Burcu Kilic is a scholar, lawyer and digital rights advocate. She is a practitioner fellow at Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford PACS. She has researched and written extensively on intellectual property, innovation, digital rights and trade, and provided technical advice and assistance in numerous countries in Asia, Latin America, Europe and Africa.
Burcu directs the Digital Rights Program at Public Citizen. She serves as the U.S. co-chair of the Digital Policy Committee, Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue and the Council Member of the Progressive International.
She completed her Ph.D. at Queen Mary, University of London, holds L.L.M. degrees in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London and Information Technology Law from Stockholm University. She obtained her law degree from Ankara University, Turkey and was a SARChI research associate at the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa.