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Rodrigo Bercovitz Rodríguez-Cano

Professor of Civil Law

OTHER DISTINCTIONS

 

  • (1977 a 1980) Secretary General of the Autónoma University of Madrid
  • (1979 to 1984) Director of the Civil Law Department of the Faculty of Law at the Autónoma University of Madrid, as from 26 February
  • (1980) Vice-Rector of the Autónoma University of Madrid
  • (1981) Acting Rector of the Autónoma University of Madrid from 18 February to 30 June
  • (1981) Director of the Law Department in the MBA specialisation programme sponsored by the Ibero-American Cooperation Institute (ICI) and the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Autónoma University of Madrid
  • Since 1981, member of the advisory board of the publisher Tecnos for its Biblioteca de Textos Legales and Ciencias Jurídicas legal series
  • Since 1982, editor of the civil case-law journal Cuadernos Cívitas de Jurisprudencia Civil
  • Since 1985, member of the advisory board of the civil doctrine journal Actualidad Civil
  • Since 1985, member of the editorial board of the judiciary journal Poder Judicial
  • (1989) Member of the organising committee appointed by the Ministry of Justice for commentaries on the Civil Code on the occasion of its centenary
  • (1990) Director of a seminar on arbitration held at the Menéndez Pelayo International University on 25-28 October
  • Since 1990, member of the Expert Committee on Intellectual Property set up by the EC Commission
  • (1990) Director of a course on medicine and law at the Autónoma University of Madrid on 12-14 September, with a lecture on involuntary medical treatments
  • (1991) Director of a seminar on intellectual property rights and audiovisual works at the Menéndez Pelayo International University (8-12 July), with a lecture on general issues with audiovisual works
  • (1992) Director of a seminar on copyright and software (20-24 July), with two lectures on general aspects of legal protection for software and on the Protocol to the Berne Convention and software
  • (1992) Lead researcher in a research project funded by the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Science and Technology to study the adaptation of Spanish law to EC law on copyright and related matters
  • Since 1992, editor of the civil law journal Aranzadi Civil (currently Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil)
  • Since 1993, member of the advisory board of the insurance journal Iniuria
  • Since 1993, editor of the legal journal Derecho Privado y Constitución
  • Since 1993, member of the advisory board of the European Review of Private Law
  • (1995) Lead researcher in a research project funded by the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Science and Technology to study the recast text of the Intellectual Property Act, EC directives and their application in Spain
  • Since 1997, corresponding member of the Consumer Law Institute at the Argentine Notarial University
  • (1997) Appointed by the governing council of the University of León as honorary professor of that university (decision of 10 November)
  • (1998) Lead researcher in a research project funded by the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Science and Technology to study legal protection for databases
  • Since 1999, editor of the Spanish Intellectual Property Review (PE.I)
  • (2000) Direction of a course on intellectual property at the Madrid Bar Association (5-9 June), and keynote lecture on “The concept of work” (5 June)
  • (2002) Lead researcher in a research project funded by the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Science and Technology to study intellectual property rights on the internet
  • Since 2004, member of the editorial board of the legal journal Revista Jurídica del Deporte y del Entretenimiento
  • Since 2005, director of the master’s course in intellectual property (currently master’s in intellectual and industrial property and new technologies) at the Autónoma University of Madrid (since 2003/2014, honorary director)
  • (2005) Lead researcher in a research project funded by the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Science and Technology to study the transposition to Spanish law of Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • January 2006, invested as Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Castilla-La Mancha
  • Organisation, as member of the Civil Law Group of Six (G6DC) congress in October 2009 in Toledo, and participation therein
  • (2014) Invested as Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of León
  • (2014) Elected Chair of the Association of Civil Law Lecturers