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Rodrigo Magalhães

Head of Patent Practice

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Rodrigo Magalhães is an electronics and computer engineer with extensive experience in the field of Industrial Property. He has worked in various patent and industrial design offices, with a particular emphasis on electronics and telecommunications. Mr. Magalhães’ expertise goes beyond his professional roles, as he has actively engaged in numerous courses and lectures related to Intellectual Property, both as student and teacher. Notably, he represented Brazil at a patent training course in Japan in 2018.

+ Languages
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
+ Practice Areas
  • Industrial Designs
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Patents
  • Prosecution

  • Industrial Designs
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Patents
  • Prosecution
+ Representative Cases
+ Professional Highlights
  • Leaders League –“Highly Recommended” – Patent Prosecution (2023).
+ Representative Experience
+ Affiliations
  • Member of the Regional Council of Engineering and Agronomics – CREA/RJ.
+ Education
  • Degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), 2012.
+ Publications
  • Brazilian Congressman introduces bill to allow AI as inventor, Kluwer Patent Blog, 2024;
  • Congresso vai discutir se IA pode ser inventora de pedido de patente, JOTA, 2024;
  • Patent filings and divisionals in Brazil: The challenge to obtain IP protection, Kluwer Patent Blog, 2024;
  • BRPTO latest efforts on harmonization and Fighting the backlog, Chambers, 2024;
  • O INPI divulgou Plano de Ação para o próximo ano de 2024, Lexology, January 2024;
  • Novo concurso do INPI pode tornar sistema de concessão de patentes no Brasil mais ágil e impulsionar indústria, Jornal Jurid, November 2023;
  • Fortalecendo a indústria de semicondutores do Brasil: participação ativa do INPI e iniciativas governamentais, Migalhas, November 2023;
  • Boosting Brazil’s Semiconductor Industry: BRPTO’s Active Participation and Government Initiatives, Lexology, October 2023;
  • Concurso do INPI pode ajudar a resolver o problema do backlog de patentes no Brasil, ALAE – Aliança de Advocacia Empresarial, October 2023;
  • Brazilian Patent and Trademark office announces 120 new examiners to be hired, Lexology, September 2023;
  • The impact of 5G implementation in the IP and other sectiors in Brazil, IPO (Intellectual Property Owners Association), October 2022;
  • 5G Technology in Brazil: The Biggest Auction in the World and Its Impacts in the Country, IPO Newsletter (Intellectual Property Owners), December 2021;
  • O leilão do 5G e o desenvolvimento tecnológico no Brasil, Law Innovation, November 2021;
  • Hope for new technologies in Brazil as the country thrives to solve patent backlog, Lexology, November 2019.
+ Speaking Engagements and Others
+ Articles