Teresa Nobre is an attorney-at-law based in Lisbon, Portugal. She is currently the Vice-President of COMMUNIA Association. She is also the Creative Commons Portuguese Chapter Lead. Teresa holds a university degree in Law from the University of Lisbon Faculty of Law and a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property from the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center.
At COMMUNIA, Teresa works across the spectrum of user rights, with a special focus on education. She is part of COMMUNIA “Copyright for Education” team and she led several legal research projects on the area of education. Teresa has been actively involved in the copyright reform debate in Europe for several years, and she recently coordinated the project of creating guidelines to implement the new Copyright Directive in ways that expand and strengthen user rights beyond what is prescribed by the Directive. Teresa also represents COMMUNIA at the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), where she has been advocating for minimum international standards for the protection of public interests vis-a-vis copyright.