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  • Next Wednesday, 17th September will take place the XIX XIX Ibero-American Forum of Guarantee Schemes and Access to Finance for SMEs. This year, the program will be focused on the challenge of growth an internationalitation of SME´s within a crisis enviroment.

    The Forum will offer the participants the oportunity to get involved in first-class meetings, workshops and panels related to the subject-matter with both private and public stakeholders, such as the Spanish Industry and Energy Minister, Jose Manuel Soria or Javier Marin Romano, CEO Grupo Santander.

    Read more (in Spanish)


  • Expo Pharma brings together annually distributors and service providers of the pharmacy industry. The main objective is to establish a communication channel with pharmacies in order to promote the development of retail pharma. Access only for professionals.
     
    Expo Pharma attracts a highly qualified audience of traders, network administrators, buyers, pharmacists, health workers and technical professionals working in the retail pharmaceutical, food and perfumery sectors interested in finding the event major industry suppliers conducting business. 
     
    Pharma Expo is an event that aims to growth, strengthening and interaction of the pharmaceutical sector in Brazil.

     


  • Event type: Webinar

    Time: 15.00h (CET)

    Location: Online

    Admission: Free (registration required)

    Language: English

    Event description

    The webinar 'IPRs in Brazil for EU SMEs' aims to give an overview about the current situation as regards Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide practical information about the registration and enforcement of the main IPRs in Brazil.

    About the speaker

    Mr. Cristiano Carvalho Leao.

    Mr. Carvalho Leao is a patent attorney specialized in IP Law. He is the former patent manager for Latin America at Unilever from 2006 to April 2014, previously worked at Johnson & Johnson as well. Currently he has his own practice focused on patents, patent litigations and patent strategy.

    About the webinars

    The Mercosur 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 Mercosur region and Chile. 

    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 Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk

    The Mercosur 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 MERCOSUR and Chile as well as those potentially interested in establishing commercial and R&D activities and ventures in these countries.


  • Webinar "Key aspects of the protection of IP Rights at Trade Fairs" is a guide to make an efficient use of legal tools to protect IPR and react to counterfeiting at Exhibitions in Brazil".

    October, 14th at 15.00h (CET)

    The lecturers for this webinar are Mr. Enrique Fontes and Mr. Cristiano Carvalho Leao.

    Mr. Fontes is a Lawyer specialized in EU Law. He was responsible for Legal Affaires at Feria Internacional de Valencia (Spain) from 1990 to 2011. Currently he is legal advisor in the industry of exhibitions. He is also member of the Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce.

    Mr. Carvalho Leao is a patent attorney specialized in IP Law. He is the former patent manager for Latin America at Unilever from 2006 to April 2014, previously worked at Johnson & Johnson as well. Currently he has his own practice focused on patents, patent litigations and patent strategy.

    Follow-up discussion via the Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk Linked-In group.

    Language: English 

     


  • Event type: Webinar
    Time: 15.00h (CET)
    Location: Online
    Admission: Free (registration required)
    Language: English

    Event description

    Webinar "IP software protection in Brazil: what the EU computer industry SMEs should know" is a guide for software industry proffesionals willing to know the best way to protect IP-related aspects when doing business with current and potential Brazilian consumers and partners. 

    The lecturer of the webinar will be Ms. Luciana de Noronha Andrade.

    Ms. Noronha is an IP attorney specialized in software and technology transfer agreements with more than 10 years of expertise as Procedural Lawwer in Industrial Property in Brazil. She previously worked in International big lawfirms, such as Elzaburu (Spain), Clarke, Modet & Co., Di Blasi, Parente, Vaz e Dias & Associados or Dannemann Siemsen Advogados. Focused on trademark, patent, IT, unfair competition, software, technology transfer and copyright consultancy and legal enforcement, she is currently a partner the Brazilian lawfirm Gruenbaum, Possinhas & Teixeira Advogados.

    Agenda

    More details to follow.

    About the webinars

    The Mercosur 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 Mercosur region and Chile. 

    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 Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk

    The Mercosur 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 MERCOSUR and Chile as well as those potentially interested in establishing commercial and R&D activities and ventures in these countries.