Caterina Sganga is Assistant Professor at CEU Legal Studies Department and Assistant Professor of Law and Management at CEU Business School (joint appointment) since August 2012. She holds a Ph.D. in Private Comparative Law from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa), an LL.M. from Yale Law School, and an LL.B. and J.D. from University of Pisa.
Before joining CEU she worked as post-doctoral research fellow in Intellectual Property at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, where she also served as executive coordinator of the Permanent Observatory of Personal Injuries Damages. Beside her activities in Pisa, Caterina held visiting teaching appointments at CEU Legal Studies Department, CEU Business School and the Europa-Kolleg of the University of Hamburg, was a fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School and a visiting researcher at the Center for Intellectual Property Policy at McGill University (Montreal).
Her current research interests focus on comparative intellectual property (IP) law, IP strategic management, and the interplay between IP law, access to knowledge and fundamental rights. She has authored several book chapters and articles on comparative tort law, property law and copyright law, published in Italian and American law journals. At CEU Legal Studies she teaches a range of courses in the field of International Business Law (Common Law Contracts, International and Comparative Intellectual Property, Comparative Consumer Protection, Legal Aspects of Internet and Electronic Commerce); at CEU Business School she covers subjects related to Intellectual Property Management and Technology and Innovation Law.
Caterina is also avvocato at the Italian State Bar and attorney-at-law at the New York State Bar.