Federica Giovanella

University of Trento


Federica Giovanella is Assistant Professor of Comparative Private Law at the University of Udine and fellow of the LawTech research group at the University of Trento, where she was a Post-doc researcher for many years. Federica holds a degree in Law earned in 2008, as well as a PhD in Comparative and European Legal Studies obtained in 2012. She spent a short period at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, in Munich (2010) and several months at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy at McGill University, Montreal (2011). She returned to the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in 2015 as a scholarship holder. Federica’s research interests focus on technology related topics, such as ISPs’ liability and community networks, as well as on issues regarding copyright enforcement. She is member of the editorial board of AIDA – Annali italiani del diritto d’autore (Italian annual report on copyright), to which she also contributes regularly as author. She is author of the monograph “Copyright and Information Privacy. Conflicting rights in balance” (Edward Elgar Pub., 2017).