Severine Dusollier is Professor of Intellectual Property, vice-dean for research and Head of the Master in Innovation Law at the Law School of Sciences Po (Paris). From 2006-2014, she was Professor at the University of Namur (Belgium), and, from 2010 to 2014, Director of the CRIDS (Research Centre in Information, Law and Society).
Recognised as an academic expert of copyright and IP, she has carried out research for the Belgian Government, WIPO, the Council of Europe, UNESCO, the European Commission and Parliament. She was the holder of an ERC (European Research Council) Research Grant (2014-2019) on commons and inclusivity in property. Her current research relates to copyright in the digital environment, IP limitations and exceptions, open access, public domain and the commons, the notion of the author, contractual protection of authors and creators.