Mr. Bernt Hugenholtz is Professor of law and Director of the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam. He is also a professor at the University of Bergen (Norway), and regularly teaches at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (Munich), Monash University (Melbourne) and Charles University (Prague).
Prof. Hugenholtz is one of Europe’s leading scholars in the field of copyright. He is the co-author, with Prof. Paul Goldstein (Stanford University) of the authoritative treatise International Copyright Law (Oxford University Press, 2010), and has written numerous books, studies and articles focussing on various topics involving copyright and information technology. Prof. Hugenholtz has acted as an advisor to the World Intellectual Property Organization, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Netherlands Ministry of Justice.