George Yiannopoulos

Personal Information

  • Born Iin: Athens, Greece
  • Position: Academic Associate
  • Phone: +30 210 3617317
  • Fax: +30 210 3601110
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George Giannopoulos is Assistant Professor at the Law School of the University of Athens in the field of “Legal Informatics”. He graduated from Law School of the University of Athens on 1988 and completed his PhD at the University of London (Queen Mary College) on the application of artificial intelligence in the law-making process.


He has also graduated from Computer Programming (1984-86) and Systems Analysis (1987) from ELKEPA. In 1996-1997 he was a Senior Research Fellow at the University of London where he conducted postdoctoral research in law and new technologies. In 1998 he was Senior Lecturer at Westminster University. In 1999 he was elected Special Scientist and in 2004 Lecturer in Law School of the University of Athens on Legal Informatics.


He has been an Attorney in Athens since 1990. Previously he was a lawyer at OTE SA (1998-2001) and the Olympic Committee of Athens 2004 SA (2001). He has extensive experience in all aspects of law and new technologies / telecommunications, competition and market liberalization law, Internet and e-commerce law, personal data protection, intellectual and industrial property law, e-banking and regulatory compliance issues.


He is a member of the committees of the Hellenic Union of Bank: (i) Legal, (ii) Electronic banking and (iii) Prevention of fraud in electronic payment systems.


Various academic publications, indicatively

The Immunity of Internet intermediaries reconsidered? TADDEO – FLORIDI (EDS.) The Responsibilities of Online Service Providers, Springer, 2017, 43.

The Liability of Internet Intermediaries and Disclosure Obligations in Greece, DINWOODIE (ED.), Secondary Liability of Internet Service Providers, Springer, 2017.

The Right to Access Electronic Legal Databases in Greece, FLOGAITIS -KARPEN – MASUCCI (EDS), e-Government and eDemocracy, EPL Series, vol. LXXXI, Esperia Publications, London, 2006, 295.