Bardo Schettini Gherardini

Bardo Schettini Gherardini is the Director Legal Affairs in the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC).
Bardo graduated in European law at the law faculty of the University of Florence (Italy) and in International law at University of Aix-Marseille III (France). Bardo has dealt with European law and EU regulatory aspects linked to the implementation of EU legislation in the industrial field, firstly in a law cabinet and then for the American Chamber of Commerce in London, the Italian Chambers of Commerce in Brussels and the European Commission DG Enlargement as “national detached expert”.
In his capacity of Director of the Legal Affairs Department in CEN and CENELEC, Bardo deals with all relevant legal matters affecting both organizations, with a special focus to those issues related to Intellectual Property Rights in the European standardization landscape.