Nikolaus Forgó

Leibniz Universität Hannover - Germany

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Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgó, born 1968 in Vienna/Austria, studied law in Vienna and Paris. Since 2000 he is full professor for Legal Informatics and IT-Law at the University of Hanover, since 2007 co-head of the Institute for Legal Informatics ( since 2011 also member and since 2013 member of the board of the interdisciplinary research centre L3S ( In addition, he has been serving as data protection officer (since 2013) and CIO (since 2015) of his University. He has been constantly doing research, teaching and consulting on all ICT-related legal issues, with particular focus on privacy, intellectual property and data security. He is regularly consulting public institutions such as the European
Commission, the Austrian Parliament, the German Ethics Council and several national Austrian and German ministries on ICT-related issues.

Legal requirements for software sharing and collaboration
May 10, 2017 12:30 - 13:00

The lecture will give an overview on legal requirements of collaboration in science.

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