For the last six years I've been Deputy Manager of the German Digital Library & National Aggragator of Europeana, now I'm an acadamic occupationally, as I've got appointed the first professor for Open Access & Open Data in Germany at the University of Applied Science Potsdam. I'm an expert in (copyright) legal questions of our digital cultural heritage, as well of the economic aspects associated. As national project lead I was responsible for the national adaption of the Creative commons licenses 1.0 and recently translated the rights statements & facilitates their further development.