Alberto Bellan | Rome | Hogan Lovells

Alberto Bellan

Counsel Global Regulatory


English, French, Italian


Alberto Bellan
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Alberto is deeply experienced in the fields of Internet, Media, and IP Law. At Hogan Lovells, he assists some of the most important tech-companies in the fields of regulatory, policy, litigation, and advocacy, on an Italian and EU level. Alberto’s focus is on ISP liability, freedom of expression online, copyright, AVMS, platform and media regulation. Alberto currently works with the group of Technology and Telecoms led by Marco Berliri and has worked as Associate General Counsel in a major US-based tech company.

After graduating at University of Trieste, Italy, Alberto earned an LLM at Queen Mary, University of London and a Ph.D. at Statale di Milano University. He regularly teaches Internet Law in various Universities and has published a number of articles in the field of TMT and IP.

Representative experience

Assisting 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

Assisting 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


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, L'Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, 2017
  • LL.M., Constitutional and Administrative Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2014
  • Laurea Magistrale in giursprudenza (Master's Degree in Law), Università degli Studi di Trieste, 2007
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Italy