Invited Overseas Researchers | Martin Husovec

Martin Husovec  
Mr. Martin Husovec
Assistant Professor, University of Tilburg (Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society & Tilburg Law and Economics Center)

 Visiting Term

2 September 2015 - 31 Octber 2015

 Research Theme

“The scope of trade mark rights in the light of new technological uses: is there a need for harmonization?”


I have obtained a law degree from the Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice and undertook my Ph.D. studies at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich. I have previously worked for NGOs and law firms focusing on the intellectual property issues in Slovakia, Germany and China. Since October 2015, I am Assistant Professor in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands.


[Selected Articles]

  • [EN] Privately Litigated Disconnecting Injunctions In The International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), Vol 2/2015
  • [EN] The End of Meta Search Engines in Europe? In 14 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. , Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-15
  • [EN] CJEU Allowed Website Blocking Injunctions With Some Reservations In Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Volume 9 Issue 7 July 2014
  • [EN] Case Comment on Pinckney In The International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), Volume 46 - 2 Issue
  • [EN] ECHR Rules on Liability of ISPs as a Restriction of Freedom of Speech In Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice Vol. 9 (2), January 2014
  • [EN] Injunctions against innocent third parties: case of website blocking. In Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law (JIPITEC), Vol. 4 (2) 2013
  • [SK] Public Interest in Copyright law. Exceptions and Limitations, restrictively? [Verejný záujem v autorskom práve. Výnimky a obmedzenia, reštriktívne?] In Právny obzor Vol. 5/2013

[Selected Books]

  • [SK] HUSOVEC, M. Liability on the Internet under Czech and Slovak law [Zodpovednosť na internete podľa českého a slovenského práva]. CZ.NIC, 2014
  • [EN] ADAMOVÁ, Z., HUSOVEC, M., Slovak Chapter. VANHEES, H. (ed.) International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Intellectual Property. Kluwer Law International, 2014.