Prof. Dr. José Manuel Cortés Martín

Visiting researcher

  • Department:
    Former visiting research fellows
  • Section: Law of the European Union

Summary

José Manuel Cortés Martín is Full Assistant Professor of Public International Law and Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Law at the Pablo de Olavide University of Seville (Spain).

He graduated with a Master's degree in European Union Law at the University of Liège and received his PhD in International Law from the Pablo de Olavide University of Seville (2002) with the thesis La protección de las indicaciones geográficas en el comercio internacional e intracomunitario, Ministerio de Agricultura, Madrid, 2003.

He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Texas (2003) and Visiting Fellow at the University of Harvard (2006), among other universities and institutions. He served as Counsel of the European Union Law Department of the Regional Government of Andalusia (1995-1999). He is Editor of Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo, member of the Board of editors of Gaceta Jurídica de la Unión Europea and Revista de Estudios Regionales.

Dr. Cortés Martín main research focuses on the international responsibility of international organizations. About this he has published several works, among others: Las organizaciones internacionales: Codificación y desarrollo progresivo de su responsabilidad internacional (Premio Blas Infante de iinvestigación, IAAP, Sevilla, 2008); “European Union Exceptionalism in the System of International Responsibility?”, in Ragazzi, M. (ed.): The Responsibility of International Organizations. Essays in Memory of Sir Ian Brownlie (Brill, The Hague, 2013).

As a Visiting Research Fellow at the Asser Instituut, he is preparing a book about the international responsibility of the European Union and various projects concerning issues of judicial protection in the EU in the framework of the accession to the ECHR.

His papers in English include: “The Union for the Mediterranean: Challenges and Prospects”, in Fernández Arribas, Pieters and Takács (eds.), The European Union’s relations with the Southern-Mediterranean in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, CLEER WP 2013/3, “Prior Consultations and Jurisdiction of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea”, in La contribución de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho del Mar a la buena gobernanza de los mares y océanos, Dykinson, Madrid, 2013 (In Press); “International Protection of Geographical Indications: About the WTO Negotiations to Establish a Multilateral System of Registration” (2013), en GANGJEE, D. / HUGHES, J., (eds.): Research handbook on international geographical indications protection, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. (In Press); “A Critical Appraisal of WTO Negotiations to Establish a Multilateral Register for Geographical Indications”, Revista de Estudios Regionales, 2011; “WTO-TRIPS Agreement: The Battle between the Old and the New World over the Protection of Geographical Indications”, Journal of World Intellectual Property, vol. 7-2004; “TRIPS Agreement: Towards a Better Protection for Geographical Indications?”, Brooklyn Journal of International Law, vol. 30-2004, nº 1; “The European Community Trade Barriers Regulation: Private Party Involvement in International Procedure Regarding Unfair Foreign Trade Practices”, Texas Tech Law Review, vol. 35-2004, nº 2; “Ubi ius, ibi remedium? - Locus Standi of Private Applicants under Article 230(4) EC at a European Constitutional Crossroads”, Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, vol. 11-2004, nº 3; “On the European Constitutional Crossroads: Towards Easing the Conditions for Standing of Individuals seeking Judicial Review of Community Acts?”, Michigan Journal of International Law, vol. 12-2003. In French, « Immigration et regroupement familial dans l'Union Européenne: Un droit à géométrie variable?, Revue de Droit de l'Union Européenne, 2005, nº 4 : “Sur l’adhésion à la CEDH et la sauvegarde de l’autonomie de l’ordre juridique de l’Union dans l'identification du défendeur pertinent: Le mécanisme du codéfendeur », Revue de Droit de l’Union Européenne, 2011, nº 4. ISSN: 1155-4274.