Mauritz Kop is the Founder of the Stanford Center for Responsible Quantum Technology, and a Stanford Law School TTLF Fellow at Stanford University. He is also Founder of MusicaJuridica, Director at AIRecht, and General Counsel at Daiki, a Vienna and Palo Alto headquartered unified SaaS platform committed to building a Trustworthy AI future. Mauritz’ interdisciplinary academic work on regulating AI, machine learning training data, intellectual property, and the suite of quantum technologies has been published by Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Berkeley, Oxford, Cambridge, UCLA, Max Planck, Springer Nature, Physics World, Foreign Policy, Fortune, Frontiers in Science, and Nature Physics scholarly and peer reviewed journals.
Promoting good governance, Mauritz helps nations across the world to develop Responsible Quantum Technology and Innovation strategies. Over the past years, he provided policy recommendations to the European Commission during the codification of the Artificial Intelligence Act, the Data Governance Act and the Data Act, and delivered copyright expertise to the European Parliament during the EU Copyright Directive legislative process. At the other side of the Atlantic, Mauritz advised US Senators about Regulating Artificial Intelligence, and Regulating Quantum Technology. Mauritz was a Visiting Quantum & Law Scholar at the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology in 2022, and held IP law, music law and technology law guest teaching and lecturing positions at University of Strasbourg (CEIPI), Leiden University, Utrecht University, Maastricht University, Maastricht Music Academy, the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, 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, labor law, contract law, and law & biosciences at Stanford Law School, Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam, and music theory & practice (clarinet, piano) at KREATO Thorn. Mauritz is author of numerous articles, book chapters and blogs about ethical, legal, socio-economic and policy implications of exponential, disruptive innovation in industrial sectors such as healthcare & medical devices, robotics, agri-food, cleantech, defense, energy, and entertainment & art, appeared in myriad radio and television interviews, 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 Responsible Quantum Technology, quantum-ELSPI, human-centered AI, quantum-classical synergies such as quantum/AI hybrids, sustainable exponential innovation policy pluralism, and the interface between IP, antitrust law, distributive justice and national security strategy. Mauritz owns a boutique nu skool electronica record label named The Ambient Society, and composed and produced over 700 avant garde, futuretronic songs (latest album: U.F.O.) together with vocalists from around the globe. In his free time Mauritz enjoys tennis, swimming, yachting, and performing classical music.