Thomas Margoni is a senior researcher at the Institute for Information Law. His research focus concentrates on the relationship between law (primarily copyright, designs, and patents), new technologies, and the Internet, from a comparative and international point of view. He is Marie Curie grant holder, and conducts a variety of research studies at the EU level. Thomas is regularly invited at international conferences, is a member of different initiatives connected with intellectual property, new technologies, and the Internet, and has served as an IP advisor for private and public entities. Since 2008 he has been a fellow at the Nexa center for Internet and Society, where he directs the free licences law clinic SeLiLi (http://selili.polito.it).