Emily M. Weitzenboeck is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein’s Oslo office and is part of the firm’s IP and Technology Law practice. Her areas of expertise are: data protection/privacy; electronic commerce, consumer protection, IPR, business networks and Internet governance. Weitzenboeck was awarded a Ph.D. by the University of Oslo in 2010 for her thesis subsequently published as A Legal Framework for Emerging Business Models: Dynamic Networks as Collaborative Contracts (Edward Elgar). She has published several other works, is a frequent speaker at conferences as well as a lecturer and examiner at the Norwegian Research Centre for Computers and Law, University of Oslo and at the University of Malta. In particular, Emily has taught and is a frequent examiner in both English Law of Contract and Electronic Commerce Law at the University of Oslo. Her legal background from Malta, England and Norway has made her particularly sensitive to the interplay of common and civil law.
Weitzenboeck has counseled IT firms in the licensing of their IPRs in Norway and abroad, conducted studies on various IT law issues such as medical health data and has previously also practiced in Malta in IT and IP law. She is fluent in Norwegian, English, Maltese and Italian and has basic knowledge of French and German.