Sylvia Jakob, LL.M. (Edinburgh), solicitor (n.p.)

Research Associate

  • IT/IP Law, specializing in Legal Protection of Computer Software and FOSS

Curriculum Vitae

2004 - 2008 LL.B. (Hons.) First Class, University of Abertay Dundee
2008 - 2009 Diploma of Legal Practice, Glasgow Graduate School of Law
2009 - 2011 LL.M. Innovation, Technology and Law, University of Edinburgh
January 2010 - January 2012 Traineeship with Hamilton Burns WS and EMC Solicitors Glasgow (UK)
Since January 2012 Solicitor and Notary Public at EMC Solicitors in Glasgow (UK)
Since September 2012 Research Associate at the Institute for Legal Informatics in Hannover and Coordinator of the LLB Programme focusing on IP and IT Law
March 2013 - March 2014 Research Fellow at the Shuttleworth Foundation in the project 'ContributorAgreements.org'
Since April 2014 Doctoral Candidate at the chair for Civil Law, Intellectual Property, IT Law and International Civil Law (Prof. Dr. Axel Metzger LL.M. (Harvard)) – now holding a chair at the Humboldt University of Berlin
Since June 2014 Professional translations and proofreading (English German - German English) of juridicial texts
Since March 2015 Preparation of the German state examination for forein, European lawyers (EuRAG) to be admitted as a German Rechtsanwalt
Since May 2015 Coordinator of the International Summerschool in IT-Law called IN SITU, Insitut for Legal Informatics