Jean Monnet Chair
Prof. Valeria Falce

Prof. Valeria Falce

Chair holder | Full professor of Economics Law - Università Europea di Roma

Prof. Valeria FalceChair holder and academic coordinator. Her main research areas of interest include intellectual property, competition policy, market regulation, digital innovation and economic analysis of law. Since 2016 she serves as Full Professor of Economics Law at Università Europea di Roma, since 2017 she serves in the same University as Deputy Rector for Development and since 2016 she also serves as PhD Coordinator for the Doctoral Course, admitted to the “Innovative and iterdisciplinary” qualification, in “Persona e benessere fra diritto, etica e psicologia”.

Tenured Professor at Università Europea di Roma since 2008, respectively serving as Assistant Professor of Business Law from 2008 to 2010, and as Associate Professor of Economics Law, from 2010 to 2013 when she succeeded the Full professorship qualification with unanimously positive evaluation.

Since 1997 she is Senior Fellow, Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at the Observatory on IP, Competition and Communications, Luiss-Guido Carli University, lecturing Enterprise Law and IP at the “Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Legali” and on patent, copyright, trademarks, competition and unfair competition at the Advanced Course in “Law and Management of Intellectual Property, Competition and Communications” as well at the LLM in Innovation and Competition (where she served as Scientific Coordinator from 2014 and 2017).

She was post doc Research Fellow of Intellectual Law and Competition at Luiss-Guido Carli University (2003 – 2008). In 2002 she completed a Ph.D. in Competition Law at the University of Perugia (final remark: excellent) and in 2001 she obtained with merit an LL.M. in Intellectual Property at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Graduated cum laude at Luiss-Guido Carli University of Rome, she is or has been Visiting Fellow at King’s College London, The Dickson Poon School of Law, Centre for European Studies (2016-present), European University Institute, Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence School of Regulation (2013-2015), University of Cambridge, UK (2006), Columbia University, Italian Academy for Advanced Studies (1997-1999) and New York University – Law Centre (1997).

From 2015 she is Member of the Italian Board of Appeal against Italian Patent and Trademark Office Decision (art. 135 Italian Code for Industrial Property), Italy and from 2016 she is Member of the Italian Banking and Financial Ombudsman, Italy as well as Non-Governmental Advisor of the International Competition Network (ICN). From 2011 she is Director of the Research Centre on Information, Innovation and Copyright Law (CREDA), resulting from the Partnership between the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and the Università Europea di Roma.

She is Member of the Executive Board of ASCOLA-Academic Society for Competition Law and Funding Member of the Italian Academy of the Internet Code. In 2017 she has been appointed as Independent Advisor within the Italian Big data Market Study (IC) jointly conducted by the Italian Competition Authority together with the Communication and the Privacy Authorities. Member of the Ministry of Economic Developments working Group for the implementation of the Trademark and European patent with Unitary effect packages, she has been consulted by the Ministry of Justice in relation to the most relevant issues relating the implementation in Italy of the Trade secret Directive.

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Prof. Emanuela Delbufalo

Prof. Emanuela Delbufalo

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management - Università Europea di Roma

Emanuela Delbufalo is professor of Operations Management and Business Management at Università Europea di Roma (Faculty of Economics). Since 2016 she is also vice-coordinator of the Departmental Centre for Research in the Università Europea di Roma.

In 2017 she reached the Full professorship qualification from a national Committee (with unanimously positive evaluation). Since 2013, Emanuela is also Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Cranfield School of Management (Cranfield University, UK) where she is involved in several research project on procurement and supply chain management issues.

In 2008 she succeded a PhD in Business Management and Organisational Behaviour from Tor Vergata University of Rome (Faculty of Economics) with a dissertation on “Trust, risk and performance in supply networks”. From 2008 to 2013 she served as Tenured Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Università Europea di Roma.

From 2012 she is member and local referent for AIDEA (Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale) and SIMA (Società Italiana di Management).

Emanuela’s research is addressing some of the most critical issues in supply chain management theory and practice, among which building and managing relational strategies in supply networks, supply chain innovation and information sharing in buyer-supplier relationships.

She wrote three books and more than 30 articles. Her works have been published in various internationally leading publications such as Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Scandinavian Journal of Management, Management Decision, Production Planning & Control and International Journal of Logistics Management among others.

Emanuela is also regular speaker on international academic conferences.

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Prof. Cristina Schepisi

Prof. Cristina Schepisi

Professor of EU Law - Università Parthenope

Her research fields include internal marketstate aidsinnovation and competition law. She graduated with honours at Luiss-Guido Carli University (March 1993).

She has been studying International Law and European Law at Luiss-Guido Carli University and at La Sapienza University of Rome from 1993 to 1999. She obtained the PhD in EU Law at the University of Trieste (1994-1997).

Since 2005 she is Professor of EU Law, Competition Law and internal market at Parthenope University (Naples). Professor at several courses and masters on EU Law (mostly of theme relating to the competition law and state aid). Speaker in national and international conference on EU Law (i.e.FIDE Congress-Budapest 2016; Cipro 2006, and Pavia 2010 on “State aid and services broadcasters under EU Law”).

She is currently Legal Advisor at the Department of Public function (Member of the Unity of Regulation). From 1997 to 2000 Legal Advisor at Ministry of Foreign affairs (EC Law matters before Court of Justice).

Author of two monograph (on the preliminary ruling proceeding, art. 267 TFUE and on State aid and effective judicial protection) and editor of three books: 1)The impact of EU law on the administrative process ; 2) EC Commission control, State aid and regional competences (2003) with L. Daniele-S. Amadeo; 3) “The modernization of State aid rules. The new approach of the EU Commission and the recent developments in public and private enforcement” (2010). Member of the Board of the AIGE (Rome).

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Prof. Philipp Fabbio

Prof. Philipp Fabbio

Professor of Commercial Law - Mediterranean University

He is Associate Professor in Commercial Law at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria. His main research areas of interest include competition lawintellectual property and commercial law.

Between 2005 and 2008, he served as Assistant Professor in Commercial Law at the La Sapienza University of Rome. He has been Visiting Professor and Visiting Fellow in several different institutes, including Wuhan University School of Law (2014), Tbilisi State University School of Law (2012), Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (2010), and Regensburg University School of Law (2004).

In 2004, he completed a PhD in Law at the University of Messina School of Law. In 2000, he obtained his first degree in Law at the La Sapienza University of Rome. He is member (attorney) of the Rome Bar Council, the Italian Society of Law and Economics, the Academic Society for Competition Law, the Italian Association of Commercial Law Professors, and the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies.

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Prof. Valerio Torti

Prof. Valerio Torti

Post-Doctoral Researcher - Università Europea di Roma

He is Post-Doctoral Researcher at Università Europea di Roma, CREDA. His main research areas of interest include competition law, intellectual propertymarket regulation, and economic analysis of law.

Since March 2017, he serves as Tutor in the Master in Competition and Innovation, and as Lecturer in Markets Regulation and Law, at Luiss-Guido Carli University. He was Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore – NUS (2014-2016).

In 2012, he completed a PhD in Competition Law at the University of Southampton (UK), where he also served as Lecturer in the EU Law module (2012-2014). In 2007, he completed an LLM at the University College of London, while he obtained his first degree in Law at the Luiss-Guido Carli University (2004).

He has been Visiting Fellow at University of Zurich (2016), Fordham NY Law School (2012) and Wisconsin University (2011). He is member of the Rome Bar Council (since 2008) and of the UK Society of Legal Scholars (since 2010); he has been a member of the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle – AIPPI (2016).

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