Biography: Kristina Janušauskaitė graduated with a Master’s Degree in Law from the Law Faculty of the University of Vilnius (Lithuania) in 2001. After her university studies she was working at the Law Firm „Pranckevičius and Partners” (“Baltic Law Offices”) in Vilnius as attorney-at-law with the main focus on intellectual property law, contracts, telecommunications, enforcement of intellectual property rights and litigation. She was admitted to the Lithuanian Bar in July 2003. Later, in 2004, she started her studies at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Centre (MIPLC) in Germany and gained her IP LL.M. Degree in 2005. After her studies at the MIPLC she continued as a doctoral candidate at the Ludwig Maximilian Universität / Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law (MPI) in Munich, Germany. She was granted a doctor’s degree (Dr.jur.) in May 2010 after she had defended her dissertation “Implementation of the EU Enforcement Directive in the Baltic Countries: Experience in View of the Development of the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights”. Besides her doctoral studies in Munich, she was a member of various scientific teams of the MPI, a speaker in the conferences organized by the MIPLC and the MPI, also by other educational institutions such as Nalsar University (2006 Conference on IP Rights, Hyderabad, India), Seattle George Washington University (2009 CASRIP High Tech Summit, Seattle, USA), Vilnius University (2009 ATRIP Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania) and others. She was also giving seminars on various IP subjects for LL.M. students at the MIPLC since 2005 till 2008. From September till December 2009, Kristina Janušauskaitė worked as an internee at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington D.C., USA. She is currently engaged in a number of other professional activities such as teaching at WIPO Summer Schools and working as external expert in WIPO projects. Kristina Janušauskaitė is the author and co-author of several publications related to different aspects of intellectual property rights.