Gijs van Til

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Gijs van Til works as project researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam. In this capacity he is involved in several of the Institute's ongoing research projects, ranging from the future of copyright to the legal implications of the use of artificial intelligence & automated decision-making. During his studies in both Private and Information Law Gijs gained profound knowledge of the Dutch and European legal system and developed his interest for the intersect between law and technology. A paper which he wrote in the course of his study about the relationship between copyright and search engines was published in a Dutch scientific journal. He wrote his master thesis about the proposed use of self-/coregulatory measures to tackle online disinformation. In addition to his study, Gijs functioned as legal advisor and chairman of Clinic, in which capacity he lead a team of twelve students providing free legal advice to individuals and startups on issues ranging from intellectual property to privacy. He currently still functions as board member and treasurer of Clinic.