Melanie Dulong de Rosnay

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay

Research Associate Professor

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay, PhD in law (University Paris 2, 2007) is a permanent researcher at the Institute for Communication Sciences of CNRS/Paris Sorbonne/UPMC, a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science Department of Media and Communications, and a board member of Internet Policy Review, OpenEdition and Knowledge Ecology International Europe.

Melanie’s research focuses on the techno-legal infrastructure and policy for information and digital commons. She is a work package lead of the H2020 CAPS project netCommons on community wireless networks. She also works on algorithmic regulation, distributed architectures, peer production, open access and licensing (for public sector information, scientific data and publications, public domain works and digital native heritage).

She co-edited three open access books on the digital public domain and digital commons. Her second authored book, Digital Golems. Copyright and Lex Electronica was featured in Le Monde Diplomatique Books of the Month, and her first co-authored monograph Intellectual Property, Geopolitics and Globalisation was translated into Arabic.

Former Communia and Creative Commons France founding member, former staff at Berkman, IViR, Nexa, IRCAM and a cultural community center, she studied political sciences, international relations, and European law in Lyon, France, Leipzig, Germany, and Tilburg, the Netherlands.