Eduardo Magrani

Membro do Observatório


  • Doctor of Laws (Ph.D / Juris Doctor).
  • Post Doctor at the Munich Center for Technology & Society of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on Data Protection and Ethics of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Google Regional Legal Counsel for Portugal (Secondment/CCA). Senior Consultant at CCA Law Firm on TMT in Portugal.
  • Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (BKC) at Harvard University.
  • Co-Developer of Brazil’s first comprehensive Internet legislation: Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights (“Marco Civil da Internet”).
  • Partner at Demarest Advogados, head of “Privacy, Technology & Cybersecurity” and “Intellectual Property & Innovation” areas.
  • Advisor and Consultant for the development of National Strategy Plans for Artificial Intelligence in Germany and Brazil.
  • President of the National Institute for Data Protection in Brazil. Senior Fellow at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung/KAS on the European and International Cooperation team for “Global Innovation Policy, Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence”.
  • Coordinator for strategic projects on the development of Ethical & Responsible Artificial Intelligence in the public sector in Brazil. Professor of Law & Technology and Intellectual Property at FGV Law School, IBMEC and PUC-Rio in Brazil.
  • Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Portugal, teaching the modules “Big Data & Law”, “Law in a Digital Economy” and “Internet of Things”.
  • Associate Researcher at LATAM Digital Center in Mexico.
  • Fellow at Humboldt University in Berlin at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (2017).
  • Coordinator of the Institute for Internet and Society of Rio de Janeiro – ITS Rio (2017-2019).
  • Researcher and Project Leader at FGV in the Center for Technology & Society (2010-2017). Coordinator of Creative Commons Brazil  (2012-2017).
  • Coordinator of the project Digital Rights: Latin America and the Caribbean, alongside Latin American organizations (2012-2017).
  • Lawyer and policy expert on Data Protection, Internet governance, Digital Rights, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, cybersecurity and Intellectual Property with 15 years of experience in these fields. 
  • Author of the books “Connected Democracy” (Democracia Conectada), “The Internet of Things” (A Internet das Coisas), “Among Data and Robots: Ethics and Privacy in the Era of Hyperconnectivity” (Entre Dados e Robôs: Ética e Privacidade na Era da Hiperconectividade) and “Digital Rights: Latin America and the Caribbean”.
  • Collaborator and columnist at MIT tech review Journal and the Israel Public Policy Institute (IPPI).