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magellan IP • intellectual property • brazil

We are an innovative firm providing prosecution and consulting services in all areas of intellectual property in Brazil, ranging from prosecution and administrative litigation before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office to general consulting services. Brazilian intellectual property from a different perspective!


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Alex is one of the partners of magellan IP. He is a member of the Life Sciences team and an active member of the patent practice team. Alex has over ten years of professional experience in the intellectual property field, acting as a Brazilian Patent Attorney in the prosecution of patents and industrial designs before the BPTO, patentability analysis, opinions, oppositions, appeal proceedings and general consultancy services in intellectual property matters.
His commitment throughout the years has gained him the respect and professional recognition of both his peers and clients, and he was appointed in 2018 as vice-coordinator of the Biotechnology Committee of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI).
Before joining magellan IP, Alex worked for five years as the head of the patent department of the Brazilian office of a renowned multinational Intellectual Property firm and previously as an associate of a boutique Brazilian IP firm. Before starting his career in Intellectual Property, Alex acted for over four years in the pharmaceutical field, first in R&D in immunology at FIOCRUZ, a well-known Brazilian research Institution, and in the pharmaceutical industry at Glaxo SmithKline (GSK).


  • Bachelor in Pharmacy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ/RJ)

  • Brazilian Patent Attorney, Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI)

  • FICPI Patent Drafting Course (FICPI Academy)

  • Master's Degree in Intellectual Property and Innovation, Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI)


  • Brazilian Patent Attorney, Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI)

  • Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI)

  • Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI)

  • Pharmacist, Regional Pharmaceutical Council (CRF/RJ)


Portuguese, English, and Spanish.