Speakers Bio Prof. Dr. iur. Claudia Seitz

Prof. Dr. iur. Claudia Seitz

M.A. (London), University of Basel, Faculty of Law

Claudia Seitz studied law at the Universities of Freiburg, Basel and Strasburg, graduated from the University of Freiburg, and was admitted to the Bar in Germany in 1999. She holds a PhD (Dr iur) from the University of Basel and a Postgraduate Diploma as well as a Master's degree (MA) from King's College London.
Since 2007 Claudia Seitz has been teaching at the University of Basel and since 2014 she holds the position of the Max Geldner Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law.
Before she was offered the professorship she had been an associate with Cleary Gottlieb in Brussels (1998–1999).
She is a founding partner of the law firm Seitz & Riemer (since 1999), in-house counsel in various positions with the Swiss multinational life sciences company Syngenta in Basel (2002–2010) and scientific advisor at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (2012–2014).
She is also a member of the editorial advisory board of the European Review of Business Law (Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht, EuZW) as well as of the European Pharmaceutical Law Review (EPLR) and has extensive practical and scientific experience in relation to competition, regulatory, life sciences, IP and EU law.