2010 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting

May 20–21, 2010 • Boston, Massachusetts, USA • The Charles Hotel

Speakers

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

Dr. Ursula Widmer, Rechtsanwältin, attorney-at-law, is a member of the Swiss bar and founding partner of the law firm Dr. Widmer & Partners in Berne/Switzerland (www.widmerpartners-lawyers.com) specializing exclusively for more than 25 years in Information Technology, Internet, E-Business and Telecommunications Law.

Dr. Widmer was a member of the academic staff at the Institute of Swiss Private and Comparative Law at the University of Berne. Her thesis covered 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, Telecommunications, Internet and E-Business Law.

Dr. Widmer is a member of the German Association for Law and Computer Science (DGRI) and of the English Society for Computers & Law (SCL), and 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 Cybercrime and a former member of the Swiss Federal Data Protection Commission (federal arbitration and appeal court).

A widely recognized as a leading expert practitioner in Information Technology, Telecommunications, Internet and E-Business Law, Dr. Widmer is President of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) and chairs its International Visiting Associate Program. She is co-chairing ITechLaw’s 2010 Annual Meeting and World Conference in Boston and ITechLaw’s 7th International Asian Conference 2011 taking place in Bangalore, India.