Leanne Wiseman is Associate Director of Australian Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture (ACIPA) and an Associate Professor in Law at Griffith University, Brisbane Australia.
Leanne is an an interdisciplinary scholar whose research lies at the intersections of law, science and digital technologies. Her research expertise focuses on the intersection between law and new technologies, with particular attention to the intersection of law with big data and digital technologies. She has most recently focused on the legal and trust issues (including privacy and security) arising from the adoption and uptake of digital technologies in agricultural industries in national and international contexts. Leanne is currently the lead Legal researcher on a large Australian Commonwealth Government funded research grant: Accelerating Precision Agriculture to Decision Agriculture, 2016-2018. The collaborative project is designing a solution for the use of big data in agriculture increasing the profitability of producers, providing clarity about data ownership and access rights, and improving digital strategies and governance within Australian agriculture.