Mark Bosshard obtained his J.D. cum laude from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan with a thesis in Intellectual Property Law supervised by Prof. Adriano Vanzetti. After graduation he obtained a Ph. D in intellectual property law from the Università di Pavia. Mark began his professional experience in the firm founded by Prof. Adriano Vanzetti where he worked for several years. In 2000, he opened the litigation desk of a major patent attorney. Mark teaches in several Italian and foreign universities. He taught International Law at Università di Parma and Trademark Law at the International Intellectual Property Master held by the WIPO in Turin by prof. Marco Ricolfi. Mark also taught Intellectual Property Law as visiting professor in several Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean and is editor in chief of several intellectual property law reviews as "Giurisprudenza Annotata di Diritto Industriale" directed by Prof. A. Vanzetti.