Visiting Researcher/ June 2011
Dr. Marina Markellou is an Intellectual Property Attorney in Greece. After accomplishing a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property on September 2005 in Montpellier of France, she was offered a scholarship by the Greek State to pursue a Ph.D. degree in the field of Copyright law (University of Montpellier/University of Athens-high distinction). Her primary research interests concern intellectual property as well as data protection law and telecommunication law. Member of the Greek group of the International Literal and Artistic Association (ALAI), she often participates as a legal expert in many European programs (IDABC project on December 2008/Twinning Project on December 2007). She started working at Ionian University at 2010 as an adj. Lecturer in the field of “Law and Art” at the Department of Audio-Visual Arts. She is currently preparing a post-doctoral project in evaluating the practice of artistic appropriation from a legal and sociological point of view.