Dr. Giuseppe Mazziotti is an Italian academic and legal advisor specialising in intellectual property law, media law, antitrust law and information technology law. Since October 2014 he is Assistant Professor of intellectual property law at Trinity College Dublin. From 2009 to 2011 he held the same position at the University of Copenhagen, where he also worked as leader of research projects funded by the EU Commission on EU media policy and on legal aspects of public sector information. Giuseppe was Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (2004/2005), at Columbia Law School, New York (2010/2011) and Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard (2011/2012).
He is currently Associate Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels, where he co-managed the CEPS Digital Forum from August 2012 until December 2013. Prior to joining CEPS, Giuseppe advised IFPI (Representing the Recording Industry Worldwide), the European Commission (DG CONNECT), the European Parliament (DG for Internal Policies) and the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities on various projects concerning intellectual property law and information technology.
From December 2012 onwards he has worked as independent consultant with his firm ‘Mediartis’, partnering with individual authors and performers, associations of intellectual property right-holders, start-ups, Internet, telecoms and media companies.
Giuseppe holds a summa cum laude Juris Doctor (JD) degree (2001) from the University of Perugia and a Master of Research (2003) and a PhD in Law (2007) from the European University Institute in Florence.