Programs and Events
Young Practitioners Reception
Rio de Janeiro

Current issues in Intellectual Property – Challenges and opportunities for young professionals

Who can attend:
Young Practitioners with up to five years of professional experience in the area of IP.
The event will be conducted in Portuguese.

Friday, July 10, 2015

9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Universidade Cândido Mendes
Rua da Assembleia n° 10, 42° andar
Auditório Marquês do Paraná
Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil


9:00 am

Carolina Calheiros, Rolim, Mietzel, Wohlnick & Calheiros LLP
9:10 am 
Trademarks: distinguishing power and free competition

Prof. João Marcelo de Lima Assafim, UCAM, FND - UFRJ
10:00 am

Roundtable: Challenges and opportunities for Young Professionals

Moderator: Cristina Pinheiro-Palmer, Pinheiro Palmer Advogados

  • Desembargador Federal André Fontes, 2° Turma Especializada, TRF 2° Região
  • Desembagadora Flávia Romano de Rezende, TJRJ
  • Vinicius Bogéa Câmara, Diretor de Marcas do INPI
  • Beatriz Amorim-Borher, Deputy Director WIPO Brazil Office
  • Luiz Edgar Montaury Pimenta, Montaury Pimenta, Machado e Viera de Mello
11:30 am

What do you know about IP? Quiz on Intellectual Property

Moderator: Patrícia Piló Bittencourt Redig, Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos

12:30 pm
Reception with drinks and appetizers

During the reception, a ticket will be raffled off to the INTA Trademark Administrators & Practitioners Meeting taking place from October 13-15 in Alicante, Spain.

Co-hosting firms: 
Guerra IP
Montaury Pimenta, Machado e Viera de Mello
Pinheiro Palmer Advogados
Rolim, Mietzel, Wohlnick & Calheiros LLP / Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos

In partnership with:
ABAPI - Associação Brasileira dos Agentes da Propriedade Industrial
ABPI - Associação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual

Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 8, 2015 to The event is free of charge and space is limited.