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dr. J.P. (João) Quintais

Faculty of Law
Information Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: 1.31
Postal address
  • Postbus 15514
    1001 NA Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    João Pedro studied Law at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He subsequently conducted Post Graduate Studies at the Law School of the Universidade de Lisboa, first in Commercial Companies Law and then in Information Society Law, Copyright and Electronic Commerce. He went on to take an LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center in Germany (Ohem Prize recipient). Prior to joining IViR, he worked extensively in the intellectual property and information technology areas in Portugal, both as a lawyer and as legal counsel. João Pedro conducted his doctoral research between 2012 and 2016 at the IViR and, from August to December 2014, he was a Visiting Researcher at UC Berkeley, School of Law. His dissertation, "Copyright in the Age of Online Access: Alternative Compensation Systems in EU Copyright Law", was published in 2017 in the Kluwer Information Law Series. João Pedro is currently a Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the IViR, where he focuses on information law matters, including intellectual property and the application of copyright in the online environment, intermediary liability and the  regulation of new technologies. He is a member of the Blockchain & Society Policy Research Lab, and Managing Editor of the Kluwer Copyright Blog.  His publications are available on the list below, his IViR page or on his SSRN author page.

  • Publications

    2019

    • Jütte, B. J., & Quintais, J. P. (2019). Advocate General Turns Down the Music: Sampling is not a Fundamental Right under EU Copyright Law: Pelham v Hütter. European Intellectual Property Review, 41(10), 654-657.
    • Quintais, J. P. (2019). The New Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive: A Critical Look. European Intellectual Property Review.
    • Quintais, J. P., Bodó, B., Giannopoulou, A., & Ferrari, V. (2019). Blockchain and the Law: A Critical Evaluation: [Review of: P. De Filippi, A. Wright (2018) Blockchain and the law : the rule of code]. Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy, 2(1), 86-112.
    • Vallbé, J-J., Bodó, B., Quintais, J. P., & Handke, C. W. (2019). Knocking on Heaven’s Door: User preferences on digital cultural distribution. Internet Policy Review, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.14763/2019.2.1404 [details]

    2018

    • Bodó, B., Gervais, D., & Quintais, J. P. (2018). Blockchain and smart contracts: the missing link in copyright licensing? International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 26(4), 311-336. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijlit/eay014 [details]
    • Handke, C., Quintais, J. P., & Bodó, B. (2018). Truce in the Copyright War? The Pros and Cons of Copyright Compensation Systems for Digital Use. Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 15(2), 23-56. [details]
    • Quintais, J. P. (2018). Untangling the hyperlinking web: In search of the online right of communication to the public. Journal of World Intellectual Property, 21(5-6), 385-420. https://doi.org/10.1111/jwip.12107 [details]
    • Quintais, J. P., & Poort, J. (2018). A Brief History of Value Gaps: Pre-Internet Copyright Protection and Exploitation Models. In P. B. Hugenholtz (Ed.), Copyright Reconstructed: Rethinking Copyright's Economic Rights in a Time of Highly Dynamic Technological and Economic Change (pp. 11-58). (Information Law Series; Vol. 41). Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer. [details]
    • Quintais, J. P., & Rendas, T. (2018). EU copyright law and the Cloud: VCAST and the intersection of private copying and communication to the public. Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 13(9), 711-719. https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpy004 [details]

    2017

    • Quintais, J. P. (2017). Copyright in the Age of Online Access: Alternative Compensation Systems in EU Law. (Information Law Series; Vol. 40). Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer. [details]
    • Quintais, J. P. (2017). Rethinking Normal Exploitation: Enabling Online Limitations in EU Copyright Law. AMI : Tijdschrift voor Auteurs-, Media- & Informatierecht, 41(6), 197-205. [details]

    2015

    2014

    • Quintais, J. P., & Ramalho, A. B. (2014). Portugal. In Y. Van den Brande, S. Coughlan, & T. Jaeger (Eds.), The international free and open source software law book. - 2nd edition (pp. 283-324). München: Open Source Press. [details]

    2013

    • Poort, J., & Quintais, J. P. (2013). The Levy Runs Dry: A Legal and Economic Analysis of EU Private Copying Levies. Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law, 4(3), 205-224. [details]
    • Quintais, J. P. (2013). Dr Strangelaw, or how Portugal learned to stop worrying and love P2P. Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 8(3), 193-196. https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jps220 [details]
    • Quintais, J. P. (2013). Proposal for a Directive on collective rights management and (some) multi-territorial licensing. European Intellectual Property Review, 35(2), 65-73. [details]
    • Quintais, J. P. (2013). The empire strikes back: CISAC beats Commission in General Court. Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 8(9), 680-683. https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpt134 [details]

    2012

    • Quintais, J. P. (2012). On peers and copyright: why the EU should consider collective management of P2P. (MIPLC studies; No. 14). Baden-Baden: Nomos. [details]

    2019

    • Giannopoulou, A., Bodó, B., Ferrari, V., & Quintais, J. P. (2019). Validation rules for blockchain research: International workshop on scholarly blockchain research priorities. (Blockchain & Society Policy Research Lab Research Nodes; No. 2019/1). Amsterdam: Blockchain & Society Policy Research Lab.
    • Quintais, J. P., & Poort, J. P. (2019). The Decline of Online Piracy: How Markets – Not Enforcement – Drive Down Copyright Infringement. American University International Law Review, 34(4), 807-876.

    2018

    • Bodó, B., Quintais, J. P., Giannopoulou, A., & Ferrari, V. (2018). Barlaeus dinner on Trust in decentralized data infrastructures: 24 of May 2018, Amsterdam : report : UvA - IXA - Blockchain&Society PRL high level meeting. (Blockchain & Society Policy Research Lab Research Nodes; No. 2018/2). Amsterdam: Blockchain & Society Policy Research Lab. [details]
    • Ferrari, V., Quintais, J. P., Giannopoulou, A., & Bodó, B. (2018). EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum Workshop on GDPR, data policy and compliance: (08.06.2018, Brussels) : Report . (Blockchain & Society Policy Research Lab Research Nodes; No. 2018/1). Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law. [details]
    • Hugenholtz, P. B., & Quintais, J. P. (2018). Towards a Universal Right of Remuneration: Legalizing the Non-commercial Online Use of Works. In P. B. Hugenholtz (Ed.), Copyright Reconstructed: Rethinking Copyright's Economic Rights in a Time of Highly Dynamic Technological and Economic Change (pp. 241-281). (Information Law Series; Vol. 41). Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer. [details]

    2017

    • Quintais, J. P. (2017). Alternative Compensation Models for Large-Scale Non-Commercial Online Uses. In S. von Lewinski (Ed.), Remuneration for the use of works : exclusivity vs. other approaches = La rémunération de l'utilisation des La rémunération de l'utilisation des œuvres : exclusivité c. autres approches (pp. 298-306). Berlin: De Gruyter. [details]

    2015

    2014

    2019

    2018

    2017

    2016

    2013

    • Quintais, J. P. (2013). European Union. European Commission: Private Copying Recommendations Following Stakeholder Mediation. IRIS, 2013(3), 6-7. [6]. [details]
    • Quintais, J. P. (2013). European Union. General Court: Partial Annulment of the Commission Decision Finding Anti-Competitive Conduct on the Part of Copyright Collecting Societies. IRIS, 2013(5), 4-5. [3]. [details]

    2012

    • Quintais, J. P. (2012). European Union. European Commission: Proposal for a directive on collective rights management. IRIS, 2012(9), 6. [1/6]. [details]

    Membership

    • Quintais, J. (2017-). ATRIP - International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property.

    Media appearance

    • Quintais, J. (28-03-2019). Copyright controversy: EU parliament seeks end to 'Digital Wild West'F [Television] FRANCE 24 (People & Profit). Copyright controversy: EU parliament seeks end to 'Digital Wild West'.

    Talk / presentation

    • Quintais, J. (speaker) (21-9-2017). Untangling the Online Right of Communication to the Public and Hyperlinking, Católica Graduate Legal Research Conference 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.
    • Hugenholtz, P. B. (speaker) & Quintais, J. (speaker) (5-9-2017). Towards a universal right of remuneration: legalizing the non-commercial use of works, EPIP 2012, 12th Annual Conference (Bordeaux), Bordeaux, France.
    • Quintais, J. (speaker) (23-3-2017). Untangling online communication to the public in CJEU case law: Some implications for online intermediaries, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich.
    • Bodó, B. (speaker), Vallbé Fernández, J. J. (speaker), Handke, C. W. (speaker) & Quintais, J. P. (speaker) (1-10-2014). Legalizing File-Sharing: is this a real alternative?, 5th Vienna Music Business Research Days.

    Others

    • Ferrari, V. (participant), Gervais, D. J. (participant), Giannopoulou, A. (organiser), Quintais, J. P. (organiser) & Bodó, B. (chair) (17-5-2019). TILTing Perspectives 2019, Tilburg , Netherlands. To Decentralize Everything, Hash Here: Blockchains, Intellectual Property and Data Protection (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Bodó, B. (organiser), Quintais, J. (participant), Giannopoulou, A. (participant) & Ferrari, V. (participant) (4-12-2018 - 5-12-2018). Validation rules for blockchain research, Amsterdma, Netherlands. International workshop on scholarly blockchain research priorities organized by the ERC-funded Blockchain and Society Policy Research Lab (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Bodó, B. (organiser), Quintais, J. (participant), Giannopoulou, A. (participant) & Ferrari, V. (participant) (3-12-2018). Blockchain and Society Policy Research Lab: ERC Advisory Board Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Quintais, J. (participant), Bodó, B. (participant), Giannopoulou, A. (participant) & Ferrari, V. (participant) (5-10-2018). Workshop: Controlling your data: the competing visions of blockchains and GDPR, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Workshop: Controlling your data: the competing visions of blockchains and GDPR - part of the Amsterdam Privacy Conference (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Quintais, J. (chair), Nobre, T. (chair) & Palmedo, M. (chair) (27-9-2018). 5th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, Washington, United States. Organization of Workshop "Copyright User Rights Hackathon" (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Quintais, J. (participant) (26-6-2018). #Blockchain for Good: wat zijn de opbrengsten?, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Workshop with members of projects funded by the SIDN fonds under the umbrella program "Blockchain for Good" (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • van Eijk, N. A. N. M. (other), Bodó, B. (other), van Eechoud, M. M. M. (other), van Gompel, S. J. (other), Helberger, N. (other), Hugenholtz, P. B. (other), … Quintais, J. P. (other) (20-10-2017). The Recommendation on Measures to Safeguard Fundamental Rights and the Open Internet in the Framework of the EU Copyright Reform (other).
    • Quintais, J. (participant) (4-9-2017 - 6-9-2017). EPIP 2012, 12th Annual Conference (Bordeaux), Bordeaux, France (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Quintais, J. (organiser) & Bodó, B. (organiser) (5-6-2017). Blockchain and Copyright Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Blockchain and Copyright Symposium brings together stakeholders in the copyright management and licensing domain to critically review the pros (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Quintais, J. (participant) (15-5-2017 - 17-5-2017). Copyright X Summit 2017, Harvard, United States. Conference for lecturers of the Copyright X Course around the world. (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
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