A panel of renowned expert researchers from the area of IT Law and Legal Informatics:

Prof. Dr. Georg Borges

Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

  • Since 2014, Prof. Dr. Georg Borges, holds the Professorial Chair of Civil Law, Legal Informatics, German and International Business Law and Legal Theory at the Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany and is the managing director of the University’s Institute of Legal Informatics.
  • He studies Law at the University of Frankfurt/Main, the University of Geneva and the University of Bonn, and also studied economics at the Fern Universität Hagen.
  • Post graduation Prof. Borges practiced as a lawyer and worked as research associate at the University of Cologne, before being promoted to the position of a professor in 2004. From 2004 to 2014, he was Professor of Law at the Ruhr-University Bochum. He also sat as a Judge at the State Court of Appeals, Hamm Circuit for several years and dealt with numerous corporate and commercial civil law matters.
  • His current research focuses on topics related to autonomous systems, the internet of things, cloud computing and German and European Data Protection Law.

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dominik Brodowski

Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

  • Since 2018 Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dominik Brodowski is junior professor for criminal law and criminal procedural law at Saarland University.
  • Since 2013, Assistant lecturer at the Albstadt-Sigmaringen University of Applied Sciences for the career integrated master's program "Digital Forensics.
    Studied law at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and completed his LL.M. at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • After his doctorate, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dominik Brodowski worked as research associate at the Open Competence Centre for Cyber Security and the Institute for Criminal Science and Philosophy of Law at Goethe University.
    Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dominik Brodowski is a Senior Fellow at Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Centre for Business Ethics Research, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Research expertise in the areas of criminal law, digitalization and IT-Security, Foundations and limits of criminal law, and Europeanization and Internationalization of Criminal law and Criminal procedural law

Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge

Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

  • Prof. Sorge is juris-Professor of Legal Informatics at Saarland University
  • Prof. Sorge completed his studies at Information Engineering and Management at the University of Karlsruhe.
  • He previously worked as a research scientist at NEC Laboratories Europe and as an assistant professor at the University of Paderborn.
  • Together with Prof. Dr. Georg Borges he is a director at the Institute of Legal Informatics.
  • Prof. Sorge’s research interests lie in Privacy Enhancing Technologies, applications of cryptography in network security, and informational law issues related to security and data protection. 

Daniel Braun 

TU München 

Nikolas Hamm 

Manager, Institute of Legal Informatics 

Dr. Christian Müller (commitment pending)

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für künstliche Intelligenz

Marc Hauer 

TU Kaiserslautern 

Veronika Lazar  

Saarland University 

Denny Mattern 

Fraunhofer FOKUS

Sonja Oleownik 

Saarland University 

Marc A. Ostoja-Starzewski  

Saarland University 

Dr. Andreas Sesing

Manager, Institute of Legal Informatics 

Puria Sheikhipour 

Saarland University 

Timo Speith 

Saarland University 

Alessia Zornetta 

Saarland University 

Maximilian Leicht 

Saarland University 

Andreas Rebmann 

Saarland University 

Bianca Steffes 

Saarland University 

Adrian Kreutzer 

Saarland University 

Sven Hilpisch 

Saarland University