Luis has been engaged in law practice in Brazil as a litigation lawyer and legal advisor for the past nine years in the field of intellectual property, notably trade marks, unfair competition and data protection.
Luis holds an LLB degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), awarded with a full-tuition merit scholarship, and MJur and MPhil (Distinction) degrees from the University of Oxford. He is currently reading for the DPhil and his research focusses on trade mark law.
Luis is a GTA in IP law teaching patent tutorials on the FHS Copyrights, Patents & Allied Rights course (2016-2017). He has been a lecturer in the Intellectual Property Postgraduate Program at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro since 2008, and also taught visiting students at Hertford (MT2015), St Catherine's (MT2015) and Harris Manchester (HT2016).
Languages: English, Portuguese