Luca Arnaudo

Luca ArnaudoDistinguished Lecturer

Luca Arnaudo, Ph.D., is a distinguished lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, where he teaches pharma-biotech law, an adjunct professor at LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome, Italy), where he teaches market regulation, and has been a visiting professor at various universities in Europe and the Americas.

As a career civil servant, Arnaudo is a senior officer at the Italian Competition Authority, where he has been a case handler of landmark cases in the field of pharmaceutical antitrust; from 2020 to 2022 he has also served as a special advisor at the Italian Medicines Agency, drafting the new national guidelines for the negotiation of drug prices and representing his country in several international public procurement agreements for Covid-19 drugs and vaccines.

Arnaudo has published widely in the areas of pharmaceutical law and economics, antitrust, market regulation, and cognitive law (3 books and more than 40 articles, most of them available at; his research currently focuses on legal frameworks for advanced therapies, biotech decentralization, artificial intelligence regulation, geo-economics and market regulations.


  • Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome
    Ph.D. in Law and Economics 2012
  • Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa Post-graduate diploma in Law,
    cum laude, 1998
  • University of Pisa,
    J.D., cum laude 1998