Maria José Schmidt-Kessen

Assistant Professor
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On leave from January 2024

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Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51

Maria José Schmidt-Kessen is Assistant Professor at the Legal Studies Department. She received her PhD from the European University Institute with a thesis on conflicts at the IP-competition interface in EU law. Her main fields of research are antitrust law, IP law, law and technology, online dispute settlement, legal issues related to DLTs/blockchain, as well as the regulation of online gambling.

Before joining CEU, Maria José was assistant professor in EU Commercial Law at Copenhagen Business School and Postdoctoral Researcher and Teaching Associate at the the Center for Commercial Law Studies of Queen Mary University London.


PhD, European University Institute, Florence
LL.M., Católica Global School of Law, Lisbon
LL.B. in EU Law, Maastricht University

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