Of counsel

Eduardo Magrani


Eduardo is a Senior Of Counsel  in CCA's TMT practice, having joined the firm in April 2022. He has a PhD in Law from the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University and a Post-Doctorate from the Department of Science, Technology and Society of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), of which he is a Guest Lecturer and head of the "Governance of Digitalisation, Data Protection and Artificial Intelligence" module.

He is a Professor at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon and is the head of IT-related subjects such as "Big Data & Law". At the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo, Brazil, he is in charge of Law and Technology and Data Protection matters, as well as courses on Algorithm Governance.

He is a Cybersecurity specialist by the Portuguese National Cybersecurity Academy and has worked as a Partner at Demarest Advogados in Brazil, heading the "Intellectual Property" and "Privacy, Technology and Cybersecurity" areas.

His has a solid experience in complex information security and data governance cases involving multinational companies in the United States, Latin America and Europe, as well as in providing legal advice on highly complex strategic cases involving public and private entities, particularly in the implementation of award-winning smart city projects.

  • Post Doctorate in Data Protection and Artificial Intelligence | Technische Universität München - TUM (2021)

  • PhD in Law | Universidade Nova in Lisbon / Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro (2018)

  • Master of Laws | Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro (2014)

  • Law Degree | Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro (2010)

  • Post Doctor at the Munich Center for Technology in Society of the Technical University of Munich, Germany (MCTS / TUM) (2020 – Present)
  • Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University (2020 - Present)
  • Partner at Demarest Advogados, head of the "Privacy, Technology and Cybersecurity" and "Intellectual Property" areas (2020 - Present)
  • Senior Fellow at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Germany (2019 - 2020)
  • President of the National Institute for Data Protection in Brazil (2020 - Present)
  • Professor and Coordinator at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (2017 - Present)
  • Professor at the IBMEC Educational Group (2018 - Present)
  • Professor at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2015 - Present)
  • Professor at Instituto Cesar (2018 - Present)
  • Founding Partner of Magrani & Pragmácio Advogados (2013 - 2020)
  • Coordinator of the Institute for Internet and Society of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2017 - 2019)
  • Researcher and Project Leader at FGV in the Center for Technology & Society (CTS, FGV) at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2010 - 2017)


  • Artificial Intelligence and Youth Welfare in Latin America / Inteligencia Artificial y Bienestar de las Juventudes en America Latina (Ed.) | 2020 - LOM;
  • Coleção Cultura Digital: "Democracia Conectada", "A Internet das Coisas", "Entre Dados e Robôs" and "Vida em Rede".
  • General Data Protection Regulation / Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (Org.) | 2020 - RT;
  • Among Data and Robots: Ethics and Privacy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence / Entre Dados e Robôs: Ética e Privacidade na Era da Inteligência Artificial | 2019 - Arquipélago;
  • Present Horizon / Horizonte Presente (Org.) | 2019 - Casa do Direito;
  • The Internet of Things / A Internet das Coisas | 2018 - FGV;
  • Digital Rights: Latin America and the Caribbean (Org.) | 2017 - FGV;
  • Connected Democracy / Democracia Conectada | 2014 - Jurua; e
  • Reforming Copyright / Direitos Autorais em Reforma | 2011- FGV.


International Magazines:

  • Novas Perspectivas sobre a Ética e os Direitos de Inteligência Artificial | Magazine: Internet Policy Review;
  • A Esfera Pública (Falsa) na Era das Fake News e Filtros-Bolha | Magazine: Cyber Law;
  • As Ameaças da Internet das Coisas em uma Sociedade Tecnologicamente Regulamentada – Um Novo Desafio Legal da Revolução da Informação | Magazine: Orbit;
  • Regulamentação da Internet das Coisas e Ética da Inteligência Artificial | Magazine: Revista Direitos Culturais;
  • Nós somos Big Data: Novas Tecnologias e Gerenciamento de Dados Pessoais | Magazine: Cyber Law; and
  • Construindo Criatividade: Um Argumento para Reformulação do Sistema de Direitos Autorias no Brasil | Magazine: Brazilian Journal of Operations and Production M.


For a comprehensive list of publications, click HERE


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