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Alain Strowel Portrait

Alain Strowel is professor of law at the UCLouvain and the University Saint-Louis, Brussels where he teaches intellectual property, media law and EU IT law. He also gives a course in an advanced master in IP and IT law at the Munich IP Law Center and is a senior fellow at the Berlin Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in 2020-2021.

Attorney at the Brussels bar since 1988, he is today partner at Pierstone, a law firm specialized in tech law. His experience focuses on intellectual property and Internet law.

He was elected to the Academia Europaea in 2012. Since 2019, he chairs the IP working group of the ALLEA (All European Academies) of which he is a member since 2011. Alain graduated in law, economics and philosophy at the UCLouvain and the University of Amsterdam. Today his research focuses on data governance and the law of artificial intelligence and online platforms.