> ITM researcher new Cambridge professor

The Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law (ITM) is proud to announce that our highly esteemed former colleague of many years, Prof. Dr. Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan, has become Professor at the University of Cambridge and Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL).

Prof. Dr. Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan passed the first state law examination in 1998 after studying at the University of Münster. He then successfully completed his doctorate under Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren on the topic of “European sui generis database protection against the background of international agreements – an investigation into the compatibility of sui generis law with the central international rules of copyright law, industrial property law and commercial law”. From 1999 to 2005, he also worked as a research assistant at the ITM. During this time, many joint publications appeared with Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoeren.

After passing his second state law examination in 2005, Prof. Dr. Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan was a lecturer in international trade law at the University of Leicester and then worked as a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law and held various permanent positions and visiting professorships in academia in Europe, America and Asia.

In addition to his work in Cambridge, he currently teaches in various capacities at the universities of Oxford, Berlin, Strasbourg, Canberra and Helsinki. His research and teaching focuses on issues of international intellectual property law, world trade and investment law, private international law and comparative law. He is particularly concerned with the interfaces between law, automation and technology as well as the regulation of online platforms.

The ITM wishes Prof. Dr Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan every success in his new professional challenge