Suelen Carls is a Brazilian national working as a Senior Research Fellow at\r\nthe Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Germany. She\r\nis a Visiting Professor at the University of Marília (Unimar) in Brazil,\r\nsupervising Master and PhD students.\r\nShe is also a WIPO Academy tutor for the Advanced Course on\r\nTrademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications and the\r\nDistance Learning Specialized Course on the Madrid System for the\r\nInternational Registration of Marks.
\r\nBesides that, Ms. Carls is engaged in several voluntary activities. She is a Founding-member of\r\nthe Santa Catarina State “GIs Development Cooperation Network”, established in 2014, and the\r\nAcademic Coordinator of the Santa Catarina State Workshop on Geographical Indications, an\r\nannual event first held in 2012.\r\nMs. Carls is a Doctor in law from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (with a research\r\nphase at the University of Oxford). She is a Bachelor of Laws and holds a Master’s degree in\r\nRegional Development from the Regional University of Blumenau.
Consultant, AND International, Paris
Head, Unit Geographical Indications, Directorate General Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission, Brussels
Director, Lisbon Registry, Department for Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications, Brands and Designs Sector, WIPO
Alexandra Grazioli is currently Director of the Lisbon Registry in the Brands and Designs Sector of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Her area of supervision involves the management, development and promotion of the Lisbon System, as well as the development and implementation of projects relating to geographical indications. Since taking up her duties with WIPO in 2014, she has worked as Senior Counsellor and then as Director in the Office of the Director General.
Before joining WIPO, she worked at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property first as trademark examiner, then as Senior Legal Advisor, where she was responsible for the coordination of WIPO issues and negotiations on geographical indications. Finally, she worked as Counsellor in charge of intellectual property issues at the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and to the Other Organizations in Geneva. As representative and head of the Delegation of Switzerland, she attended several meetings and negotiations in all fields of intellectual property and on issues relating to governance and budgetary issues at WIPO, WTO (TRIPS and Doha Round negotiations).
Economic Officer, Innovation Economy Section, Department for Economics and Data Analytics, IP and Innovation Ecosystems Sector, WIPO
Expert, Intellectual Property Protection Department, China National Intellectual Property Administration(CNIPA), Beijing
Project Coordinator, International Cooperation\r\nDivision, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI),\r\nBern
Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for\r\nEuropean Studies (CES), Australian National University (ANU),\r\nCanberra
Attorney, Artesanías de Colombia, Bogotá
Massimo Vittori is the Managing Director of the Organization for an\r\nInternational Geographical Indications Network (oriGIn), in charge of the\r\nOrganization’s strategic planning and overall management.\r\nMr. Vittori previously worked as Legal Advisor at the International Trade\r\nCenter (ITC) – a technical assistance agency of the World Trade\r\nOrganization (WTO) and the United Nations – where he was in charge of\r\nseveral projects in the field of intellectual property, trade law harmonization,\r\nmodel contacts for SMEs and alternative business dispute resolution mechanisms.
Mr. Vittori\r\nalso worked at the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on the\r\nimprovement of developing countries’ investment climate through regulatory reforms.\r\nFollowing his Bachelor Degree in International Relations, he obtained a Master’s Degree in\r\nInternational Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva\r\nand an LL.M. in Intellectual Property at the University of Turin.\r\nMr. Vittori regularly delivers seminars on GIs, trademarks and trade-related issues in several\r\nEuropean Universities.","birthdate":"","country":null,"email":"","photourl":"https://c.connectedviews.com/assets/c6e453b8-87b5-495b-a9a1-327fcf181ee7.PNG","name":"Mr. Massimo VITTORI","jobs":"","urls":""}];