ITechLaw 2010 European Conference

28–29 October 2010 • Berlin, Germany • Hotel Adlon Kempinski

Dr. Ursula Widmer
Founding Partner, Dr. Widmer & Partners; Switzerland

Ursula Widmer has specialized exclusively for more than 25 years in Information Technology, Internet, E-Business and Telecommunications Law.  Ursula Widmer is a former member of the academic staff at the Institute of Swiss Private and Comparative Law at the University of Berne.  Her doctoral thesis addressed the subject “Liability for Software Defects."  She is a lecturer in Information Technology and Internet Law at the University of Berne and a lecturer in Information Security Law at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ).  She has written numerous publications in the field of Information Technology, the Internet, e-business and telecommunications law.

She is a member of the German Association for Law and Computer Science (DGRI) and the English Society for Computers & Law (SCL), and she is a member of the board of the German Foundation for Law and Computer Science (DSRI).  She is a former member of the Swiss Government’s Expert Commission for Cyber Crime and a former member of the Swiss Federal Data Protection Commission (Federal Arbitration and Appeal Court).

Ursula Widmer is widely recognised as a leading expert practitioner in Information Technology, the Internet, e-business and telecommunications law.  She is the Immediate Past President of the ITechLaw and she chairs its International Visiting Associate Program. She is co-chairing ITechLaw’s Seventh International Asian Conference, taking place in Bangalore, India in 2011.