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Marília Maciel works as a professor of Intellectual Property Law and also as a researcher at the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (CTS/FGV), in Brazil. She leads project Cultura Livre (Free Culture), which investigates how new media reshapes intellectual property and impacts cultural production and distribution. She also represents FGV at the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Marília has a Masters degree on Latin American Integration from the Federal University of Santa Maria and a Law degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco. She has been a tutor in the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme, organized by DiploFoundation since 2008. She is also a member of the Remote Participation Working Group, composed by individuals from different countries who have joined together with the concern to enhance remote attendance in the Internet Governance Fórum.