R I C A R D O I O R I O G A R C I A
Industrial Property National Institute – BR - Patent and Trademark Office Mobile: +552*-*****-****
Broad experience in Intellectual Property over the past twenty years, with particular emphasis in Training Multidisciplinary Corporate Teams, Patent Fillings, Strategic Planning and Project Management. Currently Chair Committee of The Patent Examination Guidelines Project, Head of Metallurgy and Materials Patent Division, and Member of the Training Team for new Officers at The Brazilian Patent Office (INPI). Patent Engineer and Consultant in Intellectual Property Risk Analysis at Vale S.A. Mining Company. Broad Experience in Judicial Advisory and Expert Witness at The Federal Court Law. Extensive experience in pronouncing intellectual property lectures and courses in companies, universities and research institutions. Internationally scientific and intellectual property published articles. Affinity to collect, manage, and analyse technological information data. Able to manage, train and support high qualified multidisciplinary teams in order to research and develop new products and processes providing companies their required intellectual property protection.
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - Institute of Economic Affairs MBA (Lato Sensu) in Intellectual Property Management and Technological Innovation Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Doctor Science in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Master Science in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Bachelor in Metallurgical Engineering
Current Chair Committee responsible for drafting and revising Patent Examination Guidelines at The Brazilian Patent Office (INPI).
Current Head of Metallurgy and Materials Science Patent Division at The Patent and Trademark Office (INPI-BR).
Current Member of the training team for new Officers at The Patent and Trademark Office (INPI-BR).
Consultant in Intellectual Property Risk Analysis, Patent Engineer and Consultant Engineer at Vale S.A. - the fifth biggest mining company in the world.
Attended to JPO/Brazil meeting in order to share policy and business patent management planning.
Broad Experience in Judicial Advisory at The Federal Court Law.
Broad Experience in Appeals and Post-Grant Analysis Procedures.
Broad Experience in International Patent ISR/IPR Reports Drafting.
Experience as expert witness in Federal Court Law.
Strong Background from acknowledged Institutions in Intellectual Property like EPO, JPO, WIPO, DPMA, INPI as also as multidisciplinary education in Engineering (D.Sc.), Economy (MBA in Intellectual Property Management and Technological Innovation), organizational culture, management, leadership, motivation, teams training and project management.
Participation in work judgement committees.
Assistant Professor Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.
Extensive published, lectured and taught classes relating to intellectual property. WORK EXPERIENCE
Chairman of the Patent Examination Guidelines Committee Patent and Trademark Office (INPI-BR) - Rio de Janeiro, RJ June 2011 to Present
As the Project Manager for Patent Examination Guidelines since 2011, the first complete guidelines were published in the Brazilian National Gazettes of Industrial Property in December 2013 and July 2016. These Guidelines are also revised from time to time, once they need to be integrated through different technical areas. Head of Materials Science and Metallurgy Patent Division Patent and Trademark Office (INPI-BR) - Rio de Janeiro, RJ 2013 to Present
• Train and supervise new Officers.
• Revise constantly the quality of the whole team with different backgrounds.
• IP policy maker.
• Current Consultant of the Quality Management Team on Patent Examination Policies. Industrial Property Researcher
Patent and Trademark Office (INPI-BR) - Rio de Janeiro, RJ 1998 to Present
• Patent Search and Examination for 15 years.
• Broad Experience in Judicial Advisory at Federal Court Law.
• Broad Experience in Appeals and Post-Grant Analysis Procedures.
• Experience as expert witness in Federal Court Law.
• Elaborate and apply the training program for new Officers in all technical fields.
• Broad Experience in International Patent ISR/IPR Reports Drafting. Patent Engineer
VALE S.A - Santa Luzia, MG
September 2006 to October 2006
• Analysis of technologies generated by researchers with potential for patenting.
• Evaluation of services provided by companies in the area of intellectual property.
• Review of contracts in the area of intellectual property, in order to protect the interests of the company. Consultant in Intellectual Property Risk Analysis
VALE S.A – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
• Specification of scenarios of trade secrets and know-how: data collection in case law to support the legal team. Acess patent databases, and evaluate possible litigation due to conflicts of interest, providing information to support the risk assessment involved, and help the company in the decision-making process. Assistant Professor
Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University - Rio de Janeiro, RJ. 1993 to 1998
• Teaching, Preparation and correction of exams and Experimental teaching of laboratory. BACKGROUND
JPO – Japan Patent Office Tokyo - Japan
Patent Examination Management – For Seniors Managers Nov 2017 German Patent and Trade Mark Office/ INPI Rio de Janeiro - Brazil Workshop and Training Course on Patent Search and Examination in the Field of Metallurgy Nov 2013 Public Administration National School Rio de Janeiro – Brazil Project Management Jun 2011
INPI – Intellectual Property National Institute Rio de Janeiro – Brazil Nov 2010
Manager Development Plan –Communication in organizations, interpersonal skills, power, leadership and motivation Getulio Vargas Foundation Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
Aug to Dec 2008
Manager Development Plan - Training in public policy, coaching, emotional intelligence, organizational culture, decision making, quality and globalization EPO - European Patent Office The Hague - Netherlands Training the trainers - For Senior Trainers Nov 2007 EPO - European Patent Office Munich - Germany
Patent intensive training with focus on physics, electricity and mechanics, including case studies Mar 2004 WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization/ INPI Rio de Janeiro – Brazil Training in International Patent Classification Dec 1998 TRAINING AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Lecturer/Instructor for new researchers at The Brazilian Patent Office – Dec 2009.
Lecturer/Instructor "Intermediate Course of Industrial Property" - Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Brazilian Navy, Rio de Janeiro RJ - May 2010.
Lecturer/Instructor "Patents Writing" and "Patents in Mechanical Engineering" - International Technological Forum sponsored by the State Secretariat of Science and Technology of Espírito Santo / Foundation of Science and Technology of Espírito Santo, Vitória ES – Nov 2008.
Lecturer/Instructor "Intermediate Training Course on Intellectual Property for Technology Managers" - Foundation of Science and Technology of Espírito Santo, Vitória ES - Mar 2008.
Lecturer/Instructor "Industrial Property Course in Department of Aerospace Science and Technology" - São José dos Campos SP – Sep 2007.
Lecturer/Instructor "Basic Course on Patents and Registration of Industrial Designs" - National Association of Research and Development of Innovative Companies, São Paulo SP – May 2007.
Lecturer/Instructor "Intermediate Course on Patents and Registration of Industrial Designs" - National Association of Research and Development of Innovative Companies, São Paulo SP – Jun 2007.
Lecturer/Instructor "Intermediate Course on Patents" - National Association of Research and Development of Innovative Companies, São Paulo SP - Nov 2005.
INPI Representative at the “Santa Catarina Inventors Fair” - Florianópolis SC – Oct 2003.
Lecturer/Instructor “Characterization of waste co-processing in kilns in the clinker production” - held in the Workshop "Co-processing of Waste in the Cement Industry", promoted by the Non-Governmental Organization
“Ponto Terra” and Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte MG, Jul 2003.
Lecturer/Instructor "Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in University Research" - opening lecture held in the seminar "Inovation System Planning and Management in the context of 459 Technological Route", promoted by Federal University of Itajubá, Itajubá MG, Jun 2002.
Lecturer/Instructor "The Main Aspects of the Brazilian Patent System” – A series of 4 days lectures especially ministered to Vale S.A. – Belo Horizonte MG, Dec 2001.
Lecturer/Instructor "Basic Course on Patents" – Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife PE, Dec 2000.
Lecturer/Instructor "Industrial Property Basics" and “Specific Technical Guidance for Laboratories”, - Technological Research Institute of São Paulo, São Paulo SP, Jun 2000.
Lecturer/Instructor “An Overview of Industrial Property in Brazil" - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Oct 1998.
Assistant Professor at Metallurgy and Materials Science Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro – 1993 to 1998.
WORK JUDGEMENT COMMITTEES
Peer reviewer of the Paper WMR-18-0860 “Study on the Evolution and Transformation of Cl during Co- Processing of Hazardous Waste Incineration Residue in Cement Kiln”, submitted for review by the Author on 08-Nov-2018, Waste Management & Research Journal, https://publons.com/researcher/1646987/ricardo- garcia/peer-review/
Intellectual Property Analyst judging the Federal Government “Inova” Mineral Projects in order to grant funds to mining related companies, 2016-2017.
Member of the examining board of the master's thesis "Technical evaluation for the use of FGD plaster as a time retardant additive in Portland cement" by student Mariella Cortez Caillahua - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Sep 20th 2013.
Intellectual Property Analyst judging the Federal Government “FINEP Innovation Prize” granted to individuals inventors, 2012.
Commendation received from the Board of Patents for the work as Chair Committee for The Patent Examination Guidelines published in the Industrial Property Brazilian National Gazette in December 2013.
First Ranking Candidate in Public Concourse For Admission In The Brazilian Industrial Property National Institute – published on Brazilian Official Diary, Mar 3th, 1998.
DCMM Award - Academic Prominence from The Metallurgy and Materials Science Department, Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University – Jan 7th, 1992.
Grant of a full doctoral scholarship, with total exemption of payment and income receipt – 1995-2002.
Grant of a full masters scholarship, with total exemption of payment and income receipt - 1992-1995.
Granting of an undergraduate scientific initiation scholarship, with income receipt – 1990-1991. PUBLICATIONS IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
"Technological Innovation: The Intellectual Capital Nowadays", 58th Congress Metallurgy and Materials Brazilian Association, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Jul 2003.
"The Importance of the Patent System for a Globalized Market", 55th Congress Metallurgy and Materials Brazilian Association, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Jul 2000. INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
“Industrial experience with waste coprocessing and its effects on cement properties” – Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy 33(3), 2014, pp.956-961.
“Study of the Effects of Residues Co-Processing on the Cement Properties In: The Global Symposium on Recycling, Waste Treatment and Clean Technology” - Proceedings of REWAS`04 2004, Sep 2004, Madrid.
"Kinetics of Chlorination of Niobium Pentoxide by Carbon Tetrachloride" - Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol.28B, February 1997, pp.39-45.
"Carbon Tetrachloride, an Alternative Chlorinating Agent for Refractory Metal Oxides" – 4th Meeting of The Southern Hemisphere on Mineral Technology and Latin-American Congress on Froth Flotation", Chile, Nov 1994.
NATIONAL (BRAZIL) PUBLICATIONS
"Estudo dos Efeitos do Co-Processamento de Resíduos sobre as Propriedades do Cimento" - 58 Congresso Anual da ABM (Associação Brasileira de Metalurgia e Materiais), 2003. v.1. p.1253 - 1262 - 21 a 24 de julho de 2003 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ.
"Estudo do Co-processamento de Resíduos na Indústria Cimenteira" - Revista Meio Ambiente Industrial, v.40, nº.39, p.46 - 51, 2002.
"Estudo do Co-Processamento de Resíduos na Indústria Cimenteira" - Anais do XIX Encontro Nacional de Tratamento de Minérios e Metalurgia Extrativa (XIX ENTMME, 2002), Recife: Desktop Publishing, 2002. v.2. p.269 - 275, 26 a 29 de novembro de 2002.
"Caracterização Dos Principais Materiais Envolvidos em uma Produção Industrial de Cimento Portland Utilizando Co-Processamento de Resíduos" - Tese de Doutorado, DCMM, PUC-Rio, abril de 2002.
"Estudo Cinético da Cloração Redutora de Pentóxido de Nióbio a Baixas Temperaturas via Tetracloreto de Carbono" - Dissertação de Mestrado, DCMM, PUC-Rio, novembro de 1994.
"Kinetics Studies on Carbon Tetrachloride - Niobium Pentoxide Reaction" - "XVI Encontro Nacional de Tratamento de Minérios e Hidrometalurgia", Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 3 a 6 de setembro de 1995.
"Digestão Sulfúrica de Ilmenitas Brasileiras" - "III Encontro do Hemisfério Sul sobre Tecnologia Mineral/ XV Encontro Nacional de Tratamento de Minérios e Hidrometalurgia", São Lourenço, MG, 13 a 16 de setembro de 1992.
"Pelotização a Frio de Resíduos Siderúrgicos: Pó de Coletor e Escória Granulada de Alto-Forno" - Projeto de Graduação, DCMM, PUC-Rio, Julho de 1991.