Stef van Gompel is the Executive Director of the ILP Lab. Stef is senior researcher at IViR and lecturer in intellectual property law in the LL.M. program on Information Law. He holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam, where he also finished law school cum laude, and a degree in Music Management from the Fontys Business College of Higher Education in Tilburg. Stef is secretary of the Dutch Copyright Committee (advisory committee to the Minister of Justice of the Netherlands), board member of the Dutch national group of AIPPI, board member of Stichting Reprorecht, deputy chairman of the Permanent Committee on Plagiarism (VCP), chairman of the Study group on the history of copyright of the Vereniging voor Auteursrecht and member of the editorial board of the Dutch copyright journal AMI. He can be reached at email@example.com.