Caterina Sganga

Sant’Anna School
of Advanced Studies

caterina sganga

is Associate Professor in Comparative Private Law at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa). Her main areas of expertise are European and international copyright law, IP and human rights and IP and access to knowledge. Prior to joining Sant’Anna, she was Assistant and then Associate Professor of Law at Central European University (CEU) Department of Legal Studies and CEU Business School, post-doctoral research fellow in Intellectual Property at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, and visiting researcher at the Center for Intellectual Property Policy at McGill University (Montreal).

Caterina held visiting teaching appointments at the Europa-Kolleg of the University of Hamburg, Maynooth University (Ireland), CEU and the University of Pisa. She is a member of ELI, ATRIP, EPIP and ALPS. Caterina has authored two monographs, several book chapters, and journal articles published, inter alia, on the International Journal for Intellectual Property and Competition law, the European Intellectual Property Law Review, JIPITEC, the Journal for Intellectual Property Law and Practice. Caterina holds a Ph.D. summa cum laude in Private Comparative Law from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (2011), an LL.M. from Yale Law School (2009), and an LL.B. (2004) and J.D. (2006) summa cum laude from University of Pisa, and is licensed to practice in Italy and the New York State.

Caterina is fluent in Italian and English, with good working knowledge of French and Spanish, and basic knowledge of Hungarian.