Advisory Board

The LEARN-IP team is proud that the following experts accepted their invitation to the Advisory Board. The members of the Board will consult the project team on the development of the training content and chair meetings of the partnership.

Stefan Beier

Mr Stefan Beier is Chairman of the Board of Klosterland association which is a non-profit association, founded in 2013 by the partners of the German-Polish Klosterland Monastery Network. The more than 20 network members are constantly developing products and services (like stationery and beer) and represent the religious heritage stakeholder community of LEARN-IP.

Zoraida Hijosa

Mrs Hijosa is an educated lawyer, and General Director for Heritage and Historical Memory of the Government of Cantabria (Spain).

Francesca Toso

Senior Advisor, former Office of the Deputy Director-General, Development Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) In over 30-years of experience in the field of Development Cooperation working in all regions of the world, Mrs Toso offered strategic advice to sustainable development projects which use intellectual property for local impact, especially through education and capacity-building. She continues to advocate for the use of IP tools to develop entrepreneurial abilities based on innovation, social responsibility, inclusion and respect for cultural diversities.

Sandra Zinner

Mrs Zinner is a Patent Attorney and Associate at Isenbruck Bösl Hörschler. She has experience with trademarks, designs, patents, and other IPR-related aspects.

Carmen Chasovschi

Associate professor PhD,  Department Management and Business, Administration, Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, University “Stefan cel Mare” from Suceava, Romania. Tourism expert and coordinator of several projects in the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage.

Prof. Dr. Vladya Borisova

Prof. Dr. Vladya Borisova is the director of the Institute of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (IISTT) of UNWE, which professionally trains personnel in the field of intellectual property for public administration, business, and the non-governmental sector. She is an economist and intellectual property lawyer at the Sofia Bar Association, a European Patent Attorney, National IP Attorney / Executive manager at https://www.berin.mk/en/ 

Education: Diploma in Electrical Engineering at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” – Skopje. Experience: Representation before administrative authorities. Member of the Council and the Disciplinary Committee of the European Patent Institute (2014-2022). Areas of expertise: Expert in technical aspects of industrial property, patents in the field of automatic data processing, telecommunications, and physics, international rights protection, mediation, and assessment of industrial property rights. Languages: Macedonian, English, Serbian, Croatian and Bulgarian