).
Topics that he specialized on include European and German Copyright Law, especially Text and Data Mining, Data Ownership, Freedom of speech on social media platforms, Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, IP enforcement and private international law.