The team is joined by: GuestKats Mirko Brüß, Rosie Burbidge, Nedim Malovic, Frantzeska Papadopoulou, Mathilde Pavis, and Eibhlin Vardy; by InternKats Ieva Giedrimaite, Rose Hughes, and Cecilia Sbrolli; and by Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo (TechieKat), Hayleigh Bosher (Book Review Editor), and Tian Lu (Asia Correspondent).

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Sunday Surprises

The Online content regulation at the crossroads of automation and injunctions: the way forward event is taking place on 20 November 2017 at the University of Southampton. The speakers are Dr. Micheál Ó Floinn, Dr. Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon, Dr. Eleonora Rosati, Dr. Luke McDonagh and Karmen Turk. Among other topics, it will discuss the international challenges regarding online enforcement, illegal content and human rights, online courts, and intermediary IP injunctions. More details, here.

A kitten in a box
The FAST (Federation Against Software Theft) Legal Advisory Group Meeting will take place on 28 November 2017 at the Palace of Westminster in London. The theme of the meeting is Copyright enforcement and the law: two subjects that will not go away quietly. The event is hosted by The Right Honourable Earl of Erroll and will have Dai Davis, Kieron Sharp, and Eleonora Rosati as speakers. It will consider the criminalization of copyright law, illicit streaming and the legal implications for makers and users of Kodi boxes. More information, here.

IP/IT Law Lecturer vacancy. The Faculty of Law of the University of Brussels is looking for an Adjunct Lecturer in International Law of IP/IT and Data Protection for the LL.M. in the International Business Law program. The position involves two teaching periods and thesis supervision. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Law and demonstrate outstanding teaching competency through relevant working experience and publications. Apply before 1 December 2017 by sending a cover letter and CV to the Academic Coordinator of the program (pmeisel@ulb.ac.be). More information, here.

Internship at the European Parliament. Marietje Schaake, member of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Tech, is looking for an intern to start on 29 January 2018. Applicants should have good English (both spoken and written) and be a student at the end of the BA or at the beginning of an MA program, preferably in the field of foreign affairs, international trade or digital issues. The position will last five months. Apply before 11 December 2017 at 12:00 by sending a cover letter and CV in one pdf file to marietje.schaake@europarl.europa.eu. More details, here.

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