Senior Lecturer in Law, City University London

Enrico Bonadio is Senior Lecturer in Law at City University London (City Law School), where he teaches Intellectual Property Law and EU Law.

He holds law degrees from the University of Florence (PhD) and the University of Pisa (LLB).

Enrico is Associate Editor and Intellectual Property Correspondent of the European Journal of Risk Regulation.

He regularly lectures, publishes and advises in the field of UK, European and international intellectual property law. He recently published a book on TRIPS Agreement and genetic resources (Jovene, 2008) and several articles in leading international peer-reviewed journals, including Intellectual Property Quarterly, Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Charlotte Intellectual Property Journal, European Intellectual Property Review, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, International Trade Law & Regulation and European Journal of Risk Regulation. He also regularly acts as reviewer on an ad hoc basis for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice and the European Journal of Risk Regulation, inter alia. He received the ECTA Award for the Best Paper in Trademark Law in 2013 (plain packaging of tobacco products under European intellectual property law). Visit his ssrn page and find out more about Enrico's selected publications.

Enrico is Visiting Professor in European Intellectual Property Law at Université Catholique de Lyon (France) and University of Turku (Finland) as well as visiting lecturer at the LLM in Intellectual Property offered by WIPO and the University of Turin. He also recently taught at Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala, University of Wroclaw (Poland), Academy of European Law (Germany), Moscow State Law Academy (Russia), Université de Toulouse (France) and University of Pisa (Italy). Visit for a complete list of Enrico's talks.

In 2013 he has been Visiting Scholar at Melbourne Law School (University of Melbourne, Australia).

Enrico is a Solicitor qualified to practise in England and Wales as well as in Italy. He practised as Intellectual Property attorney for several years in top-tier international law firms.

Enrico is also regular consultant with the European Commission - DG Enlargement (TAIEX - Technical Assistance and Information Exchange), providing technical assistance and advice on the transposition of EU intellectual property legislation into the national legislation of beneficiary countries.

After receiving his LLB degree he attended the Post-Graduate Course in International Trade Law (jointly organised by the University Institute of European Studies of Turin and the International Labour Organization), as well as the Specialization Course in Intellectual Property (jointly organised by WIPO and the University of Turin).

He is member of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), ATRIP (International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property), ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association), EPIP (European Policy for Intellectual Property), LES (Licensing Executives Society), IPyard, ESIL (European Society of International Law), Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), BILA (British Italian Law Association), The Law Society of England and Wales and the Spinelli Network Group.


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    Senior Lecturer in Law, City University London