Mélanie Dulong de Rosnay is a permanent researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) working on the international governance of digital commons and access to knowledge. Permanent researcher at the CNRS Institute for Communication Sciences, Visiting Fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science Department of Media and Communications, associated researcher at CERSA (CNRS University Paris 2), where she is Creative Commons France legal lead since 2003. She co-founded in 2011 Communia international association on the digital public domain, which she currently chairs. She is teaching copyright law and participating to research projects on commons-based peer-production, public sector information, distributed architectures, open scientific data and public domain digitization. A graduate in political sciences and a PhD in law, she was a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society of Harvard Law School and at the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam. Her publications are available at