Von Humboldt Center for Internet and Society (HIIG)
With over 40,000 students and more than 9,000 employees, the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is the largest institution of research and education in Denmark. UCPH is ranked number 29 in the world (according to ARWU 2018). The Faculty of Law works towards creating greater knowledge of national and international law. Through a research-based education the Faculty ensures that its legal graduates have the skills needed to analyse and contribute to interdisciplinary and problem-oriented tasks in both the private and the public sectors in Denmark and abroad. The Faculty employs ~100 academic staff and ~50 PhD students, offering a strong international environment.
The objective of the centre of Information and Innovation Law (CIIR) at the Law Faculty is to establish a research body dealing with the legal issues within the information and innovation law areas such as copyright, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and data protection. The research of CIIR includes both national and international regulation and for some of the research projects a horizontal approach examining the commons of the various law areas. The Digital Single Market, intellectual property rights and copyright are parts of the core research fields of CIIR