Rita Matulionyte is an international expert in intellectual property and information technology law, with a recent focus on legal regulation and governance of artificial intelligence technologies. She acquired her PhD from Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for intellectual property and competition law in 2010. Since then she has researched and lectured in universities in Japan, Germany, Lithuania, and Australia. To date, she has published around 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, as well as a monograph (Applicable Law to Copyright Infringement: A Comparison of ALI and CLIP Principles). Rita has been invited to present in conferences in Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States, and has prepared reports for the European Commission, European Patent Office, and governments of South Korea and Lithuania.