Francisco García Valero

Francisco is a Computer Science Graduate (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), MBA (Institut Management Européen des Affaires, Besançon, France) and Master of European Judicial Studies (European Institute of Public Administration, Luxembourg). 

After practising as a consultant (Andersen Consulting, SGS), he worked at Eurostat in monetary and financial statistics and in EUIPO in several positions, including IT security and at the IP Laboratory. 

He currently works at the Chief Economists Service at the EUIPO where he is the author of some studies related to the value, complementarity or infringements on many different types of IP such as trade secrets, patents, TM, copyright, Geographical Indications or Registered Plant Varieties