Hoeren Thomas Johann

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University of Münster

Job title

English, German

Intellectual Property

Work experience
Dr. Thomas Johann Hoeren is a Professor of Information, Media and Business Law at the University of Münster and Head of the Institute for Information, Telecommunication and Media Law. The ITM combines civil, public and criminal law and conducts research concerning international competition regulation. Prof. Hoeren, who earned doctorate degrees in law and theology, works as a legal advisor of the European commission with the “Legal Advisory Board on Information Technology”. He is member of the Task Force Group on Intellectual Property of the European Commission and of the expert committee for copyright and publishing law at the German Union for Intellectual Property Protection. Thomas Hoeren, honored with the ALCATEL-SEL research award “Technische Kommunikation”, serves as a Scientific Counsellor of the DENIC eG and as a WIPO Domain Name panelist and panelist for “.eu” domain disputes. Since 1998, he works as a co-editor of the legal journal “Multimedia und Recht”.