World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO-WTO Joint Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and Transfer of Technology

(Geneva, November 17, 2003)

Speaker - Rodrigo de Ouro Preto Santos

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Master of Laws in Patent and Intellectual Property Laws.
Recipient of the Richard P. Momsen Scholarship
May 1999
THE HAGUE ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, The Hague, Holland
Certificate of Attendance of the Summer Session on Private International Law
Summer 1992
CANDIDO MENDES LAW SCHOOL, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

 

EXPERIENCE

1988 � 1992
MOMSEN, LEONARDOS & CIA., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Partner. As a member of the litigation group, acts as leading attorney in a number of trademark, unfair competition and copyright nullity and infringement actions, with special emphasis on Internet issues. Also councils in transfers of technology.
1997 � present

ARENT FOX KINTNER PLOTKIN & KAHN, PLLC, Washington, D.C.
Visiting Attorney
. As a member of the law firm�s Intellectual Property Group, drafts interoffice memoranda of law, complaints in trademark and copyright infringement cases, trademark prosecution at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

June - Dec 1999

FERNANDO XIMENES ADVOGADOS, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Partner
. Labor Law Practice. Litigation and client counseling.

1994 � 1997

FUNDA��O GETULIO VARGAS, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lectures as Professor of Intellectual Property Law in the Post-Gradutate course "Economic and Corporate Laws"

2000 � 2003

PONTIF�CIA UNIVERSIDADE CAT�LICA DO RIO DE JANEIRO � PUC/RJ
Lectures as Professor of Trademark Law in the Post-Graduate course "Intellectual Property Law"

2001 � present

CENTRO FEDERAL DE EDUCA��O TECNOL�GICA � CEFET
Lectures as Professor of Trademark Law in the Post-Graduate course "Intellectual Property Law"

2001 � present

UNIVERSIDADE DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO � UERJ
Lectures as Professor of Trademark Law in the Post-Graduate course "Intellectual Property Law"

2002 � present

UNIVERSIDADE C�NDIDO MENDES
Lectures as Professor of Law in the Graduate course "Cyberlaw"

2002 � present
Speaker at various Conferences.

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

ASSOCIA��O BRASILEIRA DA PROPRIEDADE INTELECTUAL, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Vice-Coordinator of the Committee on Regional Integration

2000 � present

INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK ASSOCIATION, New York, N.Y.
Member of the Bulletin Committee

2000 � 2003
   
LANGUAGES: Fluent in Portuguese and English  
   

OTHER INFORMATION: Admitted to the Rio de Janeiro section of the Brazilian Bar Association since 1993. Member of the following intellectual property associations: ABPI, ABAPI, INTA, LES, AIPPI and ASIPI.

 

 

 

 

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