Dr Nicholas Gervassis
Profiles

Dr Nicholas Gervassis

Lecturer in Law

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Qualifications

Ph.D in Law (University of Edinburgh)

LL.M. in Innovation, Technology and the Law (University of Edinburgh)

LL.B. (Hons.) (Demokritos University of Thrace, Greece)

FHEA (Fellow of The Higher Education Academy)

Professional membership

The Society of Legal Scholars

Society for Computers and Law
British and Irish law education and technology association
International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy 
Socio-Legal Studies Association 
Global Internet Governance Academic Network 
Open Rights Group Academic Network

Research interests

Law & Society
Jurisprudence
Information Technology Law, Digital Rights
Intellectual Property Law
Corporate Social Responsibility
Human Rights & Civil Liberties

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals

  • "Information biopolitics: copyright law and the regulation of life in the network society", International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, 2020, DOI: 10.1080/13600869.2020.1784563 
  • (with P. Voyatzis) “Back to (con)textuality: using chat services to teach legal reasoning", European Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2017, online at http://ejlt.org/article/view/550
  • “The Dehumanisation of Law: Digital Reflections”, European Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 3, 2012, online at http://ejlt.org//article/view/102/263
  • "The 20 Questions Game: The Journey to Personhood", Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2007, pp. 155 - 185
  • - “In Search of the Value of Online Electronic Personae: Commercial MMORPGs and the Terms of Participation in Virtual Communities”, Journal of Information Law and Technology, Issue 3, 2004, online at http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/jilt/2004_3/gervassis/
  • “From Laws for Cyberspace to Cyber Laws (literally): Integration of Legal Norms into Internet Protocols & Law for Closed Digital Management Communities”, SCRIPT-ed, Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2004, pp. 307 – 318, online at http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/ahrc/scripted/issue2/cyberlaw.asp

Articles
Gervassis N 2020 'Information biopolitics: copyright law and the regulation of life in the network society' International Review of Law, Computers & Technology 1-24 , DOI PEARL
Gervassis N & Voyatzis Hernandez XP 2017 'Back to (con)textuality: using chat services to teach legal reasoning' European Journal of Law and Technology 8, (1) Publisher Site PEARL
Gervassis N 2012 'The Dehumanisation of Law: Digital Reflections' European Journal of Law and Technology 3, (3) Publisher Site
Gervassis N 2007 'The 20 Questions Game - The Journey to Personhood' Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology 1, (1) 155-185 Publisher Site
Gervassis N 2004 'In Search of the Value of Online Electronic Personae: Commercial MMORPGs and the Terms of Participation in Virtual Communities' Journal of Information, Law and Technology 3, Publisher Site
Gervassis NJ 2004 'From Laws for Cyberspace to Cyber Laws (literally): Integration of Legal Norms into Internet Protocols and Law for Closed Digital Management Communities' SCRIPT-ed 1, (2) 259-271 , DOI
Chapters
Brown A, Gervassis NJ & Mukonoweshuro R 2018 'Corporate social responsibility, intellectual property and the creative industries' in Brown A; Waelde C Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries Edward Elgar Publishing 326-348 , DOI
Conference Papers
Gervassis N & Schäfer B 2004 'How to Derive an ‘Ought’ from a ‘Can not’: Virtual Laws, Artificial Societies and the Idea of Designing out Crime in Cyberspace' Cyberspace 2004 Conference, Brno, Czech Republic 1-/-0/19001-/-0/1900