Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof. Dr. Herbert Zech

Lucas Lasota

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Lucas Lasota

Dr. Lucas Lasota is an international legal counsel with background in Contract and Technology Law. His experience involves research and work in the EU, Russia and Brazil.

His current research is focused on contemporary regulatory measures involving digital technologies and their impact on individual and collective rights, as well internet governance, telecommunications and
international contract law. He also is a lecturer in the field of Civil, IT and Telecommunications Law.


Selected Publications:

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(2021) Lasota L., Mehl M., et al. ‘Protecting Router Freedom in Europe’. Berlin: Free Software Foundation Europe. (Link)

(2020) Lasota, L. ‘Net Neutrality and Free Choice of Routers and Modems in Europe’, Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law (JIPITEC), (3), pp. 303–314. (Link)

(2020) Lasota, L. ‘Computer Programs and Human Rights: The Social Function of Copyright Law and Licensing Models in the European Union’, in. International Scientific Conference of Private Law, Moscow: RUDN University. 

(2020) Ku Wei Bin, G., Lasota, L. and Jaeger, T., ‘Free and Open Source Software Licensing: Frequently Asked Questions - Next Generation Internet Legal To-Dos’. Berlin: Free Software Foundation Europe. (Link)

(2020) FSFE, ‘Router Freedom challenged by new European rules’. Berlin: Free Software Foundation Europe. (Link)


Talks, seminars, workshops:

(2022) Lasota, L. 'REUSE: Developing new Standards for Software  Licensing. Berlin: Weizenbaum Institut. 

(2022) Lasota L. ‘Why Device Neutrality is important for Free Software?’. Fosdem 2022, Brussels. (Link

(2022) Lasota L. ‘Introduction to Software Law and FOSS Licensing’. FLOSS-Wekstatt, Berlin: #gnuHU - Humboldt University of Berlin. (Link)

(2021) Lasota L. ‘Net Neutrality 2.0. "Device Neutrality" and Opportunities for Free Software’. LLW, Berlin: FSFE. (Link)

(2021) Lasota L. ‘Protecting Router Freedom within the EU reform of telecom law’. Bolzano: SFSCon. (Link)

(2021) Lasota, L. ‘Net Neutrality and Free Software: The Case of Router Freedom in Europe’. FOSDEM 2021 - Policy and Legal Devroom, Brussels (Online). (Link)


University Courses:

(WS 2021-2022) Lasota, L. ‘Introduction to Software Law’. Humboldt University of Berlin. (Link)

(SS 2021) Lasota, L. `Legal Aspects of Digital Sovereignity´. Humboldt University of Berlin. (Link)

(WS 2020-2021) Lasota, L. ‘Introduction to Software Licensing in Europe’. Humboldt University of Berlin. (Link)


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