Virtual Workshop on November 1: Symeon C. Symeonides on Infringement of Personality Rights via the Internet



On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, the Hamburg Max Planck Institute will host its 27th monthly virtual workshop Current Research in Private International Law at 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. (CET). Symeon C. Symeonides (Willamette University College of Law) will speak, in English, about the topic

Infringement of personality rights via the internet: Jurisdiction and applicable law

Conflicts of laws arising from infringement of personality rights have always been difficult, if only because they implicate conflicting societal values, such as freedom of speech and access to information, on the one hand, and protection of reputation and privacy, on the other hand. The ubiquity of the internet has dramatically increased the frequency and intensity of these conflicts. The speaker will present a proposed international model law that aspires to facilitate the resolution of these conflicts in a practical, efficient, and balanced way.

The presentation will be followed by open discussion. All are welcome. More information and sign-up here.

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