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Student wins BVB tickets in the Hybrid teaching review

Mr. Lennart Hermesch, a law student in Münster and participant in the Property Law lecture with Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren, participated in a survey conducted by the Institute on the effectiveness and efficiency of hybrid teaching. More than 100 students took part in the survey. The response to the chair’s experiments with hybrid teaching was… Read more »

Lecture on trademark protectiom of real estate names

After studying in Frankfurt and majoring in IP/IT/data protection law, Mr Christoph Matras worked for more than three years as a research assistant for a medium-sized commercial law firm in Frankfurt. Thereupon, Mr Matras decided to do his doctorate with Professor Thomas Hoeren on the topic of “trademark protection of real estate names”. Mr Matras… Read more »

Presentation at the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft

As part of the virtual 39th meeting of the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft Working Group, Johanna Schaller, a research assistant at the Forschungsstelle Recht im DFN, gave a presentation on electronic signatures and seals on Thursday 12 May 2022. The lecture included an overview of the various technical and legal designs of electronic signatures. In particular, the handling… Read more »

Course on ITM successful

“I learned a lot and found it exciting to be able to think outside the box of the normal curriculum!” (Participant from the winter semester 2021/22) With these words of praise, the ITM proudly looks back on the additional training in information, telecommunications and media law offered for the first time last winter semester to… Read more »

Ebbinghaus and the Art Loss Register

On 19 April 2022, Ms Amelie Ebbinghaus, Client Manager & Provenance Researcher at the Art Loss Register in London, gave a one-hour Zoom lecture (available here) on the topic of “Due Diligence and Restitution in the Art Market”. She had accepted the invitation of the Art Law Clinic based at the ITM and led by… Read more »

Podcast on TDPF

In this short episode of the ITM Podcast, research assistants Malin Fischer, Owen Mc Grath and Nicolas John talk about the planned Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework. The EU Commission and the US government have recently agreed on the basics of such a new data protection framework. With this framework, data transfers from EU countries to… Read more »

Markus Bertling died

As I just learned from the university newspaper, a good friend of the ITM, Dr Markus Bertling, passed away on 13 February. Mr Bertling, born in 1959, was the director of the Palaeontological Museum of the WWU. I am connected with Markus by many years of cooperation in the Senate Committee for Art and Culture… Read more »