About Wolters Kluwer Experts Nuno Pires de Carvalho

Nuno Pires de Carvalho

S.J.D., LL.M., 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.
 

Product & Resource Contributions

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The TRIPS Regime of Antitrust and Undisclosed Information

In this brilliantly conceived and authoritative work the eminent intellectual property specialist Nuno Pires de Carvalho focuses on the mechanisms, obligations, and opportunities of trade secret protection under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects

By Nuno Pires de Carvalho
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Patently Outdated: Patents in the Post- Industrial Economy - The Case for Service Patents

An economy of services largely dominates our world today, but no patent system is available to support it. All signs point increasingly to evidence that in almost all countries—and as enshrined in the TRIPS Agreement—patent rules and procedures are seriously handicapped in their...

By Nuno Pires de Carvalho
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The TRIPS Regime of Trademarks and Designs - Third Edition

The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the TRIPS Agreement), which constitutes Annex 1C of the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO), is undoubtedly the most comprehensive international agreement on intellectual property protection ever...

By Nuno Pires de Carvalho
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IP and Antitrust. The Competition Polices of Intellectual Property in Eighty Cases

Consumers can make choices because of the differentiation that is preserved by intellectual property. Competition law informs intellectual property, generally with the intent of ensuring that it achieves this main purpose. However, very often, certain public policies relating to competition...

By Nuno Pires de Carvalho
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