Prof. Dr. Gerald Spindler, born 1960, studied Law and Economics in Frankfurt a.M., Hagen, Genf and Lausanne. He is a full tenured Professor for Civil Law, Commercial and Economic Law, Comparative Law, Multimedia- and Telecommunication Law at the University of Goettingen/Germany where he, among other topics, is mainly occupied with legal issues regarding E-commerce, i.e., Internet and Telecommunication Law. He has been elected as a full tenured Member of the German Academy of Sciences, Goettingen, 2004. Apart from teaching, various books and commentaries, more than 300 articles in law reviews, as well as expert legal opinions are published by Professor Spindler. He is editor of two of the most renowned German law reviews covering the whole area of cyberspace law and telecommunication law as well as co-editor of international journals on copyright law.