Valerio Torti
valerio torti

Dr Valerio Torti LLB, LLM, PhD



I am a Lecturer in Commercial Law at the Business School of Edinburgh Napier University. In the past years, I have had the opportunity to teach and research in a number of academic institutions, located in Asia (National University of Singapore), the U.S. (Fordham University and University of Wisconsin) and the EU (LUISS University of Rome and European University Institute).


Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (Italy) - Legal Adviser
  • AIPPI (Singapore Group) - Member


Conference Organising Activity

  • European Academy for Standardization (EURAS) - TPC Member
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - TPC Member


External Examining/Validations

  • LUISS University of Rome (Italy) - LLB External Examiner


Fellowships and Awards

  • Higher Education Academy (HEA) - Fellow
  • Jean Monnet Fellow
  • EU Commission - Seal of Excellence Award
  • Google - Research Fellow
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow


Invited Speaker

  • LUISS University of Rome (Italy) - LLB Guest Lecture
  • ATRIP IP Law Conference (Helsinki - Finland)
  • ASIAN Society of International Law Conference (Bangkok - Thailand)
  • IP Law and Media Conference (University of Melbourne - Australia)
  • Singapore Management University, Law School - IP Law Conference
  • University of Hamburg, Law School (Germany) - LLM Guest Lecture


Membership of Professional Body

  • Italian Bar Council - Lawyer



  • Computer Law and Security Review (CLSR) - Journal Reviewer
  • European Academy for Standardization (EURAS) - Annual Book Reviewer
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - Conference Paper Reviewer


Visiting Positions

  • Fordham University NY (US) - Visiting Scholar
  • University of Wisconsin Madison (US) - Visiting Scholar


Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Training of National Judges in Antitrust
  • Jean Monnet Chair in EU Innovation Policy
  • Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA) Award
  • Worldwide University Network (WUN) Award

Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • PhD Supervision