Sotiria (Ria) Kechagia

Scientific collaborator

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Sotiria (Ria) Kechagia works in the team of Prof. Jacques de Werra in intellectual property law and digital law (cyber-security) on the basis of a partnership with the Center for Digital Trust (C4DT) of the EPFL where she is a scientific collaborator.
Previously, Ria worked as a legal advisor in a law firm specialized in intellectual property law and technology transfer (2017-2018) and as a researcher at the "Health, Ethics and Policy Lab" of the ETHZ (part-time 2018).

Ria studied law at the University of Athens and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Intellectual Property (2007, Queen Mary, University of London, London).
Her research area focuses mainly on data protection and intellectual property (including health data protection, new technologies and intellectual property aspects of medicine).