Abreu Professorship in Law and Innovation

Thanks to the support of the Knowledge Institute of Abreu Advogados, Católica| Lisbon School of Law and Católica Global School of Law and established the Abreu Professorship in Law and Innovation.

This partnership allowed Católica to appoint Giuseppe Mazziotti, a renowned expert in the fields of intellectual property and information technology law, as a resident faculty member. Professor Mazziotti is also the Principal Investigator of the Horizon Europe project ‘Fair MusE’ (Promoting Fairness of the Music Ecosystem in a Platform-Dominated and Post-Pandemic Europe).

“We are delighted to welcome Giuseppe Mazziotti”, stated Miguel Poiares Maduro, Dean of Católica Global School of Law (CGSL), on the school’s most recent faculty member. “Aside from his intellectual excellence, Giuseppe brings with him a Horizon Europe grant to lead a research consortium of top European institutions that CGSL is now proud to host”.

In commenting on his decision, Professor Mazziotti shared that he chose to move to Católica “because of its excellence, intellectual rigour and engagement combined with a very friendly, forward-looking and genuinely international spirit”. Católica, he added, “is an exceptional community of scholars, educators and students whose mission is exploring transnational aspects of regulation, technology and cultural policies that are at the core of my research and teaching activities”.