Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director, Translantic Technology Law Forum
Professor Fina is Co-Director of the Transatlantic Technology Law Forum at Stanford Law School and a Visiting Professor of Law from University of Vienna School of Law.
Professor Fina is an accomplished European scholar, whose academic work focuses on the business-related and the technology-related law and policy of the European Union and the international community as well as on the legal aspects of the EU-U.S. trade and the economic governance issues of the transatlantic marketplace. He co-founded the Stanford-Vienna Transatlantic Technology Law Forum, a joint international initiative of Stanford Law School and the University of Vienna School of Law, Austria. At Stanford, Professor Fina is also a Research Affiliate at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Director of the European Union E-Commerce Law Project at the Stanford Center for E-Commerce, and Co-Director of the Stanford-Vienna International Business & Human Rights Program, a joint international initiative of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Vienna's Research Platform Human Rights in the European Context. For the academic year 2009-2010, he also serves as the Distinguished Visiting Austrian Chair at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
In Austria, Professor Fina is an Associate Professor of European Union Law and Technology Law at the University of Vienna School of Law, where he directs the Vienna Technology Law Program and the LLM Program in European and International Business Law. He was re-elected four times as Secretary-General of the Austrian Association for European Law and serves on the board of directors of the International Federation for European Law (FIDE). He also serves as Director of the Department of European Integration at Danube University Krems, Austria, a post-graduate university for advanced degree programs. In early 2009, he was honored by the European Union and awarded one of the EU's distinguished and prestigious Jean Monnet Chairs for European Union Law for his achievements in research and education in EU law.
- Diploma (business administration), Vienna University of Economics and Business, 1989
- Diploma (political science), University of Vienna, 1991
- Mag.iur. (JD), University of Vienna School of Law, 1994
- Diploma (international studies), University of Vienna, 1994
- Dr.iur. (JSD), University of Vienna School of Law, 1996
- Habilitation, Vienna University of Technology, 2001
- Business and Corporate Law
- Comparative Law
- Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright)
- International Law and Economy
- International Trade
- Technology and the Law