Sergio Napolitano is General Counsel and External Relations Director at Medicines for Europe. At Medicines for Europe since January 2013, in 2018 he was nominated in a list of the 50 most influential people worldwide in IP law, policy and business. Before joining Medicines for Europe, Sergio Napolitano worked in the Directorate General for External Policies of the European Parliament and at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the EU on multilateral, plurilateral and bilateral trade negotiations, EU investment policy and IPR. Sergio Napolitano holds a degree in Law from the University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa and a LL.M. on EU and European Public Law from the University College of London (UCL).