Dana Beldiman

Professor in Residence/Visiting Professor


Professor Dana Beldiman teaches intellectual property at both UC Law SF in San Francisco and Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany, where she is the Founder and Academic Director of the Center for Transnational Center for IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy. She also co-directs the UC Law SF – Bucerius Summer Program “International IP Transactions” in Hamburg, Germany, with Professor Lefstin.

Prof. Beldiman has held numerous visiting lectureships, including at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg, France; Singapore Management University; Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia; Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China; Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany; Santa Clara, School of Law, USA. Her research focuses on various aspects of international and comparative intellectual property and she has published extensively and spoken at many international conferences.

Ms. Beldiman is a partner with the San Francisco law firm of Squire, Patton, Boggs, San Francisco and specializes in international intellectual property law and international transactions. She also acts as Honorary Consul General for Romania in San Francisco.

Prof. Beldiman holds an M.A. from the University of Bucharest, Romania, a J.D. from UC Law SF, an L.L.M. in Intellectual Property from Santa Clara University School of Law and a doctorate in law magna cum laude from the University of Bremen, Germany.


  • Universitaet Bremen, Germany
    Doctorate, Law

  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    LL.M., Master of Laws

  • UC Law SF College of the Law
    J.D., Law

  • University of Bucharest, Romania
    M.A., Graduate Studies


  • Trademark and Unfair Competition
  • IP in Design in the Global Marketplace
  • International & Comparative Intellectual Property