Till Kreutzer, Ph. D
Associate Research Fellow
Dr. Till Kreutzer (born 1971) is a lawyer and a partner at i.e. Consultant Bureau for Information Law in Hamburg/Berlin. He is a member of the "Institute for Legal Issues of free and open Software" (ifrOSS), founding member and editor at iRights.info, the information portal on copyright in the digital world for consumers and people working in the creative industry, winner of the Grimme-Online-Award 2006. Dr. Till Kreutzer teaches copyright law, trademark law, data protection law and personality rights at various institutions (among other at the Akademie für Publizistik and the Evangelische Journalistenschule). In the context of the reform of copyright in the information society, he was invited as expert to the hearing for the federal parliament legal committee at the enactment of the “Law on Regulation of Copyright in the Information Society” (First and Second Basket”) and was a member of the main working group, which the federal government had convened to set up the “Second Basket”. He is a lecturer in E-Learning and has developed various E-Learning modules and other learning and information materials on the topic of E-Learning and law, among other things the programme “Legal Issues in E-Learning”, which was awarded with the “European eLearning Award eureleA 2008”. Furthermore, he is the author of numerous articles on topics related to information law in specialist and consumer publications (eg. GRUR, CR, MMR, ZUM, brand eins, Telepolis, Süddeutsche Zeitung, EPD Medien, Stern). His dissertation with Prof. Dr. Hoffmann-Riem concerned the model of copyright and regulation alternatives and was published at the end of 2008 at Nomos Verlag (see also www.iRights.info).