Giorgio Spedicato is an Associate Professor in Business Law. He teaches Intellectual Property Law, Digital Copyright and Related Rights and Digital Markets Law at the University of Bologna, where he has also taught Competition Law.
He also teaches (or has taught) at several postgraduate programs of
the University of Bologna (Joint International Doctoral Degree in
“Law, Science and Technology”; PhD program in “Law and New
Technologies”; LLM Program for “Corporate Lawyers”,) and the Alma
Graduate School (LLM Program in “Management of Intellectual
Property”) and other Universities (LLM Program in "Competition and Innovation Law" at LUISS University in Rome, Master Program in "Digital Humanities" of the Ca' Foscari University in Venice).
Professor Spedicato has been a member of the Expert Task Force on Digital Books set up from 2014 to 2017 by the Italian Ministry of Education, University
and Research to review and implement domestic legislation on
digital books and on software platforms enabling social
He graduated in Law (summa cum laude) from the University of
Bari. After that he obtained a LLM and PhD in Information
Technology Law from the University of Bologna. He studied
International Copyright Law at the Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Netherland) and has been Visiting Research Scholar at the Benjamin
N. Cardozo School of Law in New York (U.S.A.) and at the Max Planck
Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich (Germany).
Professor Spedicato authored three books and more than 40 publications in the field
of intellectual property and new technologies. He is peer-reviewer of GRUR International - Journal of European and International IP Law.
He has been a speaker at more than 100 congresses, seminars and
workshop, both in Italy and abroad.
Professor Spedicato is a member of the International Association for the
Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property