Before joining Metroconsult, Carmela worked for leading national and international IP consulting firms at both national and international level (in particular, in the US, Italy, France, and Switzerland).
She is the author of numerous publications on Intellectual Property matters.
Carmela is a member of well-known IP Associations including INTA (International Trademark Association), AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), as well as LES (Licensing Executives Society). She was a member of the “INTA Bulletin” Committee (2014-2015), Board Member of Italian Patent and Trademark Attorney’s Institute (2016-2019), and chair of the INTA sub-committee on “Famous and Well-Known Marks Registries”. She is currently a member of the INTA ADR Committee and Member of the INTA Panel of Trademark Mediators.
She holds a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property (trademarks and designs) from CEIPI, Robert Schuman University, Strasbourg, France, and a Master’s degree in International Commerce from Ecole Solvay, Brussels, Belgium.
She is fluent in English, German, and French and has a basic knowledge of Dutch and Spanish.