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Argyri Panezi


Argyri Panezi


Assistant Professor of Law and Technology, IE University


Law and Technology

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Professor Panezi is an expert in law and technology and intellectual property.

She specializes in Internet law and policy, intellectual property law, with an emphasis on digital copyright, as well as data protection, intellectual goods management, automation, machine learning and AI.

Her current research focuses on digitization and AI. She has previously written on digitization, on copyright issues related to digital libraries, and on the European legal framework applicable to cultural heritage institutions. More recently she is also working on algorithmic control in the everyday life as well as the future of work.

At IE Law School Professor Panezi teaches contracts, with an emphasis on smart contracts, as well as a Masters course on copyright law in the digital era. She supervises theses on various topics of law and technology and intellectual property.

Professor Panezi holds a Ph.D. from the European University Institute, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School and an LL.B. from the University of Athens. She is a research fellow at Stanford University and has held research and teaching positions at the European University Institute, at Berkeley School of Law and at the New York University School of Law. Prior to her doctoral studies she practiced competition law in a private law firm in Brussels.

Professor Panezi enjoys reading and discussing about art, technology, sciences and the law.



Assistant Professor of Law and Technology, IE University

Post-doctoral fellow, Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford PACS, Stanford University

Hauser Global Fellow, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, New York University School of Law, (2016-17)

Research fellow, European University Institute Library (2015-18)

Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley School of Law (2014-15)

Attorney at Law, K&L Gates LLP (2010-11)



Ph.D. in Law, European University Institute

LL.M, Harvard Law School

LL.B., University of Athens, School of Law