Tamara Carapina

Role Head of Legal and Governance
Group Coordination & support office

Experienced legal counsel with a demonstrated history of working in public and corporate sector. Tamara has a solid legal background in European Union law, Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law and Pharmaceutical law and additionally skilled in negotiations, legal writing and diplomacy.

After obtaining her LL.M. in International and European law in 2004 from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, she joined Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integrations and worked on harmonisation of national legislation with the EU legislation. She was actively participating in the Croatian negotiation process and negotiating team for accession to the EU, with special contributions and support on the chapters of Intellectual Property, Public Procurement and Free Movement of Goods- pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Before joining EATRIS, she was working in a fast expanding pharmaceutical company as a Head of Legal and IP Department, responsible for protecting company’s IP and contracting with worldwide partners. This included various types of agreements such as license agreements, co-development agreements, technology transfer agreements, supply agreements, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements etc.