Ari Magalhaes is an expert in patent matters, highly regarded for his expertise in patent prosecution and litigation. Ari applies his technical experience in electrical, mechanical and systems engineering, providing technical support for patent application drafting, performing FTO and patentability searches. He is also an experienced litigator in patent and software matters, involving disputes such as patent infringement, nullity action and labor law.
Ari is the author of the book Manual de Redacão de Patentes (Patent Drafting Manual), 2016, Pub. Schoba. Currently, Ari is focused on writing his second book about Software Infringement.
Degree in Mechanical Engineering | University of Nebraska, USA and Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP), São Paulo, Brazil
Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) | Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil
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Andréa specializes in Life Sciences and related matters. With double graduation in Biology and Pharmaceutics, her 10-year practice in Intellectual Property comprehends technical consulting in Biotechnology, Oncology and Healthcare Innovation.
She currently is a member of the Human Research Ethics Committee of a large reference hospital in Ophthalmology in São Paulo and a PhD candidate in Biotechnology at the University of São Paulo (USP).
Ph.D. candidate in Biotechnology | Biotechnology Interunits Program at University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Professional Training in Clinical Research | Invitare, São Paulo, Brazil
Degree in Pharmaceuticals | United Metropolitan University, São Paulo, Brazil
Degree in Biology & Life Sciences | São Camilo University, São Paulo, Brazil
Carla has almost 20 years of scientific experience in Life Sciences and Healthcare. Her research experience ranges from basic molecular and cellular physiology to applied clinical research in both Animal and Human areas. She has an ample understanding in Reproductive Endocrinology, with deep knowledge in synthesis, action and metabolism of hormones.
She is currently a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a visiting Scientist of the research Institute and of Women´s Health program at the Albert Einstein Israeli Hospital (HIAE). In addition, she is a reviewer of international Journals, an advisor in scientific matters for private companies and also a Member of the Ethical Committee for Animal Care and Use.
Post-doctoral training at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology | Medical School of the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil, in collaboration with the Albert Einstein Israeli Hospital (HIAE)
Ph.D. in Endocrinology – Physiology of Reproduction (ERP Program) | University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Masters in Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Animal Reproduction | State Schoold of São Paulo (UNESP), Brazil
Degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) | Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil.
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Christian has solid background as a field engineer in the metallurgy and mining industry. He has worked at the major aluminum producer of Brazil as an extrusion process engineer for the automobile and civil construction industries. Christian has also worked in one of the largest multinational mining firms, in the nickel segment.
In the academic field, Christian teaches Calculus, General Physics, General Mechanics and Solid Mechanics for university students in São Paulo, having also lived in Chile and Australia.
Master in Metallurgical Engineering | University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Degree in Metallurgical Engineering | University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
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Danilo has professional experience in the pesticides industry and other agribusiness related activities.
In the academic field, Danilo studied biodegradable plastics, genetics, molecular biology, methods for decomposition of sintetic rubber, development of new drugs and advanced physics (quantum, thermodynamic and statistical mechanics).
Candidate to master´s degree in Biotech with emphasis in molecular biology
Undergrad in biophysics | University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Douglas is known for his expertise in research and development in the area of Electrical Engineering.
He has activelly participated in projects in the Energy sector.
Douglas is also an university professor at one of the most recognized educational institutions of Brazil, having taught several disciplines of Electrical Engineering, especially those of Control Engineering and Electrical Materials.
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering | University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Master in Electrical Engineering | University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering | University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Bachelor degree in Philosophy | Faculty of Philosophy, Letters and Human Sciences of the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
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Raphael has nearly 15 years of experience in Patents. Throughout his career, he has worked with internationally renowned firms on global client cases.
Salomão is a Mechanical Engineering student at Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia with scientific initiation in the area of stress analysis in parts manufactured by additive manufacturing and is being developed with the MNIP team.
With 20 years of sound practice in Intellectual Property, team management and client handling, Monica has been representing leading companies across an array of industries.
Monica’s expertise and strong academic background comprise international and Brazilian trademark and copyrights law with focus on trade, unfair competition and enforcement of rights.
World Leading Trademark Professional | World Trademark Review | 2016 – 2017.
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property | University of London, Queen Mary, England
Specialization in Copyrights | University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) | University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Beatriz is an attorney with almost 10 years of expertise in trademark portfolio management. She has worked with a range of clients within the sectors of fashion, marketing, entertainment and media. While in Ireland she has developed a special interest in aspects of IP covering the technology and media sector, such as data protection and privacy.
Specialization in Technology Law | Law Society of Ireland, Ireland
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) | University of Coimbra, Portugal and Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil
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Fernanda has worked in major law firms for almost 20 years, where she acquired deep knowledge of the contractual issues related to Intellectual Property. Her practice encompasses franchise agreements, licensing, technology transfer and know-how.
Fernanda also advises foreign clients with business in Brazil or who wish to invest in the country, in matters related to corporate law, contracts in general and insolvency issues.
Master in Laws (LL.M.) in Corporate Law | University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Specialization in Corporate Law | Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil
Bachelor in Law (LL.B.) | Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil
Mariana has over 10 years of experience, having worked in some of the most prestigious law firms and arbitral institutions in Brazil. She is an experienced lawyer in trademarks, copyrights, digital law, data protection, moral rights, franchising and corporate agreements, with focus on dispute resolution, complex litigation and arbitration.Mariana has published in renown journals such as Arbitration Review of the Americas and Young Arbitration Review.In the academic field, Mariana is currently pursuing a PhD in the University of São Paulo. She was also Professor of dispute resolution methods in the LLM in Corporate Law of São Judas University (Brazil) in 2017 and 2018.
PhD candidate in International Law | University of São Paulo, Brazil
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Law | University of São Paulo, Brazil
Post-graduate in Entertainment Law | CEU-IICS (International Institute of Social Sciences), Brazil
Specialized in Integration Law | University Alcalá de Henares, Spain
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) | University of São Paulo, Brazil
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Virginia has over 15 years of experience, having worked in some of the most prestigeous Intellectual Property law firms in Brazil, with focus on trademarks, copyrights, advertisement, unfair competition, contracts and digital law disputes.Her practice also comprehends the strategic and business-oriented management of IP portfolios for clients of all industries and sizes.In the academic field, Virginia’s last achievement was an LL.M. in International Business Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business Law | Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium
Master (MBA) in Project Management | Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Brazil
Post-graduation Intensive Course in Intellectual Property Law | Faculty of Law of University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) | Mackenzie University, Brazil
Mauricio has nearly 20 years of experience in Intellectual Property, focusing his practice on highly complex litigation, trademark prosecution and IP consultancy, mainly for foreign clients from a wide range of industries. With “tailor made” services, Mauricio helps clients manage risk and arrive at solutions that do not necessarily involve the Courts (pre-court settlements).In 2005, Mauricio worked as a visiting attorney at a renowned IP boutique in San Francisco, CA. In 2014, after finishing his LLM in IP at Queen Mary University of London, he worked as a foreign associate at Norton Rose Fulbright in London, in the IP disputes team and later as the Head of IP at the multinational Sun Mark Ltd.
Mauricio wrote 3 chapters of the 3 first editions of the British publication, World Trademark Review (2018/2020), as well as a good number of articles in different vehicles, such as INTA Bulletin, Conjur, national and international blogs (United States and Europe).
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