Georg Philip Krog became Special Counsel with MLL Legal in 2022. He is the Co-founder & Chief Legal Counsel of Signatu, which is a comprehensive, cloud based SaaS privacy management platform. Georg Krog is the legal brain behind Signatu’s Privacy and Legal Tech products as well as Signatu’s privacy by design and management programmes. Several organisations seek Georg’s advice to achieve data management practices that balance data protection and privacy compliance with strategic, operational and financial risks.
Georg Krog started his career as a researcher at the Faculty of Law in Oslo where he also taught academic courses and tutored Master students. He was a Ruhrgas Scholar at Max Planck Institut in Hamburg where he is a lifelong friend. He then went on to be a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford Law School as well as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School. He was also a visiting scholar at WIPO. Georg Krog has received numerous honors, awards, grants and fellowships for his scholarly work.
Before founding Signatu, Georg Krog worked as a consultant for 10 years in the area of privacy, data protection, contracts, copyrights and private international law.
Education & Admission
- Chief Editor, Clue Legal Terminology, Norwegian-English (2005 – 2006)
- Doctoral Researcher at the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL) at Doctoral degree program University of Oslo, Norway (2001 – 2005)
- Visiting Scholar at the WIPO Academy (2004)
- Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School, European Law Research Center (2003 – 2004)
- Member of the Research Team for the “Digital Media Project” at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School (2003 – 2004)
- Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Stanford Law School (2003)
- Visiting Scholar at Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht (2002)
- Jur. University of Oslo, The Faculty of Law, Norway (2000)
- Research Assistant to Professor dr. juris Jon Bing and dr. juris Henrik Bull (1997 – 1999)
Memberships and public offices
- Friends with Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht
- Comparison of notice requirements for consent between ISO/IEC 29184:2020 and GDPR | 29.04.2021
- How to specify the content of a cookie consent requestfy the content of a cookie consent request | 29.04.2019
- Consent, its modalities, dynamics and record-keeping | 29.06.2017
- The Norwegian “Napster case” – do hyperlinks constitute the “making available to the public” as a main or accessory act? | 29.10.2016
Journal of Data Protection & Privacy Volume 3 (2019) Number 2
Journal of Data Protection & Privacy Volume 1 (2017) Number 3
The Norwegian “Napster case” – do hyperlinks constitute the “making available to the public” as a main or accessory act?Computer Law and Security Report 2006; 22(1), p. 73-77