Technology Transfer in Latin America

Registration period
Event type: Webinar

Time: 16.00h (CET)

Location: Online

Admission: Free (registration required)

Language: English

Event description

Technology has advanced at a surprising rate in the past decades, affecting the way we work, travel and even think. Latin America has become an important area catalyzing the interest of European companies and business development organizations. This webinar aims to provide EU SMEs an overview on the main aspects to bear in mind when transfering technology to Latin-American counterparts. 

This training will allow companies know more about:

  • Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade
  • Commercialization - Technology Diffusion.
  • Steps to Follow in Selected Jurisdictions.
  • Good to Know.
  • Measuring the Strength of IP Protection. 
  • Commons Mistakes

About the speaker

Ms. Patricia Covarrubia Patricia Covarrubia is a Venezuelan qualified lawyer, an academic, author and commentator in Intellectual Property Law. She is Lecturer in Law at the University of Buckingham, UK. She has an LLM in European Law from Southampton, UK and a PhD from Brunel, UK. From 1993 to 1999 she worked as a lawyer in Venezuela. 
Dr. Covarrubia is manager and blogger in IP Tango (Intellectual Property weblog – Latin America). Her on-going research interests and written publications include geographical indications and indications of origin, compulsory licences in the pharmaceutical industry, genetic resources, trade marks, free trade agreements, and the protection of traditional knowledge. 

About the webinars

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk webinars are business-oriented, online trainings, which could be attended from any internet-connected place. This free-of-charge events are conducted by top professionals that know exactly what an SME needs to know to improve its business strategy regarding IP registration and enforcement in the Latin America region. 

Join our next webinars and get in contact with same-interests companies or have a look at our past webinars and do not miss the chance to harness from others' real-life cases. 

Additionally, if you would like to have a webinar on a specific topic that may be of help for your SME, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail. Your opinion and suggestions are very important to us!

About the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk offers free of charge, first-line support on IP and IP rights matters to facilitate the expansion of European SMEs (EU SMEs and SMEs from the Associated countries) already established at, or working with entities in Latin America as well as those potentially interested in establishing commercial and R&D activities and ventures in these countries.