Thomas Hoeren receives Daedalus medal

The German National Academic Foundation has awarded Professor Thomas Hoeren of the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law at the University of Münster the Daidalos Coin for his outstanding commitment as a lecturer in trust.

On Monday, July 2, 2018, the Studienstiftung awarded the Daidalos coin to Professor Thomas Hoeren for his many years of intensive commitment as a trusted lecturer to the Studienstiftung. The ceremony in honour of the Münster lawyer took place in the Orangery of the Botanical Garden of the University of Münster.

Prof. Dr. Wachowicz reviews Brazilian copyright law

In the context of Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren’s lecture “Copyright “the visiting professor at the ITM, Prof. Dr. Marcos Wachowicz from the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil), will give a lecture on the topic

“On the occasion of the anniversary of Brazilian copyright law, he will take stock and derive consequences for future developments.

CHANGE OF DATE: The lecture will take place on July 9, 2018 at 4 pm in the lecture hall JUR 1.

All interested are cordially invited!

Speech by Prof. Dr. Marcos Wachowicz

On the 4th of June Prof. Dr. Marcos Wachowicz of the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil) spoke about the blockchain within the Brazilian legal system. Prof. Dr. Marcos Wachowicz is currently visiting the ITM. He will stay in Münster for one year to corporate with the ITM researchers especially in the area of copyright and blockchain regulation. He introduced the audience to his current research project GEDAI. GEDAI was set up in 2007 and provides the research on the development of Intellectual Property Law and the regulation of intellectual rights within the Information Society. His main research interest is about blockchain and digital rights management. He is facing questions like what interoperability challenges of blockchain must be overcome so that a substantial and positive change of the authors remuneration and fair legal connections for his work can be achieved. The exciting speech was concluded with a question and answer session.