Danièle Bourcier, doctorate in Public Law, is director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CERSA, Paris. She is associated professor at the University of Paris 1 in eGovernment.
Scientific lead of CC France, she works on Commons Governance and Regulation. She wrote 16 books (collective or not) and many papers in
the field of IT, Cognition and Law. She is an appointed member of the Comite d'Ethique des Sciences (CNRS).
Pompeu Casanovas, director of the UAB Institute of Law and Technology (http://idt.uab.cat) and professor of Philosophy of Law at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He has an extended PI experience in several international and national research projects on legal ontologies, sociolegal studies, and the Semantic Web. He is the author of many books and scientific papers. He is general editor of La Razòn Aurea (Ed. Comares, Granada), IDT Series (Ed. Huygens, Barcelona) and, with Giovanni Sartor, of Law, Governance and Technology (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg), and EPAP Series in Legal Information and Communication Technologies (Florence).
Melanie Dulong de Rosnayis a researcher in law and information science. She is the publications manager of Communia, the European network on the digital public domain coordinated by Politecnico di Torino. Member of the Creative Commons Netherlands team at the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam in 2009-2010, she was a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School and at Science Commons in 2007-2008. She co-founded Creative Commons France at CERSA of University Paris 2 in 2003.
Catharina Maracke is a German qualified lawyer and Associate Professor at the Graduate School for Media and Governance, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Keio University. She graduated from the University of Kiel and the Hamburg Court of Appeal, Germany, with the first and second state examination. While studying she obtained a scholarship from the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law in Munich to write her PhD thesis on the History of the German Copyright Act of 1965. As international Director at Creative Commons she has overseen the international licensing projects for more than 3 years.