Lucie Guibault

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Dr. Lucie Guibault is Honorary Fellow  at the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). She studied law at the Université de Montréal (Canada) and received in 2002 her doctorate from the University of Amsterdam, where she defended her thesis on Copyright Limitations and Contracts: An Analysis of the Contractual Overridability of Limitations on Copyright. Since 1997 she was a senior researcher and associate professor in copyright and intellectual property at IViR. In July 2017 she has accepted a tenured professorship at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. She is specialized in international and comparative copyright and intellectual property law. Lucie Guibault has been carrying out research for the European Commission, Dutch ministries, UNESCO and the Council of Europe. Her main areas of interest include copyright and related rights in the information society, open content licensing, collective rights management, limitations and exceptions in copyright, and author’s contract law. She has been involved as legal partner in Creative Commons Netherlands since 2005 and in projects related to Europeana (EuropeanaConnect and Europeana Awareness) since 2009. Dr. Guibault is member of the international editorial board of Les Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, member of the editorial board of the Journal of Intellectual Property and Information Technology (JIPITEC), and correspondent for the Netherlands for Computer Law Review International (CRi).