Paweł Kamocki is a legal expert in Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim. He studied linguistics and law, and in 2017 obtained his doctorate in law from the universities of Paris and Münster for a thesis on legal aspects of data-intensive university research, with a focus on Knowledge Commons. He worked as a researcher at the Faculty of law of the Paris Descartes university (now: Université de Paris), then also in the private sector. He is certified to work as an attorney in France. An active member of the CLARIN community since 2012, he currently chairs the CLARIN Legal and Ethical Issues Committee.
Since 2020, he also co-chairs the Working Group on Legal and Ethical Issues of the Text+ consortium, part of the German National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI). In addition, he also worked with other projects and initiatives in the field of research policy and co-created LegalTech tools for researchers. One of his main research interests are legal issues in Machine Translation.