Giulio Zanetti

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor, Rule of Law for Development Program



Giulio Zanetti is a seasoned Rule of Law expert and training methodology specialist with solid experience gained from over 25 years working at the UN (WIPO), IDLO, for a leading law firm, and teaching at postgraduate level in various universities.  He has a proven record of accomplishment in designing and managing complex and extensive programs (ranging from $100,000 up to $35M) in numerous Rule of Law-related areas.

Before joining Loyola, he served as Director of the Training and Networks Department (2008-2013) and Head of the Program Department (2005-2007) at the International Development Law organization (IDLO). Prior to joining IDLO, he worked at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as a senior lawyer, and for prominent law firms. Since 2006, he is a visiting professor at the LLM program in IP organized by WIPO at the University of Turin. Prof. Zanetti has published several papers and articles on aspects of IP law. In parallel to his work at Loyola, Prof. Zanetti works as an international consultant on various aspects of Rule of Law and development for a variety of organizations including the World Bank, UNODC, WIPO, OSCE, EPLO, etc. He is fluent in Italian, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.


First Class Honors Degree in Law with a focus on international law,  University of Turin, Italy

LLM in Intellectual Property and Competition Law, University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, UK

Courses Taught

Advising for Economic, Social and Institutional Reform, Rule of Law for Development Program