Felipe Valente Mesquita started his career working in our partner’s legal team at a prominent Brazilian IP agency and joined us in 2014.
Felipe is an experienced litigator before Brazilian trial and appellate courts. He is also well versed in administrative proceedings before government agencies, such as the Brazilian FDA (ANVISA) and the Brazilian PTO (INPI).
His expertise comprises a wide range of legal matters, including patent validity, infringement, regulatory compliance, telecommunications, medical devices, data package exclusivity and unfair competition.
Author or co-author of the following publications, amongst others:
- “New draft guidelines for patent examination”, PREVAIL 005 | June, 2015.
- Brazilian Patent Statute under attack: Generics Industries lobby the Brazilian Supreme Court and Congress to change the Patent Statute and to shorten the patent term (Part II)”, PREVAIL 003 | April, 2015
- “The doubtful future of public private partnerships”, World Intellectual Property Review – WIPR, 2010.
Member of national and international associations such as:
- Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC-RJ (2008).