Mr Etienne Sanz de Acedo

Chief Executive Officer, International Trademark Association (INTA)

Mr Etienne Sanz de Acedo joined INTA on July 1, 2013. As CEO, Etienne works with key stakeholders to formulate and implement policies and programs, oversee annual budget and operations of the Association.  
Before joining INTA, Etienne was Head of Communications and Member of the President’s Cabinet at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), the EU’s Intellectual Property agency, where he was responsible for strategic communications and the Office's corporate image and identity. Before joining OHIM, Etienne practiced as an attorney in Spain and taught law at the University of Alicante, Spain. Etienne holds a law degree from the University of Alicante, an LLM in European Community Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium, an executive MBA from Instituto de Empresa Business School in Madrid.