Fridolin M.R. Walther is a Lecturer and Researcher at the Institute for Swiss and International Civil Procedure and Private International Law of the University of Bern. After legal studies at the University of Bern, Switzerland, he passed the bar exam in 1993 and holds an LL.M. from Yale Law School. In 1995 he started to teach legal research on the Internet and has published a number of articles on legal implications of the Internet. His other major field of interest is national and international civil procedural law. From fall 2000 on, he has been teaching exercises in international procedural law at the University of Bern. Since 1998 Fridolin has been a Bar Examiner and, since 2000, a member of the Independent Review Panel of the University of Bern. He also publishes a widely used website that gives a substantive overview of electronic Swiss legal resources on the Internet.