Cyra A. Choudhury

Cyra A. Choudhury is a Professor of Law at Florida International University College of Law. She holds a J.D. and an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center and a M.A. in Comparative Politics and Political Theory from Columbia University. Her areas of expertise include family law in the digital age, reproductive rights and international surrogacy, and data privacy and the family.

Her research interests are broad and interdisciplinary, encompassing critical legal theory, feminist legal theory, and postcolonial studies. She is the founder of the Theorizing Feminist Solidarity working group which brings together feminist legal scholars to collaborate on feminist legal theory and praxis and to build solidarity across identity differences. She has published extensively in academic journals, including the University of Colorado Law Review, University of Cincinnati Law Review, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, and the Michigan Journal of International Law. She has also contributed chapters to a number of edited volumes and is the series editor for the Critical Introductions: Law, Gender, and Inequality for Anthem Press.

In addition to her academic pursuits, Professor Choudhury is actively involved in public scholarship and advocacy. She has been a commentator on various media outlets and has participated in numerous conferences and workshops both nationally and internationally.

Michael Goodyear

Michael Goodyear is an Acting Assistant Professor at New York University School of Law. He specializes in intellectual property law, with a focus on copyrights and trademarks. Moreover, he has a keen interest in the intersection of law and technology, particularly as it relates to the digital age.

He holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and an A.B. in History and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations from the University of Chicago.

Michael has published numerous articles in prestigious law journals and has presented his research at various academic conferences. His work often explores the legal challenges and opportunities presented by emerging technologies.

Before joining academia, Michael worked in the private sector, where he gained practical experience in intellectual property litigation. This experience has enriched his academic work, providing a real-world perspective to his research.

Ruyi Ding

Ruyi Ding is a PhD candidate at the Department of Law, Stockholm University, Sweden, specializing in law and information technology. Her academic journey is marked by a rich and diverse educational background, spanning multiple countries and disciplines.

She further expanded her expertise by obtaining an LLM in Intellectual Property Law from the China University of Political Science and Law in 2017, followed by another LLM in Computer and Communications Law from Queen Mary, University of London, UK, in 2019.

Ruyi’s current research as a PhD candidate, expected to be completed by Spring 2025, focuses on the regulation of facial analysis (FA) technology in education within the EU and China. Her dissertation aims to define the boundaries of legitimate use of FA technology in educational contexts, establishing a common ground for evaluating the evolving regulatory landscapes in both regions. This includes a comparative study of the EU’s and China’s regulatory approaches to FA technology in education, investigating the reasons behind their similarities and differences.


Riccardo Michele Colangelo

Riccardo Michele Colangelo is a distinguished academic currently serving as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Turin, Italy. He has recently been awarded a scolarship and he started his PhD at the Universitas Mercatorum in Rome.

Riccardo specializes in the areas of legal informatics, data protection, commercial law, law for digital economy, corp-tech and corporate digital responsibility.

Riccardo has an impressive portfolio of research, with numerous publications in esteemed journals. His research interests are diverse, covering topics such as data protection, AI and corporate governance, the role of corporate digital responsibility in modern enterprises.

In addition to his research endeavors, Riccardo is deeply committed to education and has a rich teaching experience. After several years as Teaching and Research Assistant in Legal Informatics and Logic at the University of Pavia, Department of Law, becoming the first collaborator of Professor Romano Oneda, he has taught various courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels: Legal Informatics and Logic, Legal Informatics, Elements of Law and Information Processing Systems (University of Pavia) and Law for Digital Economy (University of Turin). As part of a second-level master’s degree program at the University of Turin, he has taught legal aspects related to privacy, cybersecurity and AI too.

Known for his engaging teaching style, Riccardo has the ability to make complex theoretical concepts easily understandable, fostering an environment that encourages student participation and critical thinking.

He is an active member of several professional organizations (e.g. ANDIG – Associazione Nazionale Docenti Informatica Giuridica e Diritto dell’Informatica) and research projects; he is also a frequent speaker at professional and academic conferences and seminars, where he shares his latest research findings and collaborates with peers.

His dedication to academic excellence, both in research and teaching, makes him a valuable member of the University of Turin and the broader academic community in the field of legal informatics and corp-tech studies

Sebastian Schwemer

Sebastian Schwemer is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR) at the University of Copenhagen. He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Oslo’s Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL).

His primary research interest lies at the crossroads of regulation and technology. Sebastian’s work delves into the intricate relationship between technology, society, and the legal framework. His research areas encompass a wide spectrum of topics, including internet information, intermediaries, decentralized systems, and automation, featuring buzzwords like algorithms, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing (NLP). He maintains a keen focus on digital copyright, platform regulation, content moderation, algorithmic governance, and enforcement. Sebastian is particularly fascinated by the application of computer science in the legal domain.

Sebastian actively engages in strategic educational initiatives related to technology, such as Teknosofikum, KU2023 Digitalisation of the Core Curriculum, and the University of Oslo’s Centre on Experiential Legal Learning (CELL). He also contributes to projects centered around legal innovation, including the Legal Innovation Lab Oslo (LILO).

In recognition of his contributions, Sebastian was honored with the prestigious Tietgen Prize in 2018. In 2020, he provided advisory expertise to the European Commission regarding the revision of the e-Commerce Directive, which culminated in the Digital Service Act. Beyond academia, Sebastian plays an active role in the technology ecosystem and is among the founders of the #CPHFTW Foundation and Techfestival Copenhagen.

Sebastian is a frequent speaker at prominent conferences such as RightsCon, EPIP, and GigaNet. His insights and expertise have garnered attention from national and international media outlets, including WIRED UK, The Verge, MIT Technology Review, Techcrunch, Politico, DR, Politiken, Tagesspiegel, Deutschlandfunk, ORF, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and many others. His work continues to shape the discourse at the intersection of law and technology, making him a prominent figure in this rapidly evolving field.

Ilona Schembri

Ilona Schembri serves as a Lecturer in Commercial Law at the University of Malta. Her lecturing portfolio is extensive and includes courses such as Company Law, Competition Law, Advanced Company Law, Introduction to Financial Services Legislation, Securities Regulation, Legal Aspects of Winding Up and Corporate Recovery, Corporate Re-Organisation and Liquidation, Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts with Special Focus on Securities and Financing Related Contracts, and Core Issues and Developments in Company Law.

Dr. Schembri is an expert in commercial law, with a focus on company law, competition law, and financial services legislation. Her academic contributions extend to securities regulation and the legal aspects of corporate recovery and liquidation. She has also specialized in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, particularly those related to securities and financing

Dr. Ilona Schembri is a leading figure in the field of commercial law, contributing both to academia and legal practice. Her expertise in company law, competition law, and financial services legislation makes her an invaluable asset to the Faculty of Laws at the University of Malta.

Chiara Gallese Nobile

Chiara Gallese is a leading figure in the field of legal and technological research. She currently serves as a postdoctoral research fellow in the UNI 4 JUSTICE project at the University of Trieste’s Department of Mathematics and Geosciences. In addition, she is a guest researcher in the RAISE project at the Department of Electrical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, and a research fellow in the REMIDE project at the School of Engineering at Carlo Cattaneo University – LIUC.

Chiara has an exceptional academic background. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in East Asian Languages, Law, and Economics from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, followed by another Master’s degree in Law from the University of Padua. She completed her Ph.D. in Law at Ca’ Foscari in 2017.

Her research is focused on Privacy, AI & Law, Data Ethics, and Law & Technology. Her work is highly interdisciplinary, bridging the gap between law and data science. In the future, she aims to delve deeper into issues related to data and AI training, particularly biases in datasets.

In 2023, she was awarded an MSCA fellowship. She is a member of several professional organizations, including IEEE, ACM, IAPP, SIFD, and Mensa International.

As for her publications, some of her most recent works include articles on the legal aspects of the use of artificial intelligence in telemedicine and the regulation of smart robots and artificial intelligence in the European Union.


Frantisek Kasl

Frantisek Kasl is an important postdoctoral researcher with a multifaceted expertise that spans the intersection of law and technology. He holds positions at both the Centre for Education, Research, and Innovation in Information and Communication Technologies within the Faculty of Informatics and the Institute of Law and Technology within the Faculty of Law, both at Masaryk University.

Throughout his career, Frantisek has made significant contributions to the academic and research communities. He has been closely involved with the “Review of Law and Technology” since 2017, initially as the deputy editor-in-chief and subsequently taking on the role of editor-in-chief in 2022. His leadership in this capacity has greatly impacted the discourse on law and technology.

Frantisek’s research interests are wide-ranging and encompass critical areas such as personal data protection, cybersecurity, cybercrime, and smart grid technologies. He has actively participated in numerous national and international research projects that explore the legal dimensions of these fields, contributing to advancements in knowledge and practice.

An engaging lecturer, Frantisek has been delivering insightful lectures since 2017, covering a spectrum of topics that include privacy, personal data protection, cybersecurity, data economy, media law, blockchain technologies, and online gambling. His pedagogical contributions have enriched the education of students and professionals alike.

Frantisek Kasl’s scholarly output is prolific, evident through his authorship and co-authorship of national reports, research studies, books, and articles. His written work is a valuable resource for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the legal implications of technology.

Furthermore, Frantisek serves as an external lecturer in the LLM program at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, highlighting his international involvement in legal education. He has also played a pivotal role in the supervision and review of theses in various Master of Law programs, demonstrating his commitment to nurturing the next generation of legal minds.

Beyond his legal pursuits, Frantisek possesses a background in international economics and enterprise valuation, further enhancing his comprehensive expertise in both the legal and economic dimensions of the digital age.

Efstratios Koulierakis

Efstratios Koulierakis is an Early Stage Researcher working at the Faculty of Law at the University of Groningen. He is a member of the STeP research group and is supervised by Professor Mifsud Bonnici and Dr. Milaj-Weishaar for his PhD research. Efstratios holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from KU Leuven, where he graduated cum laude.

His research focuses on the legal aspects of knowledge graph applications, specifically concerning Article 25 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He has published an article titled The challenge of incorporating legal rules into digital applications: a theoretical exploration of article 25 GDPR in the Illyrius – International Scientific Review.

Simona Klimbacher

Simona Klimbacher is graduated at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome and earned her LL.M. in Banking, Corporate & Finance at the Fordham University School of Law in New York; she also attended the executive course “Structural Issues in Law Firm Management” at Fordham University where she is currently actively involved in the Mentorship Program for undergraduate law students.

Since 2017 she collaborates with the Department of Judicial Science at the University of Milan as Didactic Coordinator of the post-graduate courses in Data Protection & Data Governance and Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Platforms and teaching assistant in Legal Informatics and at the Law course in Smart Cities, AI and Digital Transformation Law with focus on legal issues connected with new technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing and cybersecurity.

She is admitted to the Milan Bar and the New York State Bar (USA).