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PIJIP Appoints Andrés Izquierdo Senior Research Analyst

PIJIP Appoints Andrés Izquierdo Senior Research Analyst

May 20, 2021

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Andrés Izquierdo

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrés Izquierdo as a Senior Research Analyst in the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP). He will join our project working to define and implement rights to research within international copyright law and policy. Izquierdo will help produce high-impact research, provide training to a global network of change-makers, and connect a global academic network to the work of global and domestic organizations that represent researchers, libraries, museums, archives, educational and research institutions.

Andrés Izquierdo comes to us as an accomplished lawyer with an award-winning intellectual property and cyber law practice in Colombia. He has been named one of the best entertainment law attorneys in Colombia by the publications Best Lawyers (2020), and top Intellectual Property practitioner by Chambers and Partners (2014-2020), and is author of the book Cyberlaw by Wolters Kluwer. Izquierdo was previously Business and Legal Director for Sony Music Entertainment in the Andean Region, and litigation partner in Palacio, Izquierdo & Ballesteros, an intellectual property law firm in Colombia. He has LLM degrees in Intellectual Property from American University Washington College of Law and from the University of Turin – WIPO, and a law degree from Universidad de Los Andes.