Eduardo Magrani

Invited Professor

FGV Rio de Janeiro

Ph.D. in Law and Senior Fellow at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung / KAS in Germany, on the European and International Cooperation Program for Global Innovation Policy, Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence (EIZ-Fellow für Globale Innovationspolitik, Digitalisierung und Künstliche Intelligenz. Europäische und Internationale Zusammenarbeit). Professor Doctor of Law and Technology and Intellectual Property at FGV Law School (Getulio Vargas Foundation), IBMEC and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) in Brazil. Vice President of the National Institute for Data Protection in Brazil. Associate Researcher and Senior Consultant on Digital Rights at LATAM Digital Center in Mexico. Associate Professor and Senior Consultant at Institute CESAR and Universidade Regional Integrada do Alto Uruguai e das Missões (URI) on Data Protection, Digital Democracy, Internet of Things, Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence. Senior Fellow / Visiting Researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin (Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft – HIIG) (2017). Coordinator of the Institute for Internet and Society of Rio de Janeiro – ITS Rio (2017-2019). Researcher and Project Leader at FGV Law School (Getulio Vargas Foundation) in the Center for Technology & Society (2010-2017). Author of the books “Among Data and Robots: Ethics and Privacy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” (Entre Dados e Robôs: Ética e Privacidade na Era da Inteligência Artificial, 2019), “The Internet of Things” (A Internet das Coisas, 2018), “Digital Rights: Latin America and the Caribbean” (2017), “Present Horizon: Technology and Society in Debate” (Horizonte Presente, Tecnologia e Sociedade em Debate, 2018) and “Connected Democracy” (Democracia Conectada, 2014). Associated Researcher at the Law Schools Global League and Member of the Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers. Member of German-Portuguese Law Association (Tagung der Deutsch-Lusitanischen Juristenvereinigung) and the Brazilian-German Law Association (DBJV – Deutsch-Brasilianische Juristenvereinigung e.V.). Ph.D. in Law (Doctor in Law) and Master of Science (M.Sc. / Master of Philosophy – M.Phil. in Law) in Constitutional Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) with a thesis on Digital Democracy, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence through the lenses of Data Protection and Ethics. Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), with academic exchange at the University of Coimbra and Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3. Coordinator of the Project “Digital Rights: Latin America and the Caribbean”, alongside with prestigious Latin American organizations (2012-2017). Coordinator of Creative Commons Brazil and Access to Knowledge Project (2012-2017). Lawyer and founding Partner of the Law Firm “Magrani e Pragmácio Advogados“. Founding Member and Secretary of the Data Protection Commission on the Brazilian Bar Association (Order of Attorneys of Brazil). Project Lead Researcher, acting actively on Internet regulation, Digital Rights, Data Protection, Artificial Intelligence, and Intellectual Property fields for more than ten years, Magrani was also one of the developers of Brazil’s first comprehensive Internet legislation: Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights (“Marco Civil da Internet”).