Open Innovation and the Role of Intellectual Property in Economic Development


Author: ABPI - Brazilian Intellectual Property Association with the support of ETCO

Source: 19/11/2008

Brazilian Intellectual Property Association

We invite you to the monthly lunch organized by ABPI - Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property with the support of the Brazilian Institute of Ethics in Competition - ETCO, to be held on November 19, 2008 (Wednesday), at 12:30 pm, to be held at Casa da Suíça Restaurant, Rua Cândido Mendes, 157, Glória, in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

On the occasion, we will be attended by Dr. Horacio Gutiérrez, Vice President and Worldwide Director of Intellectual Property & Licensing at Microsoft Corporation, who will give a lecture on “Open Innovation and the Role of Intellectual Property in Economic Development”, which will be in English without simultaneous translation.

The cost of the event, per participant, is R $ 100,00 (one hundred reais) for ABPI and ETCO members and R $ 150,00 (one hundred and fifty reais) for non-members. We kindly ask you to confirm your presence in Rio de Janeiro in advance with Adriana Rosa or Carmen Lima, by phone (21) 2507-6407 or by email

We remind you of the need to make the payment by prior deposit, for reasons of location reservation, at ABN-Amro Bank (356), branch 0380, current account nº 7710856-9, on behalf of ABPI - Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (CNPJ 30.892.749-0001-51). We request that the deposit slip be sent to ABPI by e-mail or by fax (21) 2507-6411.

Finally, we inform that cancellation of registrations will only proceed if required 24 hours in advance.