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Dr Guido Noto La Diega

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

Dr Guido Noto La Diega is a Senior Lecturer in Cyber Law and Intellectual Property Law at Northumbria University, School of Law, where they are International Research Partnerships Coordinator and Co-Convenor of NINSO Northumbria Internet & Society Research Group.

Holder of a Phd (Unipa), a postdoc (QMUL), and an HEA Fellowship, Dr Noto La Diega has a strong publication and bidding record and their works on Cyber Law and Intellectual Property have been cited by the EU Court of Justice's Advocate General and by the House of Lords.

Outside of Northumbria, Dr Noto La Diega is Director of ‘Ital-IoT’ Centre of Multidisciplinary Research on the Internet of Things, Fellow of the Nexa Center for Internet and Society, and Executive Committee Member of the Society of Legal Scholars, the oldest and largest society of law academics.

Alongside research and teaching, Dr Noto La Diega is a qualified lawyer called to the Bar of Italy in 2013 and Co-founder of consultancy firm DPA2018

Guido Noto La Diega

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Can Permissionless Blockchains be Regulated and Resolve Some of the Problems of Copyright Law?, Noto La Diega, G., Stacey, J. 29 Jul 2019, Blockchain and Web 3.0, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Artificial Intelligence and databases in the age of big machine data, Noto La Diega, G. 1 May 2019
  • Can the law fix the problems of fashion? An empirical study on social norms and power imbalance in the fashion industry, Noto La Diega, G. 1 Jan 2019, In: Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice
  • Grinding privacy in the Internet of Bodies, Noto La Diega, G. 13 Dec 2018, Data Protection and Privacy: The Internet of Bodies, Hart
  • Data as Digital Assets, Noto La Diega, G. 8 Nov 2018, Personal Data in Competition, Consumer Protection and Intellectual Property Law, Germany, Springer
  • Should Grindr users worry about what China will do with their data?, Noto La Diega, G. 31 Aug 2018
  • Against the dehumanisation of decision-making, Noto La Diega, G. 23 May 2018, In: Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law
  • NINSO (The Northumbria Internet & Society Research Interest Group) – written evidence (IRN0035) Submission to House of Lords Select Committee on Communications Inquiry: “The Internet: to regulate or not to regulate?”, Noto La Diega, G., Bessant, C., Thanaraj, A., Giles, C., Kreitem, H., Allsopp, R. 23 May 2018
  • Some Considerations on Intelligent Online Behavioural Advertising, Noto La Diega, G. 1 Mar 2018, In: Revue du droit des technologies de l'information
  • Non-conventional marks: the EU reform of trade marks, Brexit, and the Internet of Things, Noto La Diega, G. 16 Jan 2018, In: Diritto Mercato Tecnologia


  • Education Fellow of the Higher Education Academy June 06 2018
  • Law Related Studies PhD May 05 2014
  • Member Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) 2015

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Daria Onitiu Start: 01/10/2018


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