Women Inventors in Brazil: Building the Future

December 14th, 2023

2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

In-person event. Live by Zoom to remote attendees.
Portuguese-English-Portuguese translation will be provided.

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2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Appellate Judge (ret.) Liliane Roriz, Partner, Licks Attorneys

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Women patent inventors in Brazil Presentation of their inventions, challenges, and learnings

Profa. Alane Vermelho, DSc, Coordinator of BIOINOVAR LAB, UFRJ

Profa. Tatiana Coelho-Sampaio, DSc, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, UFRJ

Aline Machado de Castro, DSc, Centro de Pesquisa, Desenvolvimento e Inovação, PETROBRAS

Moderator: Danielle Altomari, Patent Specialist and Inventor, Licks Attorneys

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
The year of the Women in IP: initiatives promoted by government institutions on IP and Gender

Maria Fernanda Paresqui, Program Officer, WIPO

Rafaela Guerrante, Coordinator of the Strategy Committee on Gender, Diversity and Inclusion, BRPTO

Moderator: Silvia Boechat, Head of Patent Practice, Licks Attorneys

4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Women in the patent industry: challenges and advice of women in leadership positions of R&D companies

Maria Isabel Giacchetti de Moraes, Head of LatAm Patents, Sanofi

Maria Luiza Barros da Silveira, Attorney at Law, CropLife Brasil

Moderator: Juliana Neves, Partner, Licks Attorneys

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The official launch of the Portuguese translation of GLIPA Report “Women Inventors in LATAM: Building the Future (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico)”Presentation of the report´s results, its motivation, and GLIPA´s plans on the subject

Maria Fernanda Hurtado, Latam Executive Director, Global Intellectual Property Alliance (GLIPA)

Esteban Santamaría, Board Member, Global Intellectual Property Alliance (GLIPA)

Moderator: Gislaine Zulli, Head of Patent Practice, Licks Attorneys

6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Final remarks

Appellate Judge (ret.) Liliane Roriz, Partner, Licks Attorneys

6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cocktail  Reception

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