Thomas Buocz is a research associate in Professor Iris Eisenberger’s team since May 2020. His main interests and research areas are technology and innovation law, media law, constitutional law and legal theory. At the Institute of Law, he works within the Horizion2020 research project SCALINGS.
He studied law at the University of Vienna and completed a semester abroad at the University of Copenhagen. Thomas Buocz has already worked in Iris Eisenberger’s team both at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna and at the Institute of Law at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. Most recently, he spent a research semester funded by a Marietta Blau-grant at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. He gained practical experience as a legal assistant at the Vienna law firm Dr.in Maria Windhager, as a local representative of the third district of Vienna and as an intern at the Section for Constitutional Matters at the Austrian Federal Chancellery.
Buocz, Thomas; Ehrke-Rabel, Tina; Hoedl, Elisabeth; Eisenberger, Iris. Bitcoin and the GDPR: Allocating responsibility in distributed networks. In: Computer Law & Security Review. 35,2. 2019. 182-198. doi:10.1016/j.clsr.2018.12.003
Buocz, Thomas. Ein digitales Grundrechtsdrama. Wien. Der Standard. 2019.
Buocz, Thomas. Artificial Intelligence in Court: Legitimacy Problems of AI Assistance in the Judiciary. In: Retskraft – Copenhagen Journal of Legal Studies. 2,1. 2018. 41-59.
Research Associate (H2020-Project “Scalings”), Institute of Public Law and Political Science (Team: Univ.-Prof. Iris Eisenberger), University of Graz
Doctoral Studies of Social and Economic Sciences, Institute of Law, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2019 – 2020
Marietta Blau Fellow, Research semester at the Victoria University of Wellington, Faculty of Law, New Zealand
2018 – 2020
Research Associate (H2020-Project “Scalings”), Institute of Law (Head: Professor Iris Eisenberger), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2013 – 2018
Law Studies (Mag. iur.), University of Vienna and University of Copenhagen
2016 – 2017
Research Assistant, Institute of Law (Head: Professor Iris Eisenberger), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2015 – 2016
Research Assistant, Department for Public and Administrative Law (Team: Assistant Professor Iris Eisenberger), University of Vienna