Prof Dr Axel Metzger

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Prof Dr Axel Metzger

Professor of Civil Law and Intellectual Property Law

Axel Metzger has been Professor of Civil Law and Intellectual Property Law, in particular Intellectual Property Law, at the Law Faculty of the Humboldt University of Berlin since 2014. From 2008-2014 he held a professorship at Leibniz University Hanover and was visiting professor in Basel, Shanghai and at the Bucerius Law School.
From 2017 to 2019 it was founding director at the Weizenbaum Institute for the networked society.
He is the author of numerous articles on German, European and international intellectual property law and has repeatedly participated as an expert in hearings of the German Bundestag, various ministries and EU institutions on reform projects in copyright and patent law. One of his main areas of research is European copyright law and, in particular, information technology issues.


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