Silvia Martinelli

Fellow 2023/2025

▌▌▌University of Turin

Silvia Martinelli is an Adjunct Professor in the Institution of Private Law  at the University of Turin. She is also the co-founder and Fellow at the Turin Observatory on Economic Law and Innovation (TOELI), She is also a Fellow of the Italian Academy of the Internet Code and a corresponding member of the Unione dei Privatisti.

She is also the winner of the JM Module “PLATFORMLAW – Platform & Data Economy European Legal Framework” as Project Coordinator. Notably, she is considered one of the emerging researchers in the Italian landscape.

Significantly, Silvia Martinelli is a leading expert in the field of private law, particularly focusing on the legal implications of digital innovation and platform economy.

She holds a Law degree from the University of Milan, where she also completed a Postgraduate Course in Legal Informatics. She earned her Ph.D. in “Law, the Individual and Market” from the University of Turin, where her thesis on platform economy and online intermediation services received honors. She has also completed an intensive course on Technological Innovation and Law at the University of Pavia.

Her research is comprehensive and includes ecommerce, data protection, providers and platforms, personality rights, personal data protection, and content moderation. She has written two monographs, “Diritto all’oblio e motori di ricerca” and “I contratti della platform economy”, and several scientific articles, such as “Ai as a tool to manage contracts” in European Review of Private Law,

Silvia Martinelli has received a Research Grant at the University of Milan, Department Cesare Beccaria, and is currently a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Turin.

She is a co-founder and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Law, Market & Innovation (JLMI), TOELI Research Papers coordinator, and a member of various editorial committees.

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