Past and Present Affiliations
  • Assistant Professor at Tilburg Law School, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) and Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) (10/2015-present)
  • Visiting Fellow at European University Institute (EUI) (9-10/2018)
  • Visiting Professor at Central European University (CEU) (02/2017-present)
  • Affiliated Researcher at Stanford University, Center for Internet and Society, (12/2014–Present)
  • Affiliated Researcher at the Takedown Project of UC-Berkeley School of Law and the American Assembly (05/2014-Present)
  • Guest Lecturer at Leibniz University, Institüt für Rechtsinformatik (09/2015-12/2016)
  • Visiting Researcher at Stanford University, Center for Internet and Society (04/2014–06/2014, Visiting Researcher)
  • Invited Researcher at the Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo (09/2015–10/2015)
  • Tutor at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (01/10/2013–30/09/2015)
Invited Talks/Contributions:

Past invited talks
  1. [EN] The University of Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, Symposium: European Intellectual Property and its Limits (2019) How difficult is it to repeal new intellectual property rights? 16.1.2019
  2. [EN] University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Seminar: How difficult is it to repeal new intellectual property rights? (2019) 6.2.2019
  3. [EN] University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Seminar FAirness, Morality and Equality in international and European Intellectual Property Law (FAME-IP) (2019) Unfair Remedies, 8.3.2019
  4. [EN] European Commission, Brussels, Belgium: JRC workshop (2019) Making the Rules: The Governance of Standard Development Organizations and their Policies on Intellectual Property Rights, 15.3.2019
  5. [EN] Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, ALAI JAPAN Annual Meeting (2018) 1.12.2018
  6. [EN] Meiji University, Intellectual Property Law and Policy Institute (IPLPI), Tokyo, Japan, IPLPI Symposium (2018) 28.11.2018
  7. [EN] Meiji University, Intellectual Property Law and Policy Institute (IPLPI), Tokyo, Japan, Injunctions Workshop (2018) 27.11.2018
  8. [EN] Academy of European Law, Trier, Germany, Annual Conference on EU Copyright Law: (2018) How to define better the liability of online platform-operators in cases of copyright infringement?, 23.11.2018
  9. [EN] The University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2018) Accountable, but not Liable: Injunctions Against Intermediaries, 21.11.2018
  10. [EN] Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands (2018) Free movement and intellectual property rights, 20.11.2018
  11. [EN] The University of Florence, Florence, Italy (2018) Copyright Reform and the Digital Single Market, 29.10.2018
  12. [EN] European University Institute, Florence, Italy (2018) How do we guarantee freedom of expression when the government tasks private parties with enforcement of its policies? 23.10.2018
  13. [EN] The University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany, Perspectives on Remedies in German and European Private Law (2018) Injunctions against innocent third parties 5.10.2018
  14. [EN] Yale University, New Haven, The United States, Intermediaries & Private Speech Regulation Workshop (2018) 27.9.2018
  15. [EN] Yale University, New Haven, The United States (2018) Lunch Seminar: How the EU Shapes the Internet: a Case of Copyright and Data Protection  26.9.2018
  16. [EN] Oxford University, Oxford, England, Workshop on Intermediary Liability for Intellectual Property Infringement (2018) 27.6.2018
  17. [EN] Oxford University, Oxford, England, Constitutional Hedges of IP (2018) 26.6.2018
  18. [EN] The University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, Pluralism or universalism in international copyright law (2018) Copyright Enforcement on the Internet: Universalist Directions? 1.6.2018
  19. [EN] The University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (2018) The essence of fundamental rights in EU law: Essence of IP rights, 18.5.2018
  20. [CZ] Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (2018) [Artifical intelligence algorithmic enforcement of rights: Quo vadis rule of law? / Umělá inteligence a algoritmické vymáhánípráv: Quovadisprávny štát? 3.4.2018
  21. [EN] University of Cambridge (CIPIL), Cambridge, United Kingdom (2018) CIPIL, Passive and Neutral Intermediaries: Concepts without Policy Goals? 10.3.2018
  22. [EN] The University of Haifa, Israel (2018) Injunctions Against Intermediaries in the European Union: Accountable Not Liable? 8.3.2018
  23. [EN] University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom (2018) Data Portability and Data Control: Lessons for an Emerging Concept in EU Law - 9.2.2018
  24. [EN] University of Bornemouth, Bornemouth, United Kingdom (2018) Can User Creativity Survive Automated Copyright Enforcement in Europe? - 8.2.2018
  25. [EN] Council of Europe and OSCE, Vienna, Austria (2017) Delegated Enforcement and its Safe-Guards, 13.10.2017
  26. [EN] European Communities Trade Mark Association, Brussels, Belgium (2017), Update on the EU Copyright Reform, 13.9.2017
  27. [EN] European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium (2017) Solving the puzzle: removing illegal content online while protecting human rights, 6.9.2017
  28. [EN] University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg (2017) Intellectual Property Enforcement and Fundamental Rights, 25.4.2017
  29. [EN] Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Munich, Germany (2017) Injunctions against intermediaries: accountable but not liable? 23-24.3.2017
  30. [EN] University of Cambridge (CIPIL), Cambridge, United Kingdom (2017)  The Human Right to Intellectual Property in the EU Charter, 11.3.2017
  31. [EN] University of Amsterdam (IViR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2017) The Need For Reform: Where We Stand? 14.1.2017
  32. [EN] Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland (2016) Fair IP Conference: Conduct or Ownership? 24-25.11.2016
  33. [EN] GRUR/JIPLP, Berlin (2016) ‘(Non-)Regulation of online platforms and internet intermediaries: state of play, visions, and next steps in Germany, UK, the Netherlands and at EU level’: View from the Netherlands, 14.11.2016
  34. [EN] Stanford Law School's Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic, Palo Alto (2016) Seminar: “Strategic Litigation in Europe”, 13.4.2016
  35. [EN] Stanford Law School, Center for Internet and Society, Palo Alto (2016) Seminar: Accountable, Not Liable: How Injunctions Against Intermediaries Change Intermediary Liability In Europe, 13.4.2016
  36. [EN] National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India (2015) Seminar: Enforcing Copyright against intermediaries: case of website blocking , 4.12.2015
  37. [EN] Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan (2015) Seminar: Liability of Internet Intermediaries: New European Case-law Developments, 10.10.2015
  38. [EN] The Korea Internet Corporations Association, Seoul, South Korea (2015) Talk at the Panel on a Right to be Forgotten, 11.9.2015
  39. [EN] The Ministry of Justice of Russian Federation, St. Petersburg, Russia (2015) International Legal Forum: Human rights issues surrounding the website blocking, 27-30.5.2015
  40. [EN] WIPO & Slovak Industrial Property Office, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia (2015) Doing Business Internationally: Internet Issues of IPRs, 28.4.2015
  41. [EN] Trnava University, Bratislava, Slovakia (2015) Copyright and Trade Mark Reform in Slovakia 2015: New Slovak Copyright Act, 31.3.2015
  42. [EN] Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2015) Violent Online Political Extremism: Intermediary Liability and Human Rights, 5-6.3.2015
  43. [EN] Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic: ČSESP Conference - National Constitutional Systems and the EU (2014) Data retention in Slovakia, 18.12.2014
  44. [EN] Stanford University, Palo Alto (2014) OSJI-CIS Workshop on Intermediary Liability, 15.12.2014
  45. [EN] Stanford University, Center for Internet and Society, Palo Alto, United States (2016) Accountable, Not Liable: How Injunctions Against Intermediaries Change Intermediary Liability In Europe, 13.4.2016 
  46. [SK] Trnava University & BPM, Bratislava, Slovakia (2015) Electronic communication in financial services: contracting and liability in tort, 9.11.2015
Other talks

Talks based on call for papers:
  1. [EN] Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, EIPIP Annual Conference (2016) Accountable, not liable: injunctions against intermediaries, 4.9.2016
  2. [EN]  Philadelphia, United States, 23rd International Conference of Europeanists (2016) The Role of the Proportionality Principle in the Intellectual Property Case-Law (Philadelphia, United States) - 16.4.2016
  3. [EN] Dallas, United States, INTA (2013) Website blocking and in rem injunctions, 6.5.2013
  4. [SK] Trnava University, Trnava, Trnava Legal Days (2012) Exercise of the cease and desist claim in the Cyberspace [Uplatňovanie negatórneho nároku v kyberpriestore] 20-21.9.2012
  5. [EN] Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic; Cyberspace Confernce (2012) Website blocking: an effective remedy or an infringement "plaster"? [Blokovanie webstránok: efektívny prostriedok ochrany alebo len náplasť na porušenie práv]  1.12.2012
Other talks
  1. [EN] Young Presidents' Organization, Prague, Czech Republic, How to compete with big data? (2018) 3rd of April 2018
  2. [EN] European Commission: DG Connect, Brussels, Belgium (2018) SDO Governance and IPR Policy Workshop - 22nd and 23rd March 2018
  3. [EN] European Commission: DG Connect, Brussels, Belgium (2017) Policy-Industry Workshop on Tackling Illegal Content
  4. [EN] Accountable, Not Liable: Injunctions Against Intermediaries – Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich, Germany) 12 January 2016
  5. [EN] Courts, Privacy and Data Protection in the Digital Environment (Maastricht University, Brussels) 2015
  6. [EN] Fundamental Rights - Summer School on Fundamental Rights (Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech republic) July 2015
  7. [SK] Digital public administration and fundamental rights – Comenius University (Bratislava, Slovakia) 18 December 2015
  8. [EN] Guest Lecture on Intermediary Liability - Trnava University (Trnava, Slovakia) 2015;
  9. [EN] Workshop for Junior Researchers on the Law and Economics of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (Ringberg, Germany) 2014;
  10. [EN] Workshop on Intermediary Liability (Berkeley University, Berkeley) 2014 
  11. [EN] Summer School on European Information Law - European Academy of Law and ICT (Reichenau, Austria) 2014
  12. [EN] Winter School on Intellectual Property - Masaryk University (Brno, Czech republic) 2014
  13. [SK] Public Interest in the Copyright Law. Exceptions and Limitations - Third Czecho-Slovak copyright seminar (Bratislava, Slovakia) 2013;
  14. [EN] Use of FLA outside of the Free Software Communities? [Použitie FLA mimo komunít slobodného softvéru] - Hackerspace (Budapest, Hungary) 2012
  15. [EN] Keyword advertising in Chinese and European case-law [Inzercia na kľúčové slová v čínskej a európskej jurisprudencii] - Rouse (Beijing, China) 2011


  • [EN] Tilburg University, (2016, 2017, 2018) Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property Law in Law and Technology Master Programm
  • [EN] Tilburg University, (2016, 2017) Intellectual Property Law in Global Law Bachelor program
  • [EN] Tilburg University, (2017) Creativity and Law [Bachelor program]
  • [EN] JADS, (2016, 2017) Intellectual Property and Privacy in Data Science and Entrepreneurship Master program

  • [EN] Central European University, Department of Law, Budapest Hungary (2018), [course]: Legal Aspects of Internet and Electronic Commerce [Master program]
  • [EN] Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany (2015; 2016) [course]: Introduction to European Intellectual Property Law [Master program]
  • [EN] The University of Strasbourg, CEIPI, Strasbourg, France (2017) [advanced training]: Intermediary Liability, Freedom of Expression and IPR Enforcement
  • [EN] Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (2013, 2014, 2015) tutoring and occasionally supplementing classes
Scholarly activities
  • Member of Scientific Committee and co-organizer of ‘TILTing Perspectives’ (15-17/5/2019)
  • Organizer of a workshop: Mapping Flexibilities for Injunctive Relief in Patent Law: What Can the Member States of the European Union and the United States Learn From Each Other? (29/6/2018) Tilburg
  • Co-organizer of a Seminar Data Access in the European Digital Single Market (25/5/2018)
  • Member of Scientific Committee for TILEC Workshop on Economic Governance of Data-driven Markets (12-13/10/2017)
  • Member of Scientific Committee for ‘Competition, Standardization, and Innovation’ (18-19/12/2017)
  • Member of Scientific Committee and co-organizer of ‘Competition Policy and Regulation in Media and Telecommunications: Bridging Law and Economics’ (1-2/6/2017)
  • Member of Scientific Committee and co-organizer of ‘TILTing Perspectives’ (17-19/5/2017)
  • Organizer of the TILT’s Expert Workshop ‘ECtHR’s Case-law on Intermediary Liability’ (5/7/2016)
  • Organizer of the TILEC’s Expert workshop on the functioning of SSOs (14/6/16), Tilburg
  • The initiator of ‘Intermediary Liability and Human Rights’, an informal network of researchers from all across Europe (Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, UK, Spain, Switzerland)
  • Coordinator of the Special Interest Group ‘Intellectual Property’ at the European Law Institute (ELI) 
Expert Committees
    • Appointed Member of the EU Group of Experts for the Observatory on the Online Platform Economy (9/2018-present)
    • Designated Member of the EU Expert Group on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (10/2014–05/2017)
    • Member of the Expert Academic Group for the European Commission’s study on ‘The Liability Regime and Notice-and- Action Procedures SMART 2016/0039’
    • Invited Expert Observer at Council of Europe Committee of experts on Internet Intermediaries (MSI-NET) (2016-2017)
    • Expert for Council of Europe on the issue of freedom of expression for the project ‘Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)’
    • Member of the Panel of Experts at Digital Freedom Fund
    Peer-reviewing scholarship
    • Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice (JIPLP)
    • Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law (JIPITEC)
    • SCRIPTed Journal
    • The European Journal of Law and Technology (EJLT)
    • Modern Law Review
    • Masaryk Journal for Law and Technology (MUJTL)
    • Revue pro právo a technologie
    • Hart Publishing (book proposals)
    • Edward Elgar (book proposals)
    • Wolters Kluwer (book proposals)
    • C.H.Beck (book proposals)
    • American Academy in Berlin (fellowship projects)

    Editing activity
    • Editor of a dedicated paper symposium ’Intermediary Liability as a Human Rights Issue’ with Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law (JIPITEC) – 8(3)(2017) (over 30 submissions)
    Awards & Scholarships
    • DAAD (2010), SPP foundation (2010), Scholarship of Czech Republic (2009-2010), Pavol Jozef Safarik University scholarship for excellent academic results (2007,2008,2009,2010,2011), prize of the rector for academic achievements (2011); Graduated summa cum laude; Max Planck Society Scholarship (2012-2015); Scholarship of Bayerische Amerika-Akademie (2014); LEAF Slovak Professionals Abroad (2015);
    Internal and External Research projects
    • TILT & TILEC Data portability project 2016-2019
    • TILEC IPR Remedies project 2016-2019
    • National expert for Council of Europe/the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law for the report ‘Filtering, blocking and take-down of illegal content on the Internet’ <>
    • Project leader for Study on the role of intermediaries: Summary of the public consultation for the European Commission (co-authored with Prof. Ronald Leenes)<>
    • Project member for the "Study on the Interplay of Standard Developing Organisations and Intellectual Property Right Systems in the ICT Industry" (JRC/SVQ/2016/J.3/0003/OC) for the European Commission
    • National expert for Public Domain Calculator conducted by Institute for Information Law (IViR) of Amsterdam University (Netherlands)
    • National expert for INVODAS project - (Interessenausgleich im Rahmen der Vorratsdatenspeicherung) focusing on the constitutionality of data retention regulation conducted by Institute for European Media Law (EMR) in Saarbrücken (Germany);
    • ALAI National Report on German liability of intermediaries (coordinated by Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law)

    Funding & else
    • European Commission (15k) [intermediary liability: public consultation], 
    • Joint Research Center of the European Commission (195k) [standardization governance & IPR rules] (co-app) 
    • Phillips (40k) [data portabilty] (co-app)
    • Tilburg Law School (102k) [data portability] (co-app) 
    • Dutch University Teaching Qualification (BKO) - obtained in 2017

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