Prof. Dr. Andreas Wiebe, LL.M. is Professor for intellectual property law, media law and e-commerce law at Göttingen University. His special research focus is on the impact of developing technologies and its economic dynamics on the legal framework. As a visiting professor at Stanford Law School he organized a conference on the regulation of the internet as a global challenge: “Transatlantic Information Law Symposium” that included data protection as an important topic. He is on the scientific board of a number of IT and media law journals and author of several German and English legal articles and books and co-editor of handbooks on the law of internet auctions and electronic databases. He has been involved in and coordinated a number of EU and international research projects, including Best Practices, Vienna 2003-04, which examined best practices for customer friendly business in e-logistics-systems with a view to provide the results to economic participants.
- (Zus. mit G. Spindler) Internet-Auktionen, Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen, München 2001, 2d ed. Köln 2005
- Die elektronische Willenserklärung (Electronic contracting), Habilitationsschrift, Tübingen 2002
- (zus. mit Georg Kodek) Kommentar zum UWG, Wien 2009
- Open Source Software – Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen nach österreichischem Recht, ÖJZ 2004, 628-639
- Patentschutz und Softwareentwicklung – ein unüberbrückbarer Gegensatz? in: Gehring/Lutterbeck (Hrsg.), Open Source Jahrbuch, Berlin 2004, S. 277-292
- Zum Funktionswandel des Urheberrechts, in: Taeger/Wiebe (Hrsg.), Informatik – Wirtschaft – Recht, Festschrift für Wolfgang Kilian, Baden-Baden 2004, S. 603-620
- Database protection in Europe in the aftermath of William Hill and Fixtures, MR Int. 2004, 38-44
- Auskunftsverpflichtung von Access Providern, Beilage zu Medien und Recht 4/05, S. 1-20
- Legal Aspects of migration of Intellectual Property into the Internet according to EU Directives and their implementation in certain Member States, in Golaczynski (ed.), Information goods in electronic communication in laws of Poland and the European Union, Polen 2005
- Sec. 4-7 Distance Selling Directive, in: Büllesbach et al., Concise IT Commentary, 2006, Kluewer Verlag, Niederlande
- New digital services and copyright – Case studies: mobile TV, “virtual” video recorder, in: ‘prace Instytutu Prawa Wlasnosci Intelektualnej Uj 2007, S. 98 ff.
- §§ 40a-40e UrhG (Softwareschutz), in: Kucsko (Hrsg.), urheber.recht, Systematischer Kommentar zum Urheberrechtsgesetz, Wien 2007
- Electronic Banking, in: Koziol/Iro/Apathy (Hrsg.), Bankvertragsrecht, Band 3, Wien 2007, 145-201
- Constitutional Protection in the Information Age, in: Gaster/Schweighofer/Sind (eds.), KnowRight 2008, Knowledge Rights – Legal, Societal and Related Technological Aspects, Wien 2008, 29-47
- The New fundamental Right to IT Security – First evaluation and comparative view at the U.S., DuD 2009, 1-4
Thomas Wilkening works as a research assistant at the Institute of Commercial Law at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen since December 2011. Before he has studied law at the University of Göttingen and graduated in 2009. During his studies he spent a semester at the School of Legal Studies at the University of Wolverhampton. Between 2009 and 2011 Thomas Wilkening successfully completed his legal clerkship which included training at a law firm with a particular focus on media and trademark law, as well as a term at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer. Since his years of study he put a focus on media, copyright, ICT and trademark law and besides is planning to carry out research for a PhD in the field of competition law.
Robert Weinhold has studied law at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen and graduated September 2011. During his studies, he put his focus on ICT Law and he is planning to carry out research for a PhD in the field of data protection. Mr. Weinhold works since September 2011 as a research assistant at the Institue of Commercial Law at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen. This SMART partner is responsible for the researches concerning the legal framework for WP 6.
David Koppe is the latest research assistant at the Institute of Commercial Law at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen. He studied law in Hanover and at the University of Malta. He graduated in 2010. 2007 he gained deeper insights into European law and administration while serving an internship in the Directorate General within the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg and graduating in the Master’s European Legal Practice Programme (MLE) at the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover. From 2006 to 2010 he worked as a student research assistant at the Institute of German and European Civil and Commercial Law at the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover. From 2010 to 2012 he served his legal clerkship with a stage in the German Consulate in New York City and a term at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer. He is planning to enroll for the Master’s European Legal Informatics Study Programme (EULISP) at the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover.