Clara Sattler de Sousa e Brito
She holds both undergraduate and master degrees in physics, philosophy and psychology as well as in law. In 2003 she worked as an academic researcher in the area of biotechnology. Since 2004 Clara Sattler de Sousa e Brito is a PhD candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property (MPI) in Munich, Germany.
At the center of her research are problems in the intersecting areas of law, ethics and modern technologies, especially biotechnology or information & communication technology. The interaction between innovation and social norms, access to knowledge, access to medicine and issues regarding IP in the life sciences (e.g., genomics, proteomics or stem cells) are of specific importance to her.