JUDr. et Mgr. Rudolf Leška, Ph.D. (Charles University), LL.M. (University of San Francisco) is active as Attorney-Partner at a copyright boutique firm ŠTAIDL LEŠKA ADVOKÁTI (PRAHA - BRATISLAVA) licensed in Czechia and Slovakia representing the entertainment industry and advising other clients and public sector with media and copyright related transactions and litigation. Dr. Leška holds the position of Senior Assistant Professor in copyright and media law at the University of Finance and Administration, Prague (Vysoká škola finanční a správní) and is Associate Research Fellow for the arts & creative industries research at Palacký University Olomouc. He serves as current President of ALAI Czech Republic and is a member of the ALAI Executive Committee. His academic research is focused on theatre law, collective management, moral rights and rights of performing artists. Holding degrees in law and theatre studies (theatre history) he is active as freelance drama and opera critique and editor and co-owner of Teapot – Czech book publishing house devoted to rare books and visual arts.