Current Institutional Affiliation(s)
Centro de Technologia e Sociedade (Center for Technology and Society)
School of LawFundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)Rio di Janeiro, Brazil
Pedro Paranaguá is a project leader at the Center for Technology and Society of Fundação Getulio Vargas School of Law in Rio de Janeiro, and manager of the distance learning law courses at FGV-Online. He coordinates the A2K Project, and is a lecturer of intellectual property in the continuing education department and in the Business Law specialization courses at FGV. He is also professor at FGV Law School. Mr. Paranaguá earned his LL.M. (merit) in Intellectual Property at the University of London, Queen Mary, UK. He represents FGV School of Law in Rio de Janeiro at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, a UN specialized agency. He is a mentor and former academic coordinator of the intellectual property specialization course at the Fundação Getulio Vargas School of Law in São Paulo, and worked for three years at the intellectual property law firm Gusmão e Labrunie. He has written “The Development Agenda for WIPO: another stillbirth? A battle between access to knowledge and enclosure” (2005) (LL.M. dissertation), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm; the chapter “Software Livre como Alternativa de Desenvolvimento e de Negócio: em busca da soberania nacional”, in the book Propriedade Intelectual: estudos em homenagem à Professora Maristela Basso” (Juruá/2005), and the chapter “Patenteabilidade de Métodos de Fazer Negócio Implementados por Software”, in the book “Aspectos Polêmicos da Propriedade Intelectual” (Lumen Juris/2004).