Luz Sánchez, UCAM University, Spain

Picture1.pngLuz SÁNCHEZ, PhD

Born in Cartagena, Spain in 1984.

Lecturer at UCAM – Catholic Unversity of Murcia (Spain), where she lectures Public and Private International Law and Commercial Law at undegraduate levels of Law and Economics, and EU Law at postgraduate level.

Visiting Professor, University of Roma-La Sapienza (Italy).

Visiting researcher at the Universities of Oxford (UK), Houston (USA), the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium), LUISS Rome (Italy) Alicante (Spain) and the Max Planck Institute for Economic Law (Munich, Germany). Ms. Sanchez also clerked at the European Union´s OHIM, renamed EUIPO as of March 2016.

Her research interests are mainly Patent law, IP regulation and harmonisation, Company Law, EU Law and economic analyse of Law. She has been part of several International research projects funded by the European Commission or the European Patent Office.

She has advised government bodies, public administrations and universities in the field of Intellectual Property and is a frequent collaborator of media in IP divulgation.

Ms. Sanchez successfully defended her European PhD thesis on the regulation of University inventions in early 2016, being awarded a cum laude mark. She also holds degrees in Law and Business Administration from the University of Murcia; a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Law and Enterprise; and postgraduate degrees in Patents and Transfer of Knowledge (University of Alicante, Spain) and Maritime Law (Polytechnic University of Cartagena, Spain).

In January 2016, Ms. Sanchez became a member of ATRIP.

Member of the Murcia Bar Association since 2009.