izv. prof. dr. sc. Tihomir Katulić
izv. prof. dr. sc.
Tihomir Katulić

Born 1979 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2003 graduated from University of Zagreb Faculty of Law integrated LLM program and entered a postgraduate Trade and Corporate Law program. In 2012 completed the Legal Science PhD program with a Ph.D. thesis in the field of intellectual property - Digital Content Management in Information Society. In 2013. completed the Croatian Academic Research Network E-learning Academy two semester course on development of e-learning courses.

From 2003 to 2004 worked as an associate for Croatian Academic Research Network CERT, an academic ISP and education services provider and national CERT. From 2004 to 2006. worked as an attaché for the Ministry of Foreign Affaires and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia in multilateral relations as a liason for WTO, WIPO and related organizations. In 2006 elected to the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law ICT Law Department as a teaching and research assistant. In 2015 elected to the post of Assistant Professor (Docent). In 2020, elected to the post of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb.

Researcher in the fields of information technology law - intellectual property, cybercrime, information security, electronic commerce, electronic communications, privacy and data protection. Co-founder and teacher at the University of Zagreb Interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate program Intellectual Property. Teaches various graduate and postgraduate courses ranging from Information Technology Law to Personal Data Protection, Privacy in Electronic Communications, Internet Governance, Introduction to Information Security, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity, Electronic Commerce, and Copyright in Digital Environment at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law, Faculty of Eletrical Engineering and Computing, Faculty of the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Economics & Business.

Certified ISO 27001 Information Security Management lead auditor. Certified ISO 37001 Anti-bribery Management System lead auditor. Open Source, Free Software and Creative Commons enthusiast.

Develops and leads lifelong learning programs in the fields of data protection, copyright and anti-corruption efforts for University of Zagreb, Ius Info, Zagreb Stock Exchange, ILBA. Chair of the Program Board of MIPRO ICTLAW conference. President of the Copyright Expert Board of the Croatian State Intellectual Property Office. Member of the Croatian Internet Governance Forum, Croatian Copyright Society, Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences. Member of the International Education Board and chair of the Croatian National Chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Member of the European Data Protection Board External Pool of experts. Member of the reserve list of experts of the European Network and Information Security Agency 2018-2021.

Co-author of the University textbook „Pravna informatika i pravo informacijskih tehnologija/Legal informatics and ICT LAW“, author of the University textbook „Uvod u intelektualno vlasništvo/Introduction to Intellectual Property“ and the Croatian edition of the Kluwer International Encyclopaedia of Laws for Cyber Law. Author and co-author of over thirty scientific articles and reviews in Croatian and international legal journals. Author of over 200 columns, articles and commentaries for leading Croatian IT and business magazines such as Bug, Mreža, Infotrend, Banka Magazine etc.