Alain Strowel is professor at the UCLouvain and at the University Saint-Louis, Brussels where he teaches courses in intellectual property, IT and media law. He also gives a course in the advanced masters in intellectual property and IT law at the Munich IP Law Center and University of Alicante. In 2020-2021, he was fellow at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (Berlin). Alain is avocat at the Brussels bar since 1988, now with the firm Pierstone. He is an arbiter for the WIPO and “.be” domain names dispute resolution systems.
He has been elected to the Academia Europaea in 2012. Since 2019, he chairs the Intellectual Property working group of All European Academies (ALLEA). Alain graduated in law, economics and philosophy at the UCLouvain and the University of Amsterdam. He holds a PhD in Law from UCLouvain. Today his research focuses on data governance, Artificial Intelligence and the regulation of online platforms.