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C.A. Jasserand-Breeman, LLM

Postdoctoral researcher
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Catherine Jasserand studied law in France where she obtained a “maîtrise” in public law (Université Jean Monnet in Saint-Etienne) and a postgraduate degree in European law (DESS at the Université Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne). She also holds an LL.M in intellectual property law and new technology from the University of California, Berkeley. She qualified as a lawyer in France and in the United States (New York Bar). Catherine Jasserand has held different positions in European institutions (the European Parliament and European Central Bank), worked as a legal adviser in an American law firm in Brussels and as a European policy adviser in finance. She moved to the Netherlands in 2009 and worked several years as a researcher at IViR (Institute for Information Law), University of Amsterdam. She focused her research on online intermediaries’ liability, copyright and public sector information as well as telecommunications issues. Among others, she was editing and coordinating a monthly newsletter on audiovisual law published by the European Audiovisual Observatory.


In 2014, she joined the European and Economic Law Department at the Law Faculty of the University of Groningen to pursue doctoral research on biometrics and privacy. Catherine Jasserand defended her PhD thesis on the 'reprocessing of biometric data for law enforcement purposes' in July 2019. 

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Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands