Eliane Ellbogen is an intellectual property lawyer with a focus on information technology and digital creativity. She is often invited to speak on copyright, artificial intelligence, and legal issues in arts, and regularly publishes on these topics. She completed her Bachelor of Law with honours at UQÀM. Before becoming a lawyer, Ellbogen founded and directed Eastern Bloc, an internationally-renowned digital art exhibition centre. She continues to be actively involved in the arts community as a board member of various organizations.