Student researchers

  • Doris Buijs

    Hi! My name is Doris, I'm 24 years old and I'm an Information Law student at the UvA. During my time at the GFF Project, I'll look into the legal uncertainties libraries face when lending e-books.

  • Mitchell White

    Hi I'm Mitchell. I follow the master's programme Information Law at the University of Amsterdam. I have a keen interest in IP-law, privacy and the legal issues which technological developments entail in these areas of the law. At the Information Law & Policy Lab, I'll be working on a copyright issue regarding libraries e-lending. Together with two co-students, we will propose a solution for this problem.

  • Max Kosian

    Hi, I'm Max, and I'm a student-researcher at the ILP-lab for the 2021/2022 academic year. I'm currently enrolled at the Information law programme at the Uva, and in my capacity as student-researcher I'll be helping Global Witness research discriminatory ad-targeting practices by Facebook.

  • Jaydee Zandgrond

    My name is Jaydee (25) and I am a student-researcher for the ILP Lab 2022. I am currently enrolled at the University of Amsterdam. My interest lie within the field of Information Law and in particular the privacy component of this field. Me and my fellow student-researchers will be assisting Global Witness with research on the discriminatory ad-targeting practices by Facebook.  

  • Inger van den Beukel

    My name is Inger and I am very excited to be part of the ILP-lab team 2021/2022! I joined the ILP Lab as a student-researcher as part of the LLM Information law programme. I will be working on the project for Global Witness on discriminatory ad-targeting practices by Facebook. This project suits me well as I am interested in the effect of disruptive technologies like AI on today's society.


  • João Quintais

    João is the co-director of the ILP Lab. João is an Assistant Professor at the IViR. Starting with a focus on copyright law, João’s research agenda has developed along three research strands: intellectual property and new technologies; copyright law and its (algorithmic) enforcement; and the role and responsibilities of large-scale platforms. João is also Co-Managing Editor of the widely read Kluwer Copyright Blog, member of the European Copyright Society, member of the Information, Communication & the Data Society (ICDS) initiative at the UvA, and the Netherlands Network of Human Rights Research (Working Group Human Rights in the Digital Age). João has published extensively in the area of information law. He can be reached at

  • Ot van Daalen

    Ot van Daalen is the Managing Director of the Lab. Ot is a researcher and lecturer in the field of privacy and security. He is also the founder of a law firm specialised in privacy and security, Root Legal. He is working on a PhD thesis on the human rights-compatibility of the regulation of information security technologies. Previously, he worked at the Dutch Data Protection Authority and founded the Dutch digital rights movement Bits of Freedom. There he was closely involved in the creation of legislation in the field of privacy and internet freedom. Before launching Bits of Freedom, Ot worked for years at law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. He is an experienced speaker and is regularly asked an expert in the media. He can be reached at

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council of the Lab regularly provides advice to the office on its strategy. It consists of: