Expert Advisory Board
On occasions where additional technical and scientific expertise is required, the Institute consults with its expert advisory board.
Professor Dr. iur. Ulrich M. Gassner, Mag. rer. publ., M. Jur. (Oxon.)
Professor Dr. Gassner is a data protection officer at the University of Augsburg, where he is also a professor of public law, a founding director of the Research Center for Medical Device Law and the director of the Institute of Bio Law, Health Law and Medical Law. A renowned expert in data protection and medical law, Professor Gassner serves as an advisor to the Institute for IT Law, in particular on matters pertaining to data protection in healthcare.
Professor Dr. Michael Hassemer
Professor Dr. Hassemer is the chair of the Department of Civil Law, Economic Law and Intellectual Property in the School of Business Studies and Economics at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. His scholarship focuses on the intersection between technology, business, and law. Therefore, the main areas of his research and teaching are intellectual property rights (patent law, utility model laws, plant breeder’s rights, trademark law, copyright law), German and European business and competition law as well as contractual and non-contractual liability for defective products, goods, and services.