Advisory Committee

An advisory committee of eminent intellectual property experts provide independent guidance on 4iP Council’s research agenda as well as input on the organisation structure and governance. However, 4iP Council publications do not necessarily reflect the individual positions of each advisory committee member.


Ginevra Bruzzone

Ginevra Bruzzone

Deputy Director General of Assonime; Head of Enterprise, Competition & Regulations Unit and also in charge of the digital agenda, Member of the Steering Council of the Italian Section of the ICC M. Sc. Degree in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a graduate degree, magna cum laude, at Bocconi University, in Milan.


Koenraad Debackere

Koenraad Debackere

Prof of Economics, Strategy and Innovation at the K.U. Leuven, MD at K.U. Leuven’s technology transfer office and Chairman of K.U. Leuven’s venture fund.


Heinz Goddar

Heinz Goddar

PhD in Physics, German and European Patent Attorney; Partner at Boehmert&Boehmert, Honorary Professor at University of Washington and National ChengChi University (Taipei), Member of the Advisory Board of Tongji Global IP Institute, Shanghai, Member of the IP Hall of Fame.


Béatrix de Russé

Béatrix de Russé

Master degree in law and DESS degree in International Trade Law, Former Vice President Worldwide Licensing at Technicolor, Member of the IP Hall of Fame.


Patrick Terroir

Patrick Terroir

Graduated from Sciences Po, University of Paris II (doctorate in law) and the National School of High Administration(ENA). Former managing director of Caisse Des Dépôts Intellectual Property, he is currently a lawyer and expert in innovation economy.