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Latin American Practice Committee

Charter

To identify, monitor, study and recommend IPO positions regarding intellectual property acquisition, licensing and enforcement issues in Latin America with initial emphasis on Mexico, Brazil, Columbia, and Argentina. To also disseminate and exchange information and views among corporate members of IPO regarding intellectual property problems in Latin America. Regular activities of the committee will include:

1. Organizing fact finding visits to Latin America;
2. Participate in seminars and conferences within the United States and Latin America directed to Latin American IPR;
3. Develop white papers addressing acquisition, licensing and enforcement aspects of Latin American IPR; and
4. Make recommendations to the IPO Board on potential collaborations between IPO and Latin American trade associations.

Committee Roster

Chair: Roberto Ribeiro, Sanofi
Vice Chair: Ricardo Dutra Nunes, Licks Advogados
Secretary: Federico Augusto Aulmann, Obligado & Cia
Board Liaison: Thomas P. McBride, Monsanto Co.
Staff Liaison: Vanessa Pierce Rollins, Intellectual Property Owners Association

 Members

 Gesa Consiglieri D'Angelo
 Amgen, Inc.

 Arturo Covarrubias
 Covarrubias & Cía

 Espartaco Diaz Hidalgo
 Qualcomm, Inc.

 Isabel Giacchetti
 Sanofi

 Henrique Steuer Imbassahy De Mello
 Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira

 Gabriel Kleiman
 Pfizer Inc.

 Alejandro Menchaca
 McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

 Lorena Mersan
 Mersan, Abogados

 Elizabeth Ann Morgan
 The Morgan Law Firm P.C.

 Ruben H. Munoz
 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

 Jana Nelson
 Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

 Carlos R. Olarte
 OlarteMoure& Asociados LTDA

 Gonzalo Rovira
 Monsanto Co.

 Claudia Varas
 Estudio Federico Villaseca

 

 

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