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Nuno Pires de Carvalho

LL.M.;S.J.D.;LL.B.

Nuno Pires de Carvalho joined Licks Attorneys as a partner, in 2016, to strengthen the firm’s IP, Policy Making and Competition practices. Before joining Licks Attorneys, he was the Director of the Intellectual Property and Competition Policy Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in Geneva, Switzerland.

Mr. Carvalho also works as an international IP consultant for intergovernmental organizations and national governments.

In his 16-year tenure at WIPO’s International Bureau, he acted in three main areas: protection of traditional knowledge and genetic resources, legislative assistance to a significant number of developing countries as regards the implementation of TRIPS-related obligations in the field of industrial property as well as to implement their obligations under multilateral, and free trade agreements and the interface between intellectual property and competition law and policy. 

Mr. Carvalho is known worldwide for his work as a published author of several books and articles in the Intellectual Property and Competition Law areas. He is also a novelist and published poet. A collection of his poems was published under the title “Theoretical and Practical Poems on the Maintenance and Operation of Industrial Machines” (Poemas Teóricos e Práticos sobre a Operação e a Manutenção de Máquinas Industriais), by Kindle Store, 2016.
 

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The Intellectual Property of Textiles and Fashion: From the Medieval Loom to the New York Fashion Week

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From Antiquity to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Intellectual Property of Medicines and Access to Health - A Sourcebook

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From Babylon to the Silicon Valley—The Origins and Evolution of Intellectual Property: A Sourcebook

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The TRIPS Regime of Trademarks and Designs, Fourth Edition

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