Tivadar Ötvös

Research Associate

Tivadar Ötvös, Research Associate at gLAWcal, Master Candidate at College of Europe in Bruges and EU commission Marie Curie Fellow at Tsinghua University and at Beijing Normal University (Beijing, China). PhD in Civil Law at the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice - specialization: Legal Principles.

Since September 2017 Dr. Tivadar ÖTVÖS studies European Law and Economic Analysis at the Law Department of the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium and since September 2014, Dr. Tivadar ÖTVÖS has been Research Associate at gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development. Since April 2016, Dr. ÖTVÖS has also been appointed as Project Manager at gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development. Dr. Ötvös studied Law at the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia. During his studies, he specialized in Civil Law, but he has covered also several issues from Legal Theory and Legal Philosophy especially during his PhD studies. After obtaining his master degree, he was focusing mainly on the Principles of Private Law. His dissertation thesis was about “The Basic Principles of Private Law: Boni Mores in Civil Law”, their behavior during mutual clashes, their core features and system, as well as on some leading theories regarding their philosophical background. He tried to better understand and emphasize their role in legal decision-making, while distinguishing them from legal provisions stricto sensu. During his research at the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice he actively cooperated with several other universities not only from Slovakia, but also from Hungary and Czech Republic, while attending summer schools, participating in conferences as a speaker, organizer or interpreter. From September 2013 he started to work as a junior lawyer at a law firm in Košice enriching his theoretical knowledge with practical experiences. Partially he also deals with translation of legal texts from Hungarian, English and Slovak. In June 2014, Dr. Ötvös was selected by the University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin (Italy) as Research Fellow on “Energy Independence through Wider Use of Renewable Energy Sources” and he is writing a paper on “Renewable Energy Law in Europe and China”. In July 2014, he attended the Summer Institute on Climate Change and Environmental Protection - (SICCEP) and the Summer Institute on Intellectual Property Rights and China - (IP-China) held at Peking University School of Government in Beijing, coorganized by University of Turin Faculty of Law, University of Milan and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development. In the summer 2014 and from July 2015 to October 2015, he was a EU Commission Marie Curie Fellow at Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. From January 2015 to April 2015, he was a EU Commission Marie Curie Fellow at Tsinghua University, Beijing China to research on “European Energy Market and Competition Law in a Globalized World” Slovak and Hungarian native speaker, he is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of German and French. Last 

Update: September 2017

Governing the Transboundary Risks of Offshore Methane Hydrate Exploration in the Seabed and Ocean Floor—an Analysis on International Provisions and Chinese Law

Yan, Dong, Paolo Davide Farah, Tivadar Ötvös, and Ivana Gaskova. “Governing the Transboundary Risks of Offshore Methane Hydrate Exploration in the Seabed and Ocean Floor—an Analysis on International Provisions and Chinese Law.” The Journal of World Energy Law & Business, 2020.

Competition Law and Trade in Energy vs. Sustainable Development: A Clash of Individualism and Cooperative Partnerships?

Farah, Paolo Davide and Otvos, Tivadar, Competition Law and Trade in Energy vs. Sustainable Development: A Clash of Individualism and Cooperative Partnerships? (June 26, 2018). Competition Law in Energy vs. Sustainable Development: A Clash of Individualism and Cooperative Partnerships?; Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2018, pp. 49. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3227777

Classification of Private Law Principles

Míľníky práva v stredoeurópskom priestore - Zborník z medzinárodnej vedeckej konferencie doktorandov a mladých vedeckých pracovníkov [marec 2013], Bratislava, Univerzita Komenského, 2013, ISBN 978-80-7160-368-9, p. 283-292

Building in the Light of Private Law Principles

Cofola 2012: The Conference Proceedings: sborník příspěvků z mezinárodní konference: 17. - 19. máj 2012, Brno, Masarykova univerzita, 2012, ISBN 9788021059290, p. 1351-1361.

Protection of Personal Data vs. Marketing Communication

Právní Rozpravy 2012: mezinárodní konference oblasti práva a právních věd: recenzovaný sborník příspěvků z mezinárodní vědecké konference: 6. - 10. február 2012, Hradec Králové: MAGNANIMITAS, 2012, ISBN 9788090487789, p. 170-179.

Some Comments on Contractual Freedom in Labour Law

Zamestnanec a právne aspekty jeho postavenia: zborník vedeckých prác doktorandov: 27. február 2012, Košice, Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, 2012, ISBN 9788070979495, p. 75-84.

The Dilemma of "nemo plus iuris" and Good Faith in Civil Law

Javítandó és jobbítható elemek a Ptk. kodifikációjában: Miskolci konferenciák 3.6.2011 - Miskolc: Novotni Alapítvány a Magánjog Fejlesztéséért, 2012., ISBN 9789639360846. p. 137-147.

Civil Law Principles in a European Context

Súkromné právo v európskej perspektíve - zborník z konferencie: [február 2011], Trnava, Trnavská univerzita, 2011, ISBN 9788080824778, p. 131-142.

Good Morals in the Legal Culture of Central Europe

Míľniky práva v stredoeurópskom priestore 2011: zborník z medzinárodnej konferencie: 31. marec - 2. apríl 2011, Častá-Papiernička, Bratislava: UK, 2011, ISBN 9788071603184, p. 144-149.

Product Safety in the Framework of the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade

China’s Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law, Global Law and Sustainable Development Book Series, Routledge Publishing (New-York/London), ISBN 978-1-4094-4848-8, September 2016, pp. 436-448

Product Safety in the Framework of the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade

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Paolo D. Farah and Elena Cima
China’s Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law
  • ‍Environmental Law
  • Energy Law
  • Sustainable Development
  • Competition Law
  • WTO Law
  • Legal Theory
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal Philosophy