Celia Lerman

Celia Lerman, Lawyer (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Valedictorian) and Intellectual Property LLM (Universidad Austral), is a Professor and Researcher of Intellectual Property at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella law school, and the coordinator of the Internet Governance initiative at the Latin American E-Commerce Institute (eInstituto).

Her areas of research include intellectual property, Internet governance and private international law. Prior to her career in academia, she was an associate lawyer in the IP department at Mitrani, Caballero, Ojám y Ruiz Moreno (2008-2010).

She was the Visiting Intellectual Property Scholar of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at Columbia University (2012), and a selected professor by the WIPO-WTO (2012).

She is a member of the Latin America and the Caribbean Strategy Steering Committee at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) (2012-present), where she was previously an ICANN fellow (2011-2013).

She has received the Buenos Aires Bar Association Award for Excellence (2007), and the Fulbright Foreign Award to pursue her doctoral studies in the United States (2014-2015).