Alberto Bellan | Rome | Hogan Lovells

Alberto Bellan

Partner Global Regulatory


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Alberto Bellan
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Whether it's the next commercial or strategic issue in the fields of Internet, Media, and IP Law, tech companies reach out to Alberto Bellan for his real time practical solutions. 

In fact, Alberto assists some of the most important Italian and international tech companies in the fields of regulatory, policy, litigation, and advocacy, on an Italian and EU level. His focus is on ISP liability, freedom of expression online, copyright, AVMS, platform and media regulation.

His extensive knowledge and proven track record, allow him to support clients on the overlap between commercial and intellectual property law, including on the digitizing of traditional products, launching new product lines and relationships with technology providers.

Thanks to his previous experience as Associate General Counsel in a major international tech company and his solid academic background, he works hand-in-hand with his clients to make a real difference in the fast-changing technology landscape. 

Business-focused, Alberto is commercially oriented and sees the bigger picture for his clients. 

After graduating from the University of Trieste, Italy, Alberto earned an LLM at Queen Mary, University of London and a Ph.D. at the University of Milan.

Representative experience

Assistance to online platforms in some of the most relevant Italian tech litigation cases

Supporting policy teams of online platforms on advocacy regarding EU and Italian reforms, including AVMSD, EUCD, Terrorist Content Online, Platform to Business Regulation

Assistance to online platforms in their relations with Authorities such as EU Commission, Italian Data Protection Authority, Italian Communication Authority, and Italian Competition Authority

Challenging Italian Communication Authority’s decisions and resolutions before administrative Courts


  • PhD in Law, University of Milan, 2017
  • LL.M., Constitutional and Administrative Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2014
  • Laurea Magistrale in giursprudenza (Master's Degree in Law), University of Trieste, 2007
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Italy