Palmira Granados Moreno
Palmira Granados is a Mexican lawyer specialized in intellectual property and information technologies and a Doctor of Civil Law candidate at the Faculty of Law at McGill University under the supervision of Professor Richard Gold. Her interests focus on the intersection of intellectual property, ethics, human genetic information, and indigenous peoples. Her work at the Centre of Genomics and Policy focuses on the ethical and legal aspects of research and development involving human genetic information. She is a member of the International Expert Group of the Innovation Partnership, of the New Researchers Group of VALGEN, and of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy of McGill University. Prior to moving to Montreal, she obtained her law degree from la Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico and her LL.M from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. She practiced law with a Mexican leading law firm in the area of intellectual property and information technology and was responsible for teaching the course Law and Public Policy at the Faculty of Law at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico. She has also been closely involved with the Free Software Foundation and Creative Commons Mexico.