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 José Antonio Gómez Segade

​​​ ​Professor Gómez Segade was born in Galicia (Monterrey, Ourense), Spain, in 1943.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1966.

PhD in Law from the Law School of the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1970, obtaining the extraordinary prize of doctorate.

He is Professor since 1976.

Exerted much of his teaching career at the Law Faculty of the University of Santiago de Compostela, with his teacher without interruption since 1981.

He was a researcher and visiting professor in particular the "Max Planck Institut für Auslandiches und Internationales Patent, Urheber und Wettbewerbsrecht" (Munich), the "Franklin Pierce Law Center" (Concord, New Hampshire, USA) and at the Law Faculty of the University of San Francisco (California, USA).

He has published a dozen books and about two hundred articles, revealing a renowned researcher, internationally, in commercial law in general and intellectual property law (copyright and industrial property law) in particular.

It is to highlight their contribution to the development of the "Industrial Institute Derecho de la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela" (IDIUS), the second best of Europe in this area of law, and the Journal affirmation of enormous prestige, "Derecho Proceedings Industrial "(ADI).

He was Vice-Rector of the University of Santiago de Compostela and dean of the law faculty of this University.

Between multiple national and international awards, it can stand out the "Galicia Premio de Investigación en Ciencias Sociales", awarded by the Regional Government of Galicia.

It is a teacher who holds a very special and exemplary relationship of deep affection, with the School of Law of the University of Minho (ED). He joined the Scientific Council for ten years (1995-2005), participated in several juries of competitions and academic examinations, among other very important services. For this reason, it was rightly honored, on 12/16/2013, on the day of law school, when it celebrated its twentieth anniversary.