Maria Lillà Montagnani


Born in Treviso on 3 April 1971
University: Degree in Law from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milano
Master’s degree for lawyers at the Bocconi University in Milano
Ph.D. in Competition Law at the University of Perugia
LL.M in Intellectual Property Law from the Intellectual Property Research Institute (CCLS) at the Queen Mary University of London

Main Professional Experience

  • from 2001 to 2004 Holder of a research grant from the Institute of Comparative Law A. Sraffa of the Bocconi University in Milan
  • from 2003 to 2004 Visiting Fellow dell’Intellectual Property Research Institute (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London
  • from 2005 to 2014 Assistant Professor of Business Law at the Bocconi University in Milan
  • in 2007 Member of the Special Commission “Copyright and New Technologies” at the (Italian) Ministry of Cultural Heritage
  • from 2008 to 2010 Scientific Coordinator for the Bocconi University of the project COUNTER Counterfeiting & Piracy Research
  • since 2008 Of Counsel at the law firm Maschietto Maggiore
  • in 2008 Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law in Monaco
  • from 2011 to 2016 Member of the Board of the Ph.D. in Industrial Law, University of Milan

Positions Currently Held

  • since 2005 Member of ALAI (International Literary and Artistic Association)
  • since 2008 Member of the Steering Committee of the International Society for History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP)
  • since 2013 Head of the Research Center ASK - Art Science and Knowledge of the Bocconi University in Milan
  • since 2014 Associate Professor of Commercial Law at the Bocconi University in Milano
  • since 2014 Member of Ascola (Academic Society for Competition Law)
  • since 2012 Director of UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A.


Last updated:Mar 24 2021