Raffaele Buompane/ Mentor
Raffaele Buompane is a Senior Manager at EBN responsible for EU projects and the Intellectual Property Pilot. Raffaele has cooperated with EBN since 2007 acting mainly as Senior Advisor and representing the organisation in several events all over Europe and beyond. With more than 20 years of multifaceted experience in particular in the fields of Intellectual Property, Strategic Management and Public Relationships, he has a legal and economic academic background. In the Intellectual Property field, he worked in the Italian Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office in Germany and in Serbia as External Relations Manager, Project Director and Team Leader for an IPR EC project. In EBN he has been so far responsible for the implementation of a portfolio of several projects, some of them specifically dealing with IPR including, TexTechMed, Ip4inno, CreatiFI, IPR Helpdesk China, IPR Helpdesk SEA, THE NEXT SOCIETY, NGI Trust. Within the framework of these activities, he implemented multiple trainings, webinars and workshops and intervened in many events at EU and international level. Linguistic skills: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish.