Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2013


Till Jaeger

Till Jaeger has been a partner at JBB Rechtsanwaelte since 2001. He is a Certified Copyright and Media Law Attorney and advises large and medium-sized IT businesses as well as government authorities and software developers on matters involving contracts, licensing and online use.

One particular focus of Till Jaeger's work is on the legal issues created by free and open source software (FOSS). He is co-founder of the Institute for Legal Aspects of Free & Open Source Software (ifrOSS), contributing to its work with academic publications, lectures and seminars in the fields of software law and copyright law. He provides advice on compliance with open source licenses and on compatibility issues, and helps developers and software companies to enforce licenses both in Germany and beyond.

Till Jaeger is member of the Institute for Legal Questions on Free and Open Source Software (ifrOSS) in Germany which he co-founded in 2000 to perform research on legal questions regarding the Open Source model. ifrOSS was involved in several legislative projects on the national and European level, such as the implementation of the EU Information Society Directive in Germany, the German Copyright License Act and the discussion on the proposal for a directive on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions.

Till Jaeger represented the project in several lawsuits to enforce the GPL and has published several articles and books related to legal questions of Free and Open Source Software. He was member of the Committee C in the GPLv3 drafting process.



Title Day Room Track Start End
What is a derivative work under European Copyright Law? Saturday K.3.201 Legal issues 12:00 12:45