Worku Gedefa Urgessa

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Background

Worku Gedefa Urgessa is a doctoral fellow at the NRCCL in the Department of Private Law, University of Oslo. Worku received his LLB in 2009 by winning a Gold Medal as an outstanding student of the year from Haramaya University (Ethiopia). He, then, joined Addis Ababa University to read LLM in Business Law which he completed with distinction in 2011. He also holds LLM in Information and Communications Technology from the University of Oslo (2016). After completing the latter, Worku worked as Research Assistant under the aegis of the SIGNAL project for six months. Formerly, he worked as a Lecturer (2011-2014) at Ambo University’s School of Law (Ethiopia).

Areas of interest

  • Data Protection Law

  • Internet Governance

  • Information Security

Publications

Urgessa, Worku Gedefa (2016). The Protective Capacity of the Criterion of ‘Identifiability’ under EU Data Protection Law, European Data Protection Law Review. ISSN 2364-2831

Urgessa, Worku Gedefa (2016). The Feasibility of Applying EU Data Protection Law to Biological Materials: Challenging ‘Data’ as Exclusively Informational. Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law. ISSN: 2190-3387

 

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Publications

  • Urgessa, Worku Gedefa (2016). The Feasibility of Applying EU Data Protection Law to Biological Materials: Challenging ‘Data’ as Exclusively Informational. Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law.  ISSN 2190-3387.
  • Urgessa, Worku Gedefa (2016). The Protective Capacity of the Criterion of ‘Identifiability’ under EU Data Protection Law. European Data Protection Law Review.  ISSN 2364-2831.

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