Dr. Catharina Maracke is an associate professor at the Graduate School for Media and Governance, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, at Keio University. Her current work and interests include copyright law and policy, standardization efforts for public licensing schemes, and the general interaction between law and technology. Catharina is also a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. She is a member of the Global Agenda Council on the Intellectual Property System at the World Economic Forum and a member of the Defensive Patent License Advisory Board. Catharina graduated from the University of Kiel and the Hamburg Court of Appeal, Germany, with the first and second state examination. While studying, she obtained a scholarship from the Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich to write her PhD thesis on the history of the German Copyright Act of 1965. As international Director at Creative Commons she has overseen the international license porting project for more than 3 years. Catharina has served as a board member for iCommons and the OpenCourseWare Consortium. She is admitted to the bar in Germany.