Mauritz Kop is a Stanford Law School TTLF Fellow and Visiting Quantum & Law Scholar at Stanford University, Founder of MusicaJuridica and strategic intellectual property lawyer at AIRecht, a technology consultancy firm based in Amsterdam. His academic work on regulating AI, machine learning training data and quantum technology has been published by Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Berkeley, Physics World, IIC (Max Planck/Springer Nature), and JIPLP (Oxford) scholarly and peer reviewed journals.
Mauritz delivered copyright expertise to the European Parliament during the EU Copyright Directive legislative process, and provided recommendations to the European Commission during the codification of the Artificial Intelligence Act, the Data Governance Act and the Data Act. He teaches AI, Data & IP law at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg, and held IP, music and technology law guest teaching and lecturing positions at Leiden University, Utrecht University, Maastricht University, and Copenhagen University (CeBIL), and provided postdoc legal training to Supreme Court justices, lawyers and legal professionals at Radboud University.
Mauritz is a member of the European AI Alliance (European Commission), IPREDICT (United Nations), the Dutch Copyright Society (VvA), CLAIRE, the ECP|Platform for the Information Society, the Expert Panel on Quantum Technologies at the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), and the World Economic Forum (WEF, Quantum Ethics). He studied intellectual property law, labor law, and contract law at Stanford Law School, Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam. Mauritz is author of numerous articles, book chapters and blogs about ethical, legal, socio-economic and policy implications of exponential innovation in industrial sectors such as healthcare & medical devices, robotics, agri-food, and entertainment & art, and is a frequently asked international conference speaker on topics in the nexus of AI, Quantum and Law.
His present cross-disciplinary, comparative research focuses on quantum-ELSPI, human-centered AI, quantum/AI hybrids, sustainable disruptive innovation policy pluralism, and the interface between IP, antitrust law, distributive justice and national security strategy. In his free time Mauritz enjoys tennis, swimming, yachting, long walks on the beach, and performing classical & electronic music. Mauritz has been a Stanford Fellow since 2019, and a Visiting Scholar since 2022.