Mariana Valente

Mariana Valente

Mariana Valente

Prof. Dr.

Assistant Professor of International Economic Law

Büro 34-015
Varnbüelstrasse 19
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Internet Policy; New Technologies and the globalization of digital markets

Knowledge Economy; Intellectual Property Regime; Global Intellectual Property Standards; Media Law and Arts and Culture Law

Gender inequalities; hate speech; fundamental rights; international law; and the Regulation of Technologies


2018    Ph.D., Law, University of São Paulo, Brazil 

    Cum Laude

2017    Visiting Ph.D Student at the UC Berkeley School of Law, U.S.

2013    Master, Law, University of São Paulo, Brazil

   Cum Laude

2009    B.A., Law, University of São Paulo, Brazil

2007    Certificate in German Law, LMU Munich, Germany

2007    Fellowship, DAAD – Deutsche Akademischer Austauschdienst

2006    Linkage Program, Yale University, U.S.

2003    Technician in Data Processing, University of Campinas

Professional Career

Since 2014    Associate Director of InternetLab – law and technology research center, São Paulo, Brazil
Since 2008    Researcher at CEBRAP (Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento) / Law and Democracy Nucleus
2021 - 2022   TikTok Trust and Safety Council Brazil member
2021 - 2022   Professor of Graduate Studies at Insper University
2019 - 2022   Professor of Executive Education at Insper University

2019 - 2021   Creative Commons Brazil Coordinator
2014 - 2016   Coordinator and lecturer of the Law, Internet and Society Nucleus at the University of São Paulo
2012 - 2014   Researcher / Professor of Graduate Studies at Center of Technology and Society, Getúlio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro
2009 - 2012  Legal Coordinator – Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo
2006 - 2012   Student assistant in Sociology of Law, University of São Paulo Law School

Editorial Board

Editorial Board, Internet & Society Journal, Brazil