Prof. Dr. Sandra Rinnert, LL.M. (Georgetown)

Prof. Dr. Sandra Rinnert is a full time professor at the Federal University of Science in Münster, Germany. She is head of the Customs department. In addition, she is also a lecturer at the ICTL and an adjunct professor at the University of Münster for Customs Law and at the Centre for Intellectual Property at the University of Düsseldorf for International Trademark Law. Also, she is editor for Customs matters with AW-Prax, one of the leading German-speaking Trade Law Journals. Between 2015 and 2018 she served as a legal clerk with the Bundesfinanzhof, the German Federal Fiscal Court.

Since 2012, Prof. Dr. Rinnert has been a board member of the European Forum for International Trade (EFA). Since 2007 she has also been a board member of the Georgetown University European Law Alumni Advisory Board (ELAAB).

Prof. Dr. Rinnert studied law at Heidelberg University in Germany, at National University of Singapore and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. In addition to her experience as a lecturer, she has also gained experience as an attorney for the international law firm of Hogan Lovells LLP in Düsseldorf.

Prof. Dr. Rinnert is co-author of several standard works of customs law such as „Wolffgang/Jatzke – Kommentar zum Zollkodex der Union“. She has published – also internationally – in several high-regarded academic legal journals in Intellectual Property Law, International Trade and Customs Law, Civil Law and Law of Corporations.