Mr Paulo Parente Marques Mendes
Partner – Di Blasi, Parente & Associados
|Address:||Av. Presidente Wilson, 231 – 13º andar – Centro – CEP 20030-905, Rio de Janeiro|
|Telephone:||+55 21 3981-0080|
|Fax:||+55 21 3981-0090|
|Specialty:||No. of partners: 02
No. of lawyers: 13
TRADEMARKS, PATENTS, DESIGN AND COPYRIGHT, IMAGE, SPORTS, UNFAIR COMPETITION AND CONSUMER RIGHTS
|Languages spoken:||PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH, FRENCH AND SPANISH|
|Events attended:||INTA, ECTA, ILASA SUMMITT, LIDC, MARQUES|
|Personal CV:||I am specialized in intellectual property (Candido Mendes University), industrial property (Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents) and sports management (Getulio Vargas Foundation) and I am an active member of the Brazilian Bar Association, serving on its council since 2010. I am also a member of the Committee of Copyright, Intangible Rights and Entertainment of the Order of Attorneys of Brazil – Rio de Janeiro. I am an adviser to the Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property, a coordinator of its Competition Rights Committee, and I currently serve as President of its chapter of the International League of Competition Law – LIDC. I currently serve as a delegate of the National Group of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property. Further, I am an active member of the International Trademark Association – INTA, where I currently serve on the Law Firm Committee and is a member INTA’s Mediator Network.
My IP practice experience includes both national and international cases involving trademarks, patents, designs and copyright. I also advise and assist clients on issues primarily related to copyright, trademark, image, sports, unfair competition and consumer rights. I am the author and co-author of several books and articles on intellectual property, and guest speaker at national and international congresses on the subject.
I wrote the chapter “The use of geographical indications as an instrument of protection and development of the Brazilian agriculture” in Propriedade Intelectual na Agricultura, Forum 2012, and the article “Brazil Moves Fast to Fight Ambush Marketing” featured in World Intellectual Property Review 2010. I co-authored Studies on Combating Piracy in Honour of Judge Luiz Fernando Gama Pellegrini (first edition); Letras Jurídicas 2011; The Industrial Property, Trademarks, Patents, Design Systems and Technology Transfer (third edition);Forense 2010; and Major Current Topics: Intellectual Property, Technological Innovation and Bioenergy, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Brazil 2009. I also co-authored the guide How to Understand Entertainment and Sports Law in Brazil in 2010 and 2011.