Cèdric Manara


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Cédric Manara is Head of Copyright at Google since 2018. Before joining Google in 2013, Cédric Manara was a Professor of Law at EDHEC (featured by the Financial Times among the top business schools in Europe), teaching and researching primarily intellectual property in the digital age and before. From 2000 to 2013, Cédric was head columnist for Dalloz, a prominent francophone law review, where he regularly published comments on internet related cases. He has written numerous articles in French and foreign law reviews, and is the author of four books. Cédric Manara has served as counsel to prominent firms and governmental agencies in his field of expertise. He was also a domain dispute resolution panelist (Arbitration Center for .eu Disputes, Prague, Czech Republic, Belgian Centre for Mediation and Arbitration, Brussels, Belgium, and Regional Center for Arbitration, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia). In 2004 he was a visiting scholar at the Institute for International Law and Public Policy, Temple University Beasley School of Law (Philadelphia, PA, USA), in 2005 an invited researcher at the Institute of Intellectual Property (Tokyo, Japan), in 2009 a visiting professor at Università degli Studi di Salerno (Italy), in Spring 2010 a visiting professor at LUISS (Rome), and an affilate researcher at the IPR University Center (Finland) from August 2010 to April 2011. Cédric is a guest lecturer at Panthéon-Assas School of Law (Paris) since 2007, at Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki) since 2011 and at Católica School of Law (Lisbon) since 2017.