Marta Duque Lizarralde, LL.M., is a Doctoral Candidate and Research Associate at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). In her doctoral thesis entitled "B2B data-sharing for AI development", Marta explores the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) that protect the training datasets, as well as the adequacy of IP and competition law to face the new challenges of the data economy.
Prior to joining TUM, she worked as an IPR Policy Researcher at Ericsson, where she conducted research on the issue of compatibility between open source and IPR in AI environments, and the use of AI as a tool in prior art searches and essentiality checks. She holds a law degree from the University of Salamanca, an LL.M specialising in IP from the Universidad Carlos III Madrid (Special Award as the student with the highest grades of the LL.M. in Intellectual Property, edition 2018-2019), and an LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology from the Bocconi University (110/110, cum laude).
Marta was also the winner of the 1st Edition of the Intellectual Property Prize organized by the LL.M. in Intellectual Property and New Technologies of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), with her work “Las obras creadas por inteligencia artificial, un nuevo reto para la Propiedad Intelectual"/ "Artificial Intelligence Generated Works: a new challenge for Intellectual Property"(2019).