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Essay “Data protection issues in the selection of video conferencing tools”

In a recently published article (John/Wellmann, DuD 2020, 506-510), the research assistants Nicolas John and Maximilian Wellmann have taken the rapidly changing communication behaviour during the corona crisis as an opportunity to investigate data protection issues in the field of video conferencing software. The decisive factor for this was not least the numerous inquiries that… Read more »

Consultation of the Goal Group around AI researcher Prof. Dr. Hoeren by TILT/The Netherlands

The Goal Group around Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren (on GOAL) took part in an expert consultation of a Dutch research project. The consultation was conducted by the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), which is conducting research on the regulation of AI in a joint project involving several universities on behalf of the… Read more »

Lecture “E-Tests – A consideration of data protection law”

In the context of a meeting of the “Chancellor’s Working Group on Digital Transformation” at the Technical University of Braunschweig, research assistants Malin Fischer (RiDH) and Owen Mc Grath (DFN) gave a presentation on Wednesday, July 15 on the data protection assessment of digital examinations. The lecture included to a large extent results of the… Read more »

Lecture on developments in Chinese copyright law

On 14.07.2020, Zhang Kaiye* gave a lecture on the development of Chinese copyright law at the ITM. He introduced the audience* to the origins of the Copyright Act and gave them an overview of the main aspects of the three changes in the law that have taken place since then. In doing so, he always… Read more »

Library opened again

Die Bibliothek des ITM ist ab dem 20.07.2020 wieder geöffnet. Es gelten die gewöhnlichen Öffnungszeiten. The library of the ITM will be open again from 20.07.2020. The usual opening hours apply.

Report from the GOAL-Summer School, 23-24 June 2020

      On 23 and 24 June the Summer School organised by the GOAL project took place. Due to the special circumstances caused by the Corona crisis, it was held digitally. Both project-internal and external speakers discussed interesting issues related to the governance of algorithms. There were lectures and workshops from the fields of… Read more »

Review: “Fighting Corona – a question of money and patents?”

Today (23.06.2020) at the ITM, journalist Niklas Schenck discussed with Oliver Lampe (Managing Director of the Intellectual Property Research Centre) in the webinar “Fighting Corona – a question of money and patents?” the effects of patent law on the research and development of drugs and other medical devices. In particular, the current coronavirus pandemic was… Read more »

Member of German Parliament in the ITM lecture on copyright law

On 8 June, the deputy chairperson of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group, Gitta Connemann, gave a lecture on cultural policy, which was appreciated by all students, in the context of the lecture on copyright law given by Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren. The inspiring lecture took place via zoom; in addition to the 80 students, numerous documentary… Read more »

Donation for the ITM

The ITM is pleased to receive a generous donation of books from attorney and notary Fritz R. Greis. After more than 40 years as a lawyer and notary public in Hamm and Münster, Mr. Greis closed his library and donated a large part of the books he had accumulated over decades to the ITM’s in-house… Read more »