Guido Noto La Diega

Guido Noto La Diega


Guido Noto La Diega is a Sicilian academic and practitioner who has been working on law & innovation for over a decade in Italy, the UK, Switzerland, Germany, Brazil, and Russia.
Noto La Diega is Associate Professor of Intellectual Property and Privacy Law at the University of Stirling (Scotland), where he is Deputy Director of the LLB Programmes, teaches Media Law and Intellectual Property Law, and carries out research at the Center for Research on Information, Surveillance, and Privacy (CRISP). His main expertise is in Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and blockchain. Holder of a PhD (Unipa), a postdoc (QMUL), and an HEA Fellowship, Noto La Diega has a strong publication and bidding record and their works on Cyber Law and Intellectual Property have been cited by the cited by the EU Court of Justice's Advocate General, the House of Lords, the European Commission, and the Council of Europe, amongst others. In parallel to his commitments at Stirling and Nexa, Noto La Diega is Coordinator of the Scottish Law and Innovation Network (SCOTLIN) funded by The Royal Society of Edinburgh; Director of ‘Ital-IoT’ Centre of Multidisciplinary Research on the Internet of Things; Visiting Professor at the University of Macerata; Fellow of NINSO Northumbria Internet & Society Research Group; and Trustee & Executive Committee Member of the Society of Legal Scholars, the oldest and largest society of law academics in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Alongside research and teaching, Noto La Diega is a qualified lawyer called to the Bar of Italy in 2013 (non-practising) and Co-founder of consultancy firm DPA2018. He was part of the team who carried out "The law of Service Robots" collaboration between TIM's JOL CRAB and the Nexa Center for Internet and Society. He is currently completing a monograph on “Internet of Things and the Law” for Routledge and on research projects about copyright and lecture capture.