Aurora has built professional experience as an intellectual property professional in Italy and Spain. After completing the LL.M. IP programme at The University of Turin, she is undertaking an internship at a firm specialising in the protection of IP rights on the Internet. Aurora is keenly interested in IP rights issues related to new technologies and future perspectives concerning the interests of not only technology developers and content creators, but also users and passively involved third-parties. Aurora’s current research focus is on the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) and open source technologies.