Civil Law, Legal Informatics, German and International Business Law and Legal Theory

The Chair of Civil Law, Legal Informatics, German and International Business Law and Legal Theory has been held by Prof. Dr. Georg Borges since the summer semester of 2014. Prof. Dr. Borges is the successor of Prof. Dr. Maximilian Herberger. The Institute’s  principal areas of research are civil and business law issues relating to the internet, including the cross-border aspects thereof, as well as Data Protection Law, Commercial Law (in particular Banking Law) and Corporate Law. Current projects involve looking at issues relating to the laws of Cloud Computing, Industry 4.0 and eJustice/eGovernment.


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In this BMBF-subsidised project, the Chair of Prof Borges is examining challenges and solutions relating to the conclusive verification of electronic identities in reliable Cloud Systems. More information...


In the BMBF-subsidised project »Trustworthy exchange of intellectual property in industry«, the Chair of Prof Borges is answering open legal questions relating to Enterprise Rights Management. More information...

Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing

A total of 13 papers have been published as part of the BMWi's technology programme »Trusted Cloud«. The papers serve as an introduction to the legal aspects of Cloud Computing, answer a number of legal questions and offer potential new solutions to previously unsolved issues. You can download and order copies of these papers. More information...

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