Yaniv Benhamou

Panel Session 1 : Self-regulation & Certification: An Appropriate Tool to Regulate Big Data and AI-industries

CV (EN): Yaniv Benhamou (Ph.D., attorney-at-law and lecturer at the University of Geneva) lectures and publishes in the areas of Intellectual Property, Art Law and Emerging Technologies (incl. Digital Humanities, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence). He is also executive director of the WIPO-UniGE Summer School on Intellectual Property as well as the Internet Law Summer School, and Member of the Board of the Art-Law Centre Geneva. He was recently a Visiting Researcher at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University (2018) as well as the Centre for Media and Communications Law at Melbourne University (2016), author of the WIPO report on copyright challenges of museums, of the WIPO guide on Big Data (forthcoming) and in charge of the Policy Paper on Digitization of Museum Collections. Besides his academic activities, he is attorney-at-law in a Swiss law firm, where he advises and represents clients before courts with regard to Intellectual Property, Technology Law and Data Protection. In addition to these legal activities, he participates in associative and cultural activities in the field of Art and Music, in particular he founded lab-of-arts and Artists Rights, free legal consultations for Swiss artists (i.e. Swiss volunteer lawyers for the arts) https://www.lenzstaehelin.com/people/attorneys/profile/1007/yaniv-benhamou/