Aurelio LOPEZ-TARRUELLA is a Lecturer on Private International Law at the University of Alicante (Spain). He also teaches at the Magister Lvcentinvs on Intellectual Property and coordinates the Information Technology Law Module. He has an LL. M. on International and Comparative Law (Vrije Universiteit Brussels, 1999). He was member of the legal staff of IPR-Helpdesk from 2005 to 2010 and editor of the IPR Bulletin. Additionally, he is the author of three books and more than 40 articles on Intellectual Property and International Business Law. Aurelio has been invited as speaker in several seminars and courses in these fields. Further he was invited Research Fellow at the Institute of Intellectual Property (Tokyo, Japan) on 2009. He administers LVCENTINVS, a blog in Spanish on Intellectual Property and Private International Law.