Miquel Peguera

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Affiliate Scholar

Miquel Peguera, Associate Professor of Law at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) (Barcelona, Spain). PhD in Law, University of Barcelona (2006), with a dissertation on the liability of Internet intermediaries. Visiting Scholar at the University of Columbia School of Law (2007-08). His research focuses on the legal aspects of the information society, and particularly on ISPs’ liability. His publications include “When the Cached Link is the Weakest Link: Search Engine Caches under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act”, 56 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 589 (2009); “The DMCA Safe Harbors and Their European Counterparts: A Comparative Analysis of Some Common Problems”, 32 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 481 (2009). He is the author of the book La exclusión de responsabilidad de los intermediarios en Internet (Comares, 2007) and editor of the handbook Principios de Derecho de la Sociedad de la Información (Aranzadi, 2010). A list of publications can be found at http://ispliability.wordpress.com/about/

Co-editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law (jipitec.eu). Before joining the academia, he worked as a lawyer in Barcelona. Prof. Peguera blogs on ISP liability at http://ispliability.wordpress.com/