Prof. Egbert Dommering has been a Professor of Information Law (0,4 Fte) at the University of Amsterdam since 1988 (Director of the Institute for Information Law (IViR). During that period, he continued to work as an advocate. After retirement, he holds the Chair of “Theory of Information Law” at IViR and remained off-counsel at the Amsterdam based Brinkhof law firm, specializing in IP and media. He was member of the Dutch Copyright Commission, the Advisory Board of the Dutch Data Protection Authority and the Commission on human rights. He was the main author of the advise to the Dutch government on internet freedom in 2015, see . Along with his wife he collects modern art, with a focus on video art since 2001 and founded the Dommering Foundation, that supports the newest forms of visual arts, in particular video art.
May 23rd, 2016