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Dr Zoi Krokida
Lecturer in AI, Innovation and Law


Zoi is a Lecturer in AI, Innovation and Law at Brunel University London. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an International Research Fellow at the Information Society Law Center of the University of Milan (2022-2025) and a visiting Lecturer at the University of Trento (2022, 2023). Zoi is at the Coordinating Board of the Scottish Law and Innovation Network (SCOTLIN) and is also the BILETA research award recipient for the project '‘Are the website blocking injunctions an effective tool to combat online piracy?’ and a co-investigator of the research grant on the project of ‘Social Media-Facilitated Trafficking of Children and Young People’ by the ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre.

Previously, she held academic positions at the University of Stirling, De Montfort University and University of Reading. She holds a PhD in Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law without corrections from the University of Reading, an LLM with specialization in European Commercial Law from the University of Freiburg and an LLB (Ptychio) from Democritus University of Thrace.

Since 2012, she has been a member of the Athens Bar Association and worked as a lawyer in commercial and intellectual property law cases. In 2015, she was employed as a legal Bluebook Trainee at the Cabinet of the EU Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs at the European Commission in Brussels.

Her main research interests lie in the field of Information Technology law, Copyright and Trade mark law. In particular, she is interested in ISPs’ regulatory framework, online copyright and trade mark infringements, online defamation, protection of internet users' rights, enhancement of innovation in the digital world and responsible use of AI technology.

Zoi is a regular contributor to the Kluwer Copyright Blog and has extensively published in leading journals such as the European Law Review, Intellectual Property Quarterly and European Intellectual Property Review. Her monograph with the title Internet Service Provider Liability for Copyright and Trade Mark Infringement: Towards an EU Co-Regulatory Framework has been published by Hart Publishing (2022). She has been invited to give talks on the use of filtering tools and their implications to freedom of expression and creativy at the Copyright Literacy web seminars and at the Fair Dealing week event organized by the Copyright and Legal Group of the Scottish Confederation of University & Research Libraries.

Finally, Zoi is acting as an external examiner at Birmingham City University at the LLM on International Business Law & LLM International Business Law with Professional Placement (2021-2025) and at the University of South Wales at the LLM in Intellectual Property Law (in partnership with the Intellectual Property Office) (2022-2026).