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Nuno Pires de Carvalho Joins Licks Attorneys

March 17, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Nuno Pires de Carvalho, a worldwide known IP expert and practicing attorney, has joined Licks Attorneys as a Partner to boost our firm’s IP and Competition Policy practice.Before joining Licks Attorneys, Nuno Carvalho was the Director of the Intellectual Property and Competition Policy Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in Geneva, Switzerland. In his 16-year tenure at WIPO’s International Bureau, Mr. Carvalho provided legislative assistance and advised a significant number of developing countries to draft their national industrial property statutes as well as to implement their obligations under multilateral and free trade agreements.Mr. Carvalho was also a Counselor with the Intellectual Property Division of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, for three years (1996-1999). In that capacity, he assisted the TRIPS Council and helped developing countries to implement their TRIPS obligations.In his Brazilian practice, Mr. Carvalho was the in-house attorney in charge of intellectual property matters of a Nipo-Brazilian steel company, USIMINAS, based in Minas Gerais, Brazil, for 20 years (1976-1995).Mr. Carvalho is known worldwide as a published author of several books and articles in the Intellectual Property and Competition Law areas. He is also a novelist and published poet.Nuno Pires de Carvalho can be reached at+55 21 3550 3700 main+55 21 3550 3708

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