Emanuilov Ivo E.

Expert in International and European Air Law with a focus on the legal challenges of digitalisation and cyber-physical autonomous technologies in transportation, LL.M.
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Ivo E. Emanuilov


In 2008 graduated from the Technological School Electronic Systems (Technical University of Sofia) (Sofia, Bulgaria). Diploma in Software Engineering and System Programming (Hons).

In 2012 graduated from the Cambridge University (British Law Centre) (Sofia, Bulgaria). Diploma in English Law and European Union Law (2:1).

In 2013 graduated from the Sofia University (Sofia, Bulgaria). LL.M Law (magna cum laude).

In 2016 graduated from the KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium). LL.M Intellectual Property Law and ICT Law (magna cum laude).


From 2016 to present – Lecturer & Learning Manager at the Swiss Distance Learning University (Brigue, Switzerland).

From 2018 to present – Lecturer at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of the Sofia University (Sofia, Bulgaria).


From 2011 to 2014 – Board Member & Researcher at the Justice Development Foundation (Sofia, Bulgaria).

From 2013 to 2014 – Associate at the Penev LLP (Sofia, Bulgaria).

From 2014 to 2016 – Legal Counsel & Research Expert at the Law and Internet Foundation (Sofia, Bulgaria).

From 2016 to present – Researcher at the Centre for IT & IP Law of Faculty of Law at the KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium).

From 2016 to present – Of Counsel of the LIBRe Foundation (Sofia, Bulgaria).

From 2018 to present – Working Group Member of Information Technologies and Communications (MTITC) at the Bulgarian Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Ministry of Transport (Sofia, Bulgaria).

Emanuilov I. 2018. Liability for data poisoning in autonomous safety-critical systems in transport, (forthcoming).
Emanuilov I. 2018. Unmanned Aircraft in Public International Law: Legal and Policy Analysis, LIBRe Research Papers (in Bulgarian).
Emanuilov I. 2019. Liability for data poisoning in autonomous safety-critical systems in transport, (forthcoming).
Emanuilov I. 2019. State responsibility for autonomous agents in international cyberspace (forthcoming).
Emanuilov I. et al. 2018. Navigating Law and Software Engineering Towards Privacy by Design: Stepping Stones for Bridging the Gap, In: Data Protection and Privacy: The Internet of Bodies, eds. R. Leenes, R. van Brakel, S. Gutwirth, P. De Hert, Hart Publishing.
Emanuilov, I. 2018. Shared airspace, shared liability? Challenges to liability allocation in a converging public-private ATM sector, SESAR Innovation Days 2018 (forthcoming).