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About Nicola Lucchi

Nicola Lucchi is Marie Curie FSR Fellow at the Université catholique de Louvain, Institut pour la recherche interdisciplinaire en sciences juridiques. He holds a Degree in Law (University of Ferrara, Italy) and a postgraduate certificate in EU Law (University of Ferrara, Italy). He has also completed a PhD in Law (University of Padua, Italy). In the past, he was a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law), at the University of Texas at Austin and Research Fellow of the Stanford Center for Internet & Society. Most recently, he was the Global Engelberg Research Fellow at the NYU School of Law within the Hauser Global Law School Program and stipendiat at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich. His research interests are in the areas of international and comparative law covering a broad range of legal fields: media law and regulation, IP and biotech, information law and civil rights. His current research agenda deals with the impact of new technologies on the access to information and its social, economic and legal aspects.
Among his recent works in English are: “Intellectual Property Rights in Digital Media: A Comparative Analysis of Legal Protection, Technological Measures and New Business Models under E.U. and U.S. Law” (Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 4, Fall 2005); “The Supremacy of Techno-Governance: Privatization of Digital Content and Consumer Protection in the Globalized Information Society” (International Journal of Law and Information Technology, Vol. 15, No. 2, Summer 2007), Countering The Unfair Play of DRM Technologies, (Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2007); the book entitled Digital Media & Intellectual Property (Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 2006). In addition, he is also the author of a paper that will be published later this year in the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative law – Volume 19.


Present Marie Curie FSR Fellow Researcher, Universite catholique de Louvain
Present Research Associate, Universita' degli Studi di Ferrara - Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche



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