Luca Escoffier graduated in law from the University of Parma (Italy), he then earned a Master of Laws in intellectual property law in 2003 (WIPO). After several years spent in law firms, and in an Italian nano-biotech company, he moved to Seattle in 2008 to work as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington where he has also earned in 2010 a Certificate in Business Administration from the Foster Business School.
Luca is a Fellow of the Stanford-Vienna Transatlantic Technology Law Forum, Invited Researcher at Waseda University (Tokyo), and a Singularity University alumnus (GSP’10). Luca has been the co-founder in several start-ups.
At the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (Tokyo) he serves as Project Manager leading the activities of the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk, that he initiated in 2016.