Legal advisor – IP & New Technologies

Marta is a lawyer and researcher specializing in art and culture law as well as a cultural management. Her professional career has focused on legal consultancy in the field of culture and the art market, as well as cultural management in different branches, particularly in the contemporary art sector, an area in which she has extensive experience in multiple facets, both from the perspective of the creators, as well as from the agents and professionals. She has been a promoter and director of various entities and associations of cultural nature, with which she continues to be actively linked. She has extensive experience in the design, organization, and management of cultural projects, both in the public sector (National Library of Spain) and in the private sector, where she has coordinated various independent projects.

Today she directs the Art world Law specialized consultancy in Art and Culture Law, from which she offers a wide catalog of specialized services in the art market and heritage protection, with special attention to new technologies and digital challenges in contemporary creation (blockchain applied to art, metaverses, NFTs, AI, PI).

Throughout these years, she has combined her profession with academic research inside and outside Spain, which has allowed her to work abroad and complete part of her specialization with a professional internship at the UN (NY). Her research and main academic studies focuses on the relationship between the market and the protection of cultural heritage from an international perspective. Her career as a teacher and speaker in various courses and conferences stands out, and she has monographs and numerous publications on art law (among others: Cultural Heritage and Law; Art, Antiquity and Law; Anuario Iberoamericano de Derecho del Arte; Telos; Journal of Art Crime).

Professional Experience

Artworld Law – Art Law
Founder and director
2016 – Present

ADA – Art Law Association
Vice President
2019 – Present

Professional Internship at the UN – NY

Art Madrid – Contemporary Art Fair
Deputy Director
7 editions (period 2014 – 2021)

National Library of Spain
Cultural management in Publications Service (FORMArte program)
FASE – Spanish Sound Art Festival
General Coordinator

Teaching experience

External professor and teacher as a lawyer specializing in Art and Culture Law:

- Specialist Degree in Art Market Law – UC3M Carlos III University of Madrid

- Master's Degree in Art Market Management – URJC · Rey Juan Carlos University

- Course on Intellectual Property and Digital Art – UPV Polytechnic University of Valencia

- University Expert Degree in Cultural Management – USC · University of Santiago de Compostela

- Master's Degree in Industrial and Intellectual Property, Competition and New Technologies - ISDE and PONS Business School

Academic Background

Doctorate in Law

Title of Mediator
Rey Juan Carlos University

Expert Degree in International Law
University Louvaine

Copyright course
Harvard University

Interuniversity Master's Degree in Research in Cultural Law
UNED and Carlos III University Carlos III.

Master's Degree in Management and Leadership of Cultural Projects
Rey Juan Carlos University

Law Degree
University of Santiago de Compostela