Nikolas Guggenberger

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Executive Director, Information Society Project


Nikolas Guggenberger is a Clinical Lecturer in Law, a Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. His research focuses on the intersection of law and technology, specifically platform regulation, privacy, the automation of law, and the future of private law. 

 

FULL BIOGRAPHY
Nikolas Guggenberger

Education & Curriculum Vitae


LL.M., Stanford Law School, 2014
Ph.D., University of Freiburg School of Law, 2014
J.D. equivalent, University of Freiburg School of Law, 2010

Courses Taught


  • Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic
  • Advanced Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic

Nikolas Guggenberger is a Clinical Lecturer in Law, a Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. His research focuses on the intersection of law and technology, specifically platform regulation, privacy, the automation of law, and the future of private law. He is especially interested in artificial intelligence and algorithmic governance. Guggenberger has frequently advised government entities, served as an expert witness and on advisory committees, mainly on matters relating to financial technology, financial markets regulation, digital policy, and media law.

From 2016 to 2019, Guggenberger held an appointment as the RWTÜV Foundation Assistant Professor at the University of Münster School of Law where he taught contract, consumer protection, copyright, and information law. From 2014 to 2016, he served as a policy advisor to Jakob von Weizsäcker at the European Parliament in Brussels, working in the field of banking and financial markets regulation as well as monetary and economic policy. From 2010 to 2012, he clerked at the district court of Freiburg, Germany. In parallel to his doctoral research, he worked as a teaching assistant and research associate to Professor Boris P. Paal at the Institute for Media and Information Law at the University of Freiburg School of Law. He has also taught at the University of Virginia School of Law and the University of São Paulo Law School.