Dr. P. Bernt Hugenholtz is Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Institute for Information Law at the University of Amsterdam (IViR). He is an expert of European and International Copyright Law, and has written numerous books, studies and articles on topics involving copyright, information technology, and the Internet.
At the University of Amsterdam he teaches courses in copyright law, and intellectual 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 faculty of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center in Munich, and regularly teaches at Charles University (Prague), Catolica University (Lisbon) and Bocconi University (Milan).
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, the European Parliament, 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