Digital sovereignty

Open source software is increasingly cited as the saviour for the sluggish digitalization of German [...]

Klages and the documentary film

Attorney Christlieb Klages from Berlin was a guest at the ITM at the end of [...]

New episode of the podcast “Juristinnen erzählen” with Katharina Mirbt (DPMA)

After a short break, the interview podcast of the Research Center for Intellectual Property finally [...]

High-ranking visitor from Berlin

Last Thursday, we had the special honor of welcoming a group of highly motivated and [...]

Tbilisi visits the ITM

Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren welcomed high-ranking guests from the University of Tbilisi to the ITM [...]

The AI Act – What was passed?

Much has been reported about the legislative process of the AI Act. What the content [...]


The following publication list contains the publications of Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren.

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In addition to the lectures in the compulsory subject area of the intermediate examination, the ITM also offers its own specialization area and two additional courses.

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A number of employees work at the ITM. Some of the staff work at the chair itself and are primarily concerned with issues relating to course planning.

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ITM stands for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law. The legal field has a long tradition in Münster, starting in 1997 with the ITM Institute of the University of Münster. The institute was based in the Faculty of Law until it moved to the new premises on the Leonardo Campus. In civil law, Professor Dr. Thomas Hoeren has built up a broad network in computer science, art studies and economics in close cooperation with the private sector and other foreign research institutions. Since then, more than 150 researchers have been awarded doctorates; “ITMers” are now working in a variety of jobs in administration, business, the legal profession and even as university lecturers.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren

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