Massimiliano Granieri is professor of Comparative Private Law at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia where he teaches private law and intellectual property. He was visiting scholar at the George Washington University National Law Center (Washington, D.C.) and at the Jamail Center for Legal Studies of the University of Texas, Austin.
Massimiliano earned a J.D. (summa cum laude and distinctions) in Comparative Law from the LUISS Guido Carli Law School. He received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law; a Ph.D. in Comparative law from the University of Florence and was the Jemolo Fellow at the Nuffield College, Oxford.
Former Head of the Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer group at the Fondazione Torino Wireless, he has practiced law in Italy and was legal counsel with the Office of Technology Transfer of University of California (Oakland). He is one of the founders and past vice president of MITO Technology, the largest Italian IP licensing company, and sits in the board of directors of NETVAL (the Italian Network for the Valorization of Research). He is the proud (and tired) father of Filippo.