Dr. Benedetta Ubertazzi is a Professor of European Union Law at the University of Milan-Bicocca, and a Professor of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Law at Bocconi University (Milan). She is a practicing attorney specialising in intellectual property and European Union law at Studio Ubertazzi in Milan. She has worked as a legal expert representing the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UNESCO for the Intangible Heritage Convention since 2010. In her academic capacity, Ubertazzi has also published widely in the field of intellectual property law and on cultural heritage. Her book Exclusive Jurisdiction in Intellectual Property (Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, 2012) has been nominated for the 2018 St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Private Law Prize.

This research project, Heritage Sensitive Intellectual Property and Marketing strategies: India (HIPAMS - INDIA), is funded by the British Academy's Sustainable Development Programme, supported under the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund 2018-2021.