MPlegal opens new office in Brussels

MPlegal is pleased to announce that it has opened up a new office in Brussels, Belgium. Through its presence in the capital of Europe MPlegal intends to provide more comprehensive services to its international clients, while staying close to EU law developments particularly in the fields of personal data protection and intellectual property rights protection. Its office is also expected to be active in applied research projects in related fields.

Vagelis Papakonstantinou, professor at the Faculty of Law and Criminology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Vagelis Papakonstantinou has been appointed a professor at the Faculty of Law & Criminology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. While working for the Brussels Privacy Hub and the Research Group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS) his research will continue to focus on personal data protection, both from an EU and an international perspective; Special emphasis will be placed on supervision, in particular Data Protection Authorities’ global cooperation. New research topics will include cybersecurity, digital personhood and computer programmes.