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Eva Soria
Eva Soria
Director of Innovation, Knowledge and Visual Arts of the Institute of Culture of Barcelona

Eva Soria Puig holds a PHD with a doctoral dissertation about Contemporary Art and Intellectual Property with a distinction of CUM LAUDE. (Law School, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2021)

She is an Art Historian (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1997), holds a degree in Art Conservation (Palazzo Spinelli, Florence, 1995) and a Juris Doctor Degree (Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California, 2003), with a specialization in Intellectual Property and International Law. 

She interned at Unesco while in Law School and has extensive experience working in Arts Management for public institutions. She teaches Intellectual Property as an associate professor at the UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya). She is has given several talks, conferences and workshops on the subject of Art and Law . She is also a member of ALADDA: (Asociación Literaria y Artística para la defensa del Derecho de Autor), the Spanish chapter of ALAI (Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale). 

She is currently working as the Director of Innovation, Research and Visual Arts at the ICUB, the department of the City Hall of Barcelona that takes care of the cultural policy of the city.