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Ana Corrêa

Head of Patent Practice

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Ana Carolina Corrêa Gonçalves is an Industrial Pharmacist and Patent Specialist who joined Licks Attorneys in 2016. She has more than 15 years’ experience in the intellectual property area and concentrates her practice in the preparation and prosecution of both Brazilian and foreign patent applications. Ana has expertise in rendering opinions on patentability, non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom to operate, with an emphasis on chemical and pharmaceutical technologies, as well as in advising clients on Technology Roadmapping. She also comprises the knowledge to guide the protection of industrial designs in Brazil and overseas. 

Ms. Corrêa was a grant holder and research student in the cosmetic laboratory of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro for two years, developing new cosmetic formulations and performing physical, chemical, and microbiological control of raw materials and cosmetic products.

+ Languages
  • English
  • Portuguese
+ Practice Areas
  • Patents
  • Industrial Designs
  • Prosecution
  • Food & Drug
  • Life Sciences
  • Patents
  • Industrial Design
  • Infrastructure
+ Representative Cases
+ Professional Highlights
  • ‍Recommended in the IP Practice by Legal 500 Latin America 2017.
  • ‍Ana won an honorable mention award at the 21th Brazilian Cosmetology Congress with the research “Utilização da gordura da rã-touro (Rana catesbeiana) em produtos cosméticos” (Use of American bullfrog’s grease in cosmetic products).

+ Representative Experience
+ Affiliations
  • ‍International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Biotechnology Partnering Conference (BIO)
+ Education
  • Graduate degree in Intellectual Property Law at Pontifical Catholic University – Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ, 2012).
  • Specialized in Industrial Pharmacy at Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UFF, 2008).
  • Bachelor in Pharmacy at Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UFF, 2008).
+ Publications
+ Speaking Engagements and Others
+ Articles