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Ing. Martina Kotyková, Ph.D.

Chairwoman of the Board of the IP Mediation Centre

Martina Kotyková graduated from the Czech Technical University, majoring in energy economics. In 2010 she graduated from the Institute of Industrial Law Education. She furthered her education in 2018 by studying at the Metropolitan University of Prague in the field of International and Regional Relations in Industrial Property, where she obtained a doctorate. In her scientific work, she focused on the legal protection of graphical user interfaces. Her research-related publication on the subject has enriched the books of the US Congress, but she also regularly publishes and lectures on other topics of industrial property protection. Since 2007 he has been working in the administration concerning  industrial property. Her work includes the Czech Technical University, the Government Office and the Industrial Property Office, where she now works as an adviser to the President. At the Industrial Property Office, she first dealt with the issue of industrial design protection and the protection of technical solutions. She was responsible for 2 EUIPO design convergence programs. He also deals with the support of industrial property protection in science and research, industry and education. She is a co-author of the Innovation Strategy of the Czech Republic 2019-2030, Pillar of Intellectual Property Protection. In this context, it is the initiator of the Concept of Support for the Protection of Industrial Property of the Czech Republic, where it builds on the experience gained in creating the National Policy of Science, Research and Innovation of the Czech Republic at the Office of the Government. She supports the introduction of ADR methods in the field of industrial property at all stages of disputes.