Astrid Wiedersich Avena

Senior Associate and responsible of the Legal Department. Attorney-at-Law admitted to the Bar of Rome since 2006.

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law Queen Mary University of London.

Author of several publications and articles on different IP law matters, including trademark enforcement, copyright clearances, GIs protection, trade secrets, creative commons licenses, and new forms of distribution and IP protection.

IP Law Expert in the project “Intellectual Property Booster” (IP Booster), a specialised professional IP service for public research organisations, supported by the European Commission.

IP Law Expert in the project “Common Support Service for Dissemination, Exploitation and Valorisation of Research Results” (Horizon Results Booster), supported by the European Commission, which aims to bring a continual stream of innovation to the market and maximize the impact of public funded research within the EU.

Member of various national and international associations including the Chamber of Industrial Lawyers, INTA (International Trademark Association), ALAI (International Literary and Artistic Association), BLACA (British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association). Member of the INTA Copyright Committee.

Legal Department, Trademarks, Design and Copyright

Spoken languages
Mother tongue Italian and German