Dr Maja Bogataj Jančič

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Founder, Intellectual Property Institute (IPI)

Maja Bogataj Jančič is a founder and a head of the Intellectual Property Institute, IPI, a private research and consulting institution in the field of intellectual property located in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Maja has earned her law degree from University of Ljubljana (law, ‘96) and holds master’s degrees from the Universities of Ljubljana (economics, ‘99), Harvard (law, ‘00) and Turin (intellectual property, ’05) and a PhD degree in copyright law from the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana.

Her research and consulting area is intellectual property, mainly copyright. She is an arbiter in the domain name disputes for the domain name .si and a trademark and design attorney. She is a Council member of Communia. She is Creative Commons Slovenia. She is a Co-Chair of the Data Governance working group of the GPAI (The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence).