Lectures on privacy and data protection organized by PRIVACY LATAM for 2014

PRIVACYLATAM is organizing together with the University of San Andres a series of lectures on Right to Privacy, Data protection, copyright and Internet law for the second semester of 2014. We will focus in exploring the conficts between privacy rights and other rights.

Venue: Sede centro de la Universidad de San Andrés localizada en 25 de mayo 586, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Program follows

June, 17 2014

The case CIPPEC v. Estado Nacional: conflict between data protection, privacy and freedom of information

Mr. Ramiro Alvarez Ugarte, lawyer, member of the gno Asociación por los Derechos Civiles.


July 15, 2014.

Recent cases in the U.S. dealing with the internet, privacy and copyright law: ABC Inc. v. Aereo Inc. , Garcia v. Google  and Joffe v. Google.

Paula Vargas, lawyer, LL.M. Berkeley Law School, Researcher University of San Andres.


August 19, 2014

The Digital Rights Ireland Ltd (case C-293/12) case and the ECJ’s invalidation of the EU Data Retention Directive. Conflict between privacy and security.

Dra. María Verónica Perez Asinari, Head of Complaints and Litigation, European Data Protection Supervisor.


September 16, 2014

The case Claps v. Mercadolibre. The liability of internet intermediaries and freedoom of speech.

Mr. Santiago Gini, Legal Counsel OLX, LL.M. in IP law  Univ. Austral y Professor LL.M. in Enterprise law, Universidad de San Andrés.


October 14, 2014

The new brazilian law on Marco Civil da Internet en Brasil. The Snowden affair and the impact on data protection in Latin America (final text of the statute here)

Prof. Danilo Doneda. Lawyer, Prof. of Law and expert on data protection law. Co-director of the PRIVACY LATAM Project.


November 18, 2014

Comment to the case Arte Gráfico Editorial Argentino v. Castaneda: the conflict between trademark law and freedom of expression on the Internet

Pablo A. Palazzi, Professor of Law Universidad de San Andrés, LLM Fordham Law, Co-director of the PRIVACY LATAM Project.