Silvia Stefanelli

Silvia Stefanelli is the founder and co-owner of the Stefanelli & Stefanelli Law Firm and a lawyer authorised to practise before the Court of Cassation. An expert in health law, particularly in the field of digital health, medical devices, health advertising, authorizations and accreditations, she is involved in many innovative projects related to health and to the use of new technologies (such as apps and medical device software).

Silvia Stefanelli has developed a solid experience in the privacy and data protection field over the years. In 2016 she obtained the title of "Privacy Officer and Privacy Consultant" and in 2017 the certificate "Course on European Data Protection Law" issued by the Academy of European Law in Brussels.

She teaches digital health in the Masters of Il Sole 24 Ore Sanità, holds courses for Italian training institutions including IQVIA, and collaborates with the CIRSFID Interdisciplinary Center of the University of Bologna.

Since 2005 she is a registered journalist at the Association of Journalists of Bologna. She collaborates with trade magazines, including Il Sole 24 Ore Sanità and Quotidiano Sanità, and is the author of publications and contributions on collective volumes.

She is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the Melchiorre Gioia Medical Juridical Association.

Recent Publications

16/10/2020

Hard Brexit and medical devices, what happens from January 1, 2021

After a slowdown due to the Covid emergency, work is now intensifying in the EU to prepare for January 1, 2021, the end date of the transitional period. From that moment on, UK will formally be a third country (just like the USA, Russia, China, India, etc.) and European law will no longer apply on its territory, with direct consequences for EU companies that market in UK and, vice versa, for UK companies that intend to operate in Europe.
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27/07/2020

The EDPB casts a glimmer of light on the Schrems II judgement

After the filing of the Schrems II judgment (July 16, 2020), there has been a lot of speculation on how to manage relations with American suppliers. After a week's discussion on possible solutions, a glimmer of light comes from the EDPB's FAQ document.
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