Marina Federico is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Venice “Ca’ Foscari”, Italy. She is a Visiting Fellow at the Information Society Project and recipient of a Fulbright scholarship. Her doctoral thesis focuses on “Data Protection, Digital Technologies and Collective Actions”. Her research interests include mainly data protection law, ICT Law, European and comparative private law, consumer law, tort law and civil procedure law. She has published in the field of data protection law, Artificial Intelligence, consumer law, the law of obligations, civil litigation and property law matters.
Marina was admitted to the Italian bar in October 2022. Prior to that, she completed an internship at the Italian Supreme Court as a judicial assistant. She holds the equivalent of a J.D. (with honors) at the University of Trento, where she graduated with a dissertation comparing the American estoppel and the Italian res judicata. During her university studies, Marina has won different scholarships and awards, including a ten-month Erasmus+ scholarship at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance of Utrecht University, and has been an intern at the Italian Embassy in Copenhagen.