Primavera De Filippi

Researcher, CNRS / Berkman Center at Harvard

Primavera De Filippi is a Permanent Researcher at the National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris, a Faculty Associate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and a Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute.

Her research focuses on the legal challenges and opportunities of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence, with specific focus on trust and governance. She is the author of the book “Blockchain and the Law,” published by Harvard University Press. She was awarded a €2M grant from the European Research Council to investigate the implications of blockchain technology on institutional governance and global governance.

Primavera is also an artist ( and legal expert for Creative Commons in France. She was a founding member of the Global Future Council on Blockchain Technologies at the World Economic Forum, and co-founder of the Internet Governance Forum’s dynamic coalitions on Blockchain Technology (

Primavera De Filippi can be seen in:

Plenary: Stories We Tell About Data Main Stage
13:00-14:15 UTC+0 | Thursday 10 Dec