Marinos Papadopoulos

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Attorney-at-Law, Greece
Open Knowledge Foundation Greece
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Dr. Marinos Papadopoulos is an Attorney-at-Law registered at the Athens Bar Association since 1996. He is a PhD (JSD equivalent) holder acquired from Athens Law School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens in the subject of copyright on the Internet with a focus on Openness. He holds a degree from Athens Law School (JD equivalent) and a Master of Science (MSc) from Boston University in the discipline of Corporate Communication & Corporate Public Relations. He also has graduate studies at Harvard University in the discipline of Internet Law as well as the George Washington University in the discipline of Management. Marinos Papadopoulos is an active participant in international fora related to Internet Law (Information Technology and Law), Information Society, and Digital Strategy, and has rich professional experience in Information Law cases (Criminal, Civil, and Business Law) of clients from Greece and abroad. He has been the Legal Lead and the creator of the Creative Commons licenses v. 2.5 & v. 3.0 in Greece; he is a founding member and member of the Board of Directors of Open Knowledge Foundation Greece and the creator of the Greek Open Data Commons (ODC) Open Database License (ODbL) of Open Knowledge Foundation. He also has extensive experience as specialized scientist and legal advisor in innovation projects funded by the European Commission and implemented in Greece and abroad (Turkey, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, French, United Kingdom, Italy, His authorship includes many scientific papers and articles as well as academic and science publications in Greece, USA, UK and India.