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Akadimias 45                                gyannop[at]law.uoa[dot]gr

2nd Floor, Room 2                        


Georgios is Assοciate Professor for IT Law and Legal Informatics at the Law School, University of Athens.  Since 2015 he directs the Laboratory of Law and Informatics. He has studied law (LLB) at the University of Athens and has a PhD from the University of London, where he has also taught and conducted post-doctoral research. He also has professional qualifications in computer programming and system analysis. He is a qualified Lawyer registered to the Athens Bar Association and admitted to the Supreme Court (Areios Pagos). He is the author of 4 books and more than 40 articles and contributions to collective works.

Currently taught subjects: Undergraduate: Legal Informatics, Information Technology Law (Erasmus). Postgraduate: Legal Informatics, Artificial Intelligence, Information Society and Law.

Main research areas: All aspects of the interaction of law with technology, Internet Law and Regulation, Protection of Personal Data, Legal Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Electronic Signatures and Integrity of Transactions over the Internet, Privacy and Secrecy of Communications, Electronic Crime and Fraud and Protection of Intellectual Property.

Languages: Greek (mother tongue), English, Russian, French, German (basic).



G. N. Yannopoulos, Introduction to Legal Informatics, Athens 2018 [in Greek], pp xvii+222.

K. Christodoulou / G. Yannopoulos (Eds) in G. Kalogerakis, The Law of the Internet, Public, Private, Criminal, 2017 [in Greek].

G.N. Yannopoulos, The Liability of Internet Intermediaries (in Greek), Athens, 2013, pp xii+370.

G. N. Yannopoulos, Information Flows in the Internet, Technology & Legal Regulation (in Greek), Athens, 2002, pp. 192.

G. N. Yannopoulos , Modelling the Legal Decision Process for Information Technology Applications in Law, Electronic Commerce Series, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 1998. (PhD Thesis), xxiv+337.

Selected Articles / Papers

G. N. Yannopoulos, The liabilities of the Controller in Kotsalis-Menoudakos (eds): GDPR Legal dimension and practical implementation, 2018 (in Greek, with L. Mitrou & Gr. Tsolias).

G. N. Yannopoulos, GDPR: The new obligations and the liability of the Data Controller (in Greek), Journal of Administrative Law 2, 2017.

G. N. Yannopoulos, The Immunity of Internet intermediaries reconsidered? in M. Taddeo - L. Floridi (eds.) The Responsibilities of Online Service Providers, Springer, 2017, 43.

G. N. Yannopoulos, The Liability of Internet Intermediaries and Disclosure Obligations in Greece in G. Dinwoodie (ed.), Secondary Liability of Internet Service Providers, Springer, 2017, 317.

G. N. Yannopoulos, Introduction – chapter on Technology - Media -Electronic Communications -Internet, Greek Law Digest, 2016, 566.

G. N. Yannopoulos, Social Network Terms and Community Policies v Applicable Laws in Ε. Alexandropoulou-Egyptiadou & Μ. Bottis (eds.), Lifting the barriers to empower the future of Information Law and Ethics, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics, University of Macedonia Press, Thessaloniki, 2015, 520.


Since 2015 Georgios is the Director of the laboratory of Law and Informatics