Justus Dreyling

Justus Dreyling

Free University Berlin

Programs: GeoeconomicsRegions: Europe & EurasiaCategory: Transatlantic Perspectives

Justus Dreyling was a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow in May and June 2016. He is a PhD candidate in Political Science (International Political Economy) at Freie Universität Berlin. He holds a master’s degree from Freie Universität Berlin and was a DAAD Visiting Junior Researcher at the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University in 2013. His research focuses on how flows of data, information, and knowledge shape today’s economy.

At AGI, Mr. Dreyling is conducting research on a number of current and controversial cases in the international regulation of intellectual property, access to agricultural seeds, cultural works, and educational material. In exploring these topics, he focuses on the emerging civil society movement advocating for consumer rights in the U.S., Germany, and Europe and how these groups collaborate with societal groups and governments from the developing world.

Recent Content


Finding the Right Balance: International Disputes over Intellectual Property Rights

How do the political struggles on intellectual property rights play out at the international level? Conventional wisdom holds that business interests in the European Union and the United States dominate …