- IP law, policy and governance of artificial intelligence and biotechnology
Dr Sideri is assistant professor of political science at Panteion University in Athens, Greece. Previously she was a Marie Curie Individual Fellow based at the Bioethics Institute Gent, in Belgium, associate research fellow at the University of Oxford, Centre for SocioLegal Studies and lecturer in IP law at the University of Exeter. She has acted as an advisor for the Tech transfer office of the Agricultural University of Athens and the Tech transfer office of the University of Crete. Dr Sideri’s research interests include the link between innovation and democracy, technoscience studies, solidarity and vaccine hesitancy, Intellectual property law, governance and strategy, with a focus on algorithms, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. She has published in journals such asScience and Public Policy.Journal of Law and the BiosciencesJournal of Technology Transfer.European Law Journal.Hermore recent monograph isPatents as Discourse on Life: Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governance. (Routledge; 2014).She is now working on a new monograph with the title 'Innovation for Whose Good?'
In this book, Katerina Sideri engages with a cluster of some of the most pressing social and ethical issues of our time concerning the appropriate role and limits of technological innovation. Sideri argues, that more attention needs to be paid to the potential role of institutions, such as patents, in reinforcing key ethical understandings about human behaviour, wellbeing, and the value of knowledge. This is a book that will be of great interest to anyone concerned with questions about the appropriate future role of biotechnology and of scientific innovation more broadly.’
Michael Parker, University of Oxford, UK
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