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Workshop Blockchain: When theory meets practice

On July 22, 2019, an international workshop on “Blockchain: When Theory Meets Practice” took place at the ITM in Münster. It brought together lawyers and mathematicians from science and practice from Germany, the Netherlands, Japan and the USA. From the ITM, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren, Assistant Professor Dr. Nikolas Guggenberger as well as the research… Read more »

Campuskickern: Großer Erfolg!

Last Thursday the Campuskickern 2019 took place in the basement of the ITM. Students of all disciplines were invited to indulge in the wild hustle and bustle around the white ball. Designers played against lawyers or musicians against architects. Thanks to Viking chess, flunky ball and nice conversations, no one who had to sit out… Read more »

Copyright workshop

On 16 May 2019, a workshop on copyright in public relations was held for EMU staff. The workshop resulted from the cooperation between the ITM and the Central Custody of the EMU. The background is the planned digitization of the extensive scientific university collections. These include both the university’s art holdings and collections from departments… Read more »

Dr. Münker: a lecture on unfair competition law

On May 28, 2019, Dr. Reiner Münker (General Manager of the German Competition Authority and head of the German National Group LIDC) gave an exciting and well attended lecture on current developments in competition law at the ITM. Dr. Münker studied law at the Justus-Liebig-University in Gießen and completed his legal clerkship in Frankfurt a…. Read more »

Lecture of Zhou Lin on Chinese social credit system

On April 8, 2019, Prof. Zhou Lin, Executive Director of the Intellectual Property Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, presented background information and more profound connections to the Chinese social credit system under the title “On the way to Credit” at the ITM in Münster. This topic had recently been the subject of… Read more »

Guggenberger to Yale

Much to the regret of the ITM, Prof. Dr. Nikolas Guggenberger, LL.M. (Stanford) will transfer from the University of Münster to Yale Law School, USA, in summer 2019. Professor Guggenberger has been a junior professor of the RWTÜV Foundation at ITM since 2016 and with his research focus on Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Legal Automation… Read more »