Maria Lillà Montagnani

montagnaniMaria Lillà Montagnani is associate professor of commercial law at Bocconi University in Milan, where she teaches and research in the field of Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Law, and acts as Director of the ASK research center. She has been visiting professor at Peking University School of Transnational law and Haifa School of Law, faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center of Harvard University and scholarship holder at the Max Planck Institute in Munich. She holds a PhD in Competition Law from the University of Perugia and an LL.M in IP law (Queen Mary University of London).

Lillà has widely publishes in the field of IP and technology in national and international journals and prestigious book series; she is also on the editorial board of several law journals and acts as an expert with the European Commission.

Beside IP law, Lillà is currently interested in the legal issues that surround the digital emerging technologies, in particular autonomous systems and decision-making. Specifically, her research at NYU, where she is a Global Hauser Research Fellow (2019-2020) focuses on the effectiveness of EU and US liability regimes in addressing damages generated in the context of the use of emerging digital technologies and how liability should be allocated to foster their development and adoption in different sectors without harming fundamental rights.

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