Dr. Philippe Jougleux

School : The School of Law
Position : Associate Professor, Private Law

Dr. Philippe Jougleux Mailing Address
European University Cyprus
6, Diogenes Str.
P.O Box: 22006

22559540 22559540

Email: P.Jougleux@euc.ac.cy P.Jougleux@euc.ac.cy


Philippe Jougleux is Associate Professor at the Law School of European University Cyprus and teaches European Copyright Law at the Open University of Cyprus (Special Teaching Staff). After successfully completion (senior) of a master in Media Law in France, he received a merit scholarship in order to pursue doctoral studies, while working at the University Aix-Marseille III as assistant teaching and research staff. He obtained his PhD in 2002 on the topic of “the protection of information in the new technologies” and moved in Greece for personal reasons. He learned the Greek language and then passed the exams of the Thessaloniki bar office. In 2010, he moved to Cyprus where he started to work at the European University Cyprus, teaching Cypriot civil law, copyright law and internet law. Meanwhile, he wrote numerous articles in Greek and English, mainly on topics related to new technologies (online copyright law, data protection, cybercrime). He published five books, he is member of the list of academic experts of the European Parliament and regularly participates to EU research programs. He is chief editor of the Journal “ENTHA”.


  • PhD in Law 2002 University Aix-Marseille III  Subject : “The protection of information in the field of new technologies” (504p)
  • Postgraduate studies in Mass Media Law 1999 University Aix-Marseille III Subject : “The cyber-criminality” (198p)
  • U.B. in Law 1998 University Lille II Specialization Private Law


Law of new technologies

  • Copyright law
  • MME law
  • Cypriot Contract and Torts law


Editor in chief of ENTHA (Student Law Journal) 

Member of ATRIP  (International Association for  the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property)

Member of the Director’s board of EDPI, “Ε.Δ.Π.Ι. ΕΝΩΣΗ ΔΙΚΑΙΩΜΑΤΩΝ ΠΝΕΥΜΑΤΙΚΗΣ ΙΔΙΟΚΤΗΣΙΑΣ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ” (non-profit association for copyright law)


Participation to EU Programs/ Collaborations

2016- nowadays   Associate Professor, School of Law 

                              European University Cyprus (Egkomi, Cyprus)

  • Teaching law students Copyright law, Internet law, Cypriot law and obligations
  • Participating to the faculty's administration

2014- nowadays   Special Teaching Staff

                              Open University of Cyprus(Strovolos, Cyprus) http://www.ouc.ac.cy/

  • Online master on European Law
  • Teaching European Copyright Law 

2016-2019   Academic Expert

 European Parliament

  • Included in the list of Experts following the call for Expressions of Interest EPRS/EVAL/SER/15/001/CEI.
  • Expertise in Computer law, cybercrime, Intellectual Property

2016-2017   Member of the advisory board of the MANDOLA project (EU)

 Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH)

  • Advising on legal issues of the MANDOLA project about online hate speech.

2016-2017   Member of the advisory board of the INSPEC2T project (EU)

 The Center for Security Studies (KEMEA)

  • Advising on legal issues of the INSPEC2T project about social media’s use by police.

2013-2015   Special Researcher (EU)

 Centre of excellence for the cybercrime (Greece)

  • Research in the frame of the EU Project : « Center of excellence for the cybercrime », for the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° HOME/2011/ISEC/AG/INT/4000002166.
  • Study on “Legal regulations of Cyber-attacks”

2006-2007   Short time Expert (EU)

 European Public Law Center (Athens, Greece)

  • Short time expert in EU Twinning Project LT/2004/H/01
  • Seminars in Lithuania on the fights against piracy and Internet Crime

2006-2007   Short time Expert (EU)

 European Public Law Center (Athens, Greece)

  • Short time expert in EU Twinning Project 2004/IB/OT/01
  • Seminars in Turkey on the full alignment and enforcement in the field of Intellectual Property rights with focus on fight against piracy”

1999-2002 Teaching Assistance, PhD Researcher at the Faculty of Law

                    University of Aix- Maerseille III (Aix-en-provebce, France)

  • Teaching to the law students of the Faculty(admonistrative law, administrative litigation)

Administrative and researcg responsibilities(research lab, exams




1. “The legal protection of Information in the New Technologies”, National Center of Thesis reproduction, 504p., 2002 (French language).

2. “Copyright law in the academic environment”. Department of social sciences and education, University of Cyprus, 2010, 189 p. (in Greek and French languages). Co-author: Synodinou T.

3. “Elements of Cypriot law of Obligations” Ed. Sakkoulas, 200p, 2011 (Greek language).

4. “The liability of the State, an analysis of the Cypriot legal system”, Ed. Sakkoulas, 255p., 2012 (Greek language)

5. “European Internet Law”, Ed Sakkoulas, 389p, 2016 (Greek language).

Books Editor

  • Aktypis, Ph Jougleux, T. Synodinou, Freedom of Journalism, Ed Sakkoulas, 2016.
  • T. Synodinou, I. Inglezakis, Ph. Jougleux, L. Mitrou, Study on the “Legal regulation of cyber-attacks (research project, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Foundation for research and Technology (ITE). 2016, Kluwer Law ed., (in English)
  • T. Synodinou, Ph. Jougleux, C. Markou, T. Prastitou, Contemporary issues of Internet law, 2017, Springer ed. (in English).                                                                                                                             

Chapter in Books / Collective works

  • Legal aspects of Cultural Diversity in Cyprus (French language), in: K. Agapiou and others, La singularité de Chypre dans l’Union Européenne, La diversité des droits et des statuts, (proceedings of an international conference held in Limassol), Bruylant, 2011.
  • Diversity of legal systems, obstacle to a codification of European Copyright Law? (Englishlanguage) in T. Synodinou (ed), Codification of European Copyright Law, Challenges and perspectives, Kluwer Law International, 2012.
  • The video games and the Law (English language), in : M. Bottis, Values and Freedoms in ModernInformation Law and Ethics, 2012, Athens: Nomiki Vivliothiki.
  • Comment of Cap.148, 149 and 62 in T. Synodinou (ed.), Cypriot private law: legislation and comments, Sakkoulas 2014 (Greek language).
  • The outcomes of the Svensson case: Internet is safe, but what about EU copyright law?, 33rd ATRIP Congress, 7 – 9 July 2014, Montpellier, under publication at Edward Elgar Publications (2015, in English).
  • T. Synodinou/Ph. Jougleux, The Cypriot Law of Contract Applied to Free Software and Creative Commons: A work in progress, in Metzger, A, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and other Alternative License Models, a comparative analysis, Springer 2016, p.129.
  • Caricature and Libel in Greek and Cypriot civil law, a comparative and synthetic approach in I. Aktypis, Ph Jougleux, T. Synodinou, Freedom of Journalism, Ed Sakkoulas, 2016, under publication. 
  • T. Synodinou/Ph. Jougleux/L. Mitrou (authors), Ioannis Iglezakis (ed), “ Legal regulation of cyber-attacks” (research project, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Foundation for research and Technology (ITE)). Kluwer 2016, (in English).
  • T. Synodinou/Ph. Jougleux, The legal framework of Internet service providers in Cyprus, in: G. Dinwoodie, Secondary liability of service providers, Springer, 2017, (in English), p.125.
  • Misinformation in the digital Age, in C. Satlanis, “Law and Criminology”, Athens: Nomiki Vivliothiki, 2017 (in Greek).
  • The role of Internet intermediaries in copyright law online enforcement, in T. Synodinou, Ph.Jougleux, C. Markou, T. Prastitou, “Contemporary issues of Internet law”, 2017, Springer ed. (inEnglish).
  • Is Copyright law a danger to Freedom of Expression? In T Katsikas, K Zorkadis (eds)  E-democracy – Privacy – preserving, secure, Intelligent E-governement Services, Springer, 2017, p.123.
  • Philippe Jougleux, George Leventakis, Lilian Mitrou. Community policing in the light of the new European Data Protection Legal Framework. Springer Briefs, 2018, to be published. 


  • Liability for negligence in the protection of an automatic system of data processing, Expertises des systèmes d’information, vol 7, 2000, p. 220-224 (French language).
  • The database law searching for application. Co-author: Synodinou T. legalis.net, 2001, p 85-93, (French language).
  • Identity Theft and the Internet, Int. J. of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 2012 Vol.5, No.1 pp.37 – 45.
  • New forms of Cyber-attacks, presentation for the 6th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics (ICIL 2014): Lifting Barriers to Empower the Future of Information Law and Ethics, Thessaloniki, 2014, under publication.
  • A first Step, (Editorial), ENTHA, No.1, 2014, p.3.
  • Frankenstein and the Law, some reflexions about Transhumanism, 2015, research paper, academia.edu.
  • Uber in France, Journal of European Consumer and Market Law (Eucml), 3/2015.
  • T. Synodinou, Ph. Jougleux, Holograms and intellectual property law, A multidimensional issue, EIPR 2016, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p. 492-498 (in English).
  • Misinformation in the digital Age, 2016, DiMME 04/2016 (in Greek).
  • The Pirate bay case : a question of pirates and clients, Chronicles of Private Law, November 2017, in Greek.
  • Is Copyright law a danger to Freedom of Expression? In E-democracy 2017, Springer, 2017, p.125.


  • The ACTA Treaty, protection or danger for the human rights? (in Greek) presentation for the conference “Frontiers and human rights in the Europe in crisis” by the European University of Cyprus with the collaboration of the Cyprus presidency of the EU, 2012.
  • NTIC law and e-books: the e-book as a new medium of communication, Presentation at the 13th ISSEI Conference, 2012, University of Cyprus.
  • Liability for data breach and privacy enforcement on Internet, (in Greek), 2011, presentation for the Conference on Cyber-criminality organized by the Constantion Institute, Nicosia.
  • Copyright, digitalization and the exceptions for libraries in the Cypriot legal system, (in Greek), 2011, presentation for the International study Day organized by the Open University of Cyprus, “E-learning day: Intellectual Property Rights Law & Open Educational Resources:Challenges, Prospects and Contradictions in Education”, accessible on internet: http://elearning2011.ouc.ac.cy /index.php/en/2010-08-24-14-57-13.html.
  • Open Access and Copyright law : a dangerous equilibrium?, 2014, presentation for the Conference on Open Acess and Libraries (October, 24th), Nicosia. DiMME 2014, p.518.
  • Copyright law and the Cypriot question, presentation for the First EDPI Annual Conference, October 2015, Nicosia (in Greek).
  • The role of the Internet intermediaries in Assuring a more secure e-commerce in Europe, presentation for the 1st REDA International Conference, EUC, 2015.
  • Spoilers: an European Law approach.  Presentation for the REDA 2017 Conference, UCY-EUC, November 2017.