Cristina Freyria Fava
Cristina Freyria Fava received her degree in Chemistry from the Turin University in 1990. She began her activity as a researcher in an Italian biomed company and subsequently joined the intellectual property department. There she handled IP matters for the company and its foreign subsidiaries also as the manager in charge for in/out license negotiations and agreements. Her experience covers the different areas of intellectual property, from the drafting and prosecution of patent applications up to technical counselling in judicial proceedings. Her main areas of expertise are chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, life and health sciences.
Admitted to practice before the Italian patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office as well as EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office), Ms. Freyria Fava is fluent in English, with knowledge of French.
Roberta Cesa graduated in 1998 in Biological Sciences at the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences at the University of Turin. She acquired additional educational and professional experiences at the "Rita Levi Montalcini Center for Brain Repair", University of Turin, where, in 2004, she got a PhD in Neuroscience. She also spent a period at the Columbia University, New York, to carry out collaborative research on the study of the central nervous system plasticity. She received invitations to participate to international congresses and her contribution to the scientific research is recognised by several publications in international journals. She has started working in the intellectual property field in 2010. Her main areas of expertise are pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, life and health sciences.
Admitted to practice as Patent Attorney before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office as well as the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office).