Don't miss Latin America IP Summit next week
There's still time to register for for the IAM & WTR Live: Latin America IP Summit in São Paulo next week.
The summit will take place at the Tivoli Mofarrej São Paulo Hotel on 8 and 9 November. Latin Lawyer is a supporting organisation for the event, which is co-hosted by its IP-focused sister platforms IAM and World Trademark Review.
The event's gold sponsors are Brazilian firms Demarest Advogados, Licks Attorneys, Vaz e Dias Advogados & Associados and Kasznar Leonardos, Chilean firm Carey, Peruvian IP boutique BARLAW - Barrera & Asociados and patent litigation platform Docket Navigator.
Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication, the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA), is also supporting the event along with sister platform Lexology. The Brazilian Intellectual Property Association, the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, São Paulo’s Association of Intellectual Property and LES Brasil are all supporting organisations too.
The two-day event will bring together IP experts from across the region, including IP managers, policy experts and in-house counsel of large organisations. The full agenda can be viewed here.
Victor Dotti, IP counsel at Brazilian fintech Nubank, and the head of Latin America patents at French pharmaceutical group Sanofi – Maria Isabel Giacchetti de Mor – are among the speakers announced so far. Victoria Siqueira, regulatory counsel at Mercado Livre, and Banco Safra’s IP manager Fernanda Mazzafera are also set to speak.
In-house counsel from US personal care company Kimberly-Clark and Brazilian brewer Ambev will participate in panels too.
Panellists will explore a range of issues and challenges impacting day-to-day IP operations, leading discussions that explore ways to better protect and monetise assets and reveal how to position teams for future success.
One panel will examine the challenging subject of brand protection in the era of social media, as well as providing insights into ways that companies can tackle infringement when it comes to both the online and offline markets.
In another discussion, panellists will analyse the interplay between artificial intelligence and intellectual property, and what risks this poses to trade secrets, copyright and data.
There will be several networking opportunities at the event, including a drinks reception on both days.