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P. Bernt Hugenholtz


Bernt Hugenholtz is Professor of Intellectual Property Law and former director of the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam (IViR). He has written numerous books, studies and articles on a variety of topics involving copyright, information technology, new media and the Internet. 

At the University of Amsterdam he teaches courses in copyright law, international copyright law and industrial property law. Since 2007 he is a part-time professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bergen, Norway (UiB). He is also on the regular faculty of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center in Munich.  

Since 2003 professor Hugenholtz has been a deputy judge at the Court of Appeal in Arnhem. He has acted as a consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), the European Commission, and several national governments. 

Prof. Hugenholtz is General Editor of the Information Law Series which is published by Kluwer Law International. He is also a regular contributor to the Kluwer Copyright Blog.