Andrea provides stellar advice on intellectual property and privacy and data protection issues.
Andrea is a senior associate in our Intellectual Property and Data Protection Practices in Prague.
Andrea focuses on intellectual property, data protection and unfair competition law. Her expertise covers both contentious and non-contentious aspects of various intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademarks, designs, patents, information technology, domain names as well as anti-counterfeiting initiatives, enforcement of IP rights and IP litigation.
Over the past 7 years she gained remarkable expertise in the area of personal data protection and in privacy matters. She is particularly experienced in in data compliance, development of internal policies and procedures, processing of data through online networks or new technologies and data transfers abroad. She also assists clients in the proceedings before Czech Data Protection Authority.
Recently she was one of the core team members involved in a global project for a major conglomerate company, producer of a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems concerning GDPR gap analysis. As of 2016 Andrea is Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E).
Andrea joined Bird & Bird in 2009, having previously worked for over 3 years for one of the major Czech law firms. In 2011, she was admitted to the Czech Bar Association. She is a member of ALAI Czech Republic.
She regularly speaks and publishes in the above outlined areas of law. Andrea studied at the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague and gained her Masters' degree in 2007. At the same university, she is currently studying for a PhD in IP. She also studied European law and international protection of human rights at the Université de Toulouse, France.
Andrea speaks fluent Czech, French and English.