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Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira
Joined the law firm Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira in 1979, having become a partner in 1986. Practices in Rio de Janeiro, specially in trade mark law. Member of OAB (Brazilian Bar Association);ABPI (Brazilian Intellectual Property Association);ABAPI (Brazilian Industrial Property Agents Association);AIPPI;INTA; LES;ABDI;LIDC and ASIPI. Delivered lectures in Brazil and world-wide on intellectual property subjects, in particular trade mark law in seminars and congresses, including INTA, AIPPI, ABPI and ABDI. Took part at the meeting of non-governmental experts on legal protection of computer software convened by WIPO in Canberra in 1984. Chaired the working committee on Question 100, on unregistered but well-known marks, the conclusions of which were presented for discussion and approval during the Executive Committee of AIPPI in Barcelona in 1990. Took part at several meetings of non-governmental experts on arbitration convened by WIPO between 1991 and 1998.
Law Degree at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1979
Publications, conferences, etc.
Published several articles on intellectual property in papers and specialised journals , including an article on trade secret law published by the Yale Law Library in 1994 as addendum to the publication “World Trade Secrets Law"; an article in the LES NOUVELLES on legal protection of computer software; an article in the "Revista dos Tribunais" on the interpretation of article 6 bis of the Paris Convention; various articles on trade mark law published in the Revista da Propriedade Industrial, bimonthly Journal of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association;participated as one of the co-authors of the publication on trade mark law entitled “Sinais Distintivos e Tutela Judicial e Administrativa” edited by Fundação Getúlio Vargas in 2007 .
Affiliations (other associations, etc.)
Former President of ABPI, the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (2000-2003) Former President of the Brazilian National Group of AIPPI (2000-2003) Former President of the Brazilian National Group of LIDC (2000-2003) Former Second Vice-President of ABDI – Brazilian Computer Law Association Former Member of the Programme Committee of AIPPI Currently 2nd Vice-President of LIDC Chair of Q.132 of AIPPI Member of the Nominating Committee of AIPPI