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Andrea Bertolini

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Assistant Professor of Private Law at the at the Dirpolis Institute at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, and adjunct professor in private law at the University of Pisa, his research ranges from private law (contracts, torts and the law of obligations) to technology regulation (robotics and AI), and bioethics, with a comparative and law and economics approach. Since 2015, he is the coordinator of a SIR national project ‘RELIABLE’, of a Jean Monnet Module ‘Europe Regulates Robotics’, and since 2017 scientific coordinator for the WP on ‘Liability and Risk Management’ in robotic applications (Horizon 2020 project INBOTS). On such matters, he is often heard by policy makers and international organizations, including the European Parliament and Commission, the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, and the World Economic Forum. Dr Bertolini holds a jointed degree from the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna and the University of Pisa, a Ph.D in private law from the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Yale Law School. He is an attorney licensed to practice in Italy and New York.

  • Il postcontratto, Il Mulino, 2018, 1-523.
  • Insurance and Risk Management for Robotic Devices, in Global Jourist, 2016, 1-24.
  • Bertolini et al., Regulatory challenges of robotics: some guidelines for addressing legal and ethical issues, Law, Innovation and Technology, 2017, 1-44..
  • Robotic prostheses as products enhancing the rights of people with disabilities. Riconsidering the structure of liability rules,  International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, 2015, 116-136.
  • Robots as Products: The case for a Realistic Analysis of Robotic Applications and Liability Rules, Law, Innovation and Technology, 2013, 214-247.
  • Private law (contracts, torts, property and law of obligations)
  • Bioethics, Machine Ethics, Roboethics
  • The law and economics of technological innovation: the case of robotics
  • Product liability in a comparative perspective
  • Postcontractual obligations and liability