Digital Single Market
Digital Economy & Society

Onlife Manifesto: Being human in a hyperconnected era


Severine DUSOLLIER registered to attend the Onlife Manifesto: Being human in a hyperconnected era Event

CRIDS (Centre of Research in Information Law & Society
Director CRIDS

Séverine Dusollier is Doctor in Law and Professor of Law at the University of Namur (Belgium) where she teaches intellectual property and IT law, competition law, media law. She is the Head of the CRIDS (Research Centre in Information, Law and Society) resulting from the merging, in 2011, of the CRID (Centre de Recherche Informatique et Droit) and two other research centres of the University of Namur. The CRIDS is one of the oldest and biggest research centres in Information Technologies and Law as it gathers more than 40 researchers engaged in a wide area of technology-related issues, from sociology, philosophy, communication to law and economy.

Séverine Dusollier has carried out research in several European and national projects and drafted reports for the WIPO, the Council of Europe, UNESCO and the European Commission. She is a member of the Belgian Council of Intellectual Property.

She was a research associate at the University of California, Berkeley in 2001, a Jean Monnet fellow at the European University Institute of Florence (Italy) in 2005-2006 and a Fellow of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at the University of Columbia in New York in 2011.

She has published extensively in copyright, IPR and IT law matters. Her current research includes copyright enforcement on the Internet, intellectual commons and open source, interoperability and IP, public domain, copyright exceptions, competition law and IP.

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