University of Goettingen, Germany


 Andreas Wiebe


Prof. Dr. Andreas Wiebe, LL.M. is Professor for intellectual property law, media law and e-commerce law at Göttingen University.  His special research focus is on the impact of developing technologies and its economic dynamics on the legal framework. As a visiting professor at Stanford Law School he organized a conference on the regulation of the internet as a global challenge: “Transatlantic Information Law Symposium” that included data protection as an important topic. He is on the scientific board of a number of IT and media law journals and author of several German and English legal articles and books and co-editor of handbooks on the law of internet auctions and electronic databases. He has been involved in and coordinated a number of EU and international research projects, including Best Practices, Vienna 2003-04, which examined best practices for customer friendly business in e-logistics-systems with a view to provide the results to economic participants.

•    (Zus. mit G. Spindler) Internet-Auktionen, Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen, München 2001, 2d ed. Köln 2005
•    Die elektronische Willenserklärung (Electronic contracting), Habilitationsschrift, Tübingen 2002
•    (zus. mit Georg Kodek) Kommentar zum UWG, Wien 2009

•    Open Source Software – Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen nach österreichischem Recht, ÖJZ 2004, 628-639
•    Patentschutz und Softwareentwicklung – ein unüberbrückbarer Gegensatz? in: Gehring/Lutterbeck (Hrsg.), Open Source Jahrbuch, Berlin 2004, S. 277-292
•    Zum Funktionswandel des Urheberrechts, in: Taeger/Wiebe (Hrsg.), Informatik – Wirtschaft – Recht, Festschrift für Wolfgang Kilian, Baden-Baden 2004, S. 603-620
•    Database protection in Europe in the aftermath of William Hill and Fixtures, MR Int. 2004, 38-44
•    Auskunftsverpflichtung von Access Providern, Beilage zu Medien und Recht 4/05, S. 1-20
•    Legal Aspects of migration of Intellectual Property into the Internet according to EU Directives and their implementation in certain Member States, in Golaczynski (ed.), Information goods in electronic communication in laws of Poland and the European Union, Polen 2005
•    Sec. 4-7 Distance Selling Directive, in: Büllesbach et al., Concise IT Commentary, 2006, Kluewer Verlag, Niederlande
•    New digital services and copyright – Case studies: mobile TV, “virtual” video recorder, in: ‘prace Instytutu Prawa Wlasnosci Intelektualnej Uj 2007, S. 98 ff.
•    §§ 40a-40e UrhG (Softwareschutz), in: Kucsko (Hrsg.), urheber.recht, Systematischer Kommentar zum Urheberrechtsgesetz, Wien 2007
•    Electronic Banking, in: Koziol/Iro/Apathy (Hrsg.), Bankvertragsrecht, Band 3, Wien 2007, 145-201
•    Constitutional Protection in the Information Age, in: Gaster/Schweighofer/Sind (eds.), KnowRight 2008, Knowledge Rights – Legal, Societal and Related Technological Aspects, Wien 2008, 29-47
•    The New fundamental Right to IT Security – First evaluation and comparative view at the U.S., DuD 2009, 1-4



Wojciech Nazarek

Wojciech Nazarek has graduated under the supervision of Prof. Kryzstof Wójtowicz in December 2009 at the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wroclaw. His master thesis was in the field of European Law. From February 2010 he continues his studies at the Law Faculty of University of Goettingen in LL.M. programme on German law. At the same time, he works as a member of Prof. Andreas Wiebe's research team.

He was awarded by several scholarships for extraordinary students. During his studies he took part in various international exchange programs (Erasmus at the University of Regensburg), and scholarly networks (CEEPUS free mover at Juridicum in Vienna, CEEPUS in Graz).

Academic Experience: Presenter/Organizer for Polish and international scientific conferences (inter alia Cyberspace 2010). Lecturer at the Summer School on European Information Law in Pécs (Hungary). Graduate with various internships inter alia at Polish Embassy in Berlin, and law office CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Kiev (Ukraine). Founder and President of the Board of the Club Alpbach Polska.


  • Nazarek, W. Internet Domains: Between Law and Technology - an Austrian Dimension. In Ewa Galewska (ed.) European Information Law. Good Governance in the Public Sector, Wroclaw 2010.






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