Cédric Manara  

Cédric Manara

Professor of law
EDHEC Business School
Paris, France


The Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice wrote he is “one of the liveliest and most influential intellectual property educators and opinion-makers to emerge from France in recent years”. In 2005 he was an invited researcher at the Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo.

In 2004, he worked one year at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, in 2009 one trimester at the Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Università degli Studi di Salerno (Italy), and in Spring 2010 at the Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS, Rome). He has been working in Finland (affiliate researcher at the IPR University Center) from September 2010 to April 2011.

Cédric Manara is, or has been, expert to intergovernmental, European or French institutions.

Author of a book on domain names law (LexisNexis / IRPI, 2011), he is a panelist to the Czech Arbitration Court (both for UDRP and ADR .eu Disputes), the Kuala-Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration, and an third-party Decider to the Belgian Centre for Mediation and Arbitration.