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Fields of practice

Peeter focuses on matters of intellectual property and information technology law. His professional past includes close to a quarter century of hands-on experience in the IT industry

Professional experience

2018 – … Associate at TRINITI law firm
2017 – 2018 Lawyer at TRINITI law firm
2015 – … visiting lecturer of IT Law (copyright), University of Tartu
1993 – 2017 technical and managerial roles in various IT companies

While working in various IT companies including Proact, Skype, MicroLink and Cybernetica, Peeter has contributed to modernising his employers’ standard terms of service agreements contracts and participated in conducting due diligence. As an independent legal and business consultant, Peeter has helped several software developers and information society service providers to choose appropriate software licenses and to define adequate terms of service

Memberships

Member of the Estonian Bar Association since 2018
2018 – … member of Estonian Reserve Officers’ Association
2014 – … acting member of Estonian Defence League
1998 – … founding member of Skydive Estonia

Academic Experience and publications

  • 2015 – … visiting lecturer of intellectual property protection in the field of information technology (University of Tartu, School of Law)
  • 2014 – participation in the development of IT Law master’s program and its component course „intellectual property protection in the field of information technology“ (University of Tartu, School of Law)
  • Vider, Kadri; Pisuke, Heiki; Mõtsküla, Peeter P.; Tuulik, Triin; Kelli, Aleksei (2013). Keeleressursside litsentsimise õiguslikke küsimusi. Eesti Rakenduslingvistika Ühingu aastaraamat, 9, 333−347
  • Mõtsküla, Peeter P. (2006). Tarkvara õiguskaitse perspektiivid võrgustunud ühiskonnas. Juridica, VI, 388−395

Contribution to lawmaking

2012 – helped to prevent Estonia’s joining the ACTA

Education

2009 – MA (law), University of Tartu

2000 – DI (economics and IT), Tallinn University of Technology

Languages

Peeter is fluent in Estonian and English. To an extent, he can also communicate in Finnish, Russian, German, French and Spanish

Extra-curricular

Besides being active in Estonian Defence League and Skydive Estonia, Peeter can occasionally be found scuba diving, dancing Argentine tango, or riding a motorcyle. Peeter doesn’t watch TV; instead, he has always more than one book in progress