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Camila Conegundes

Tech Leader

Daniel Law

Camila Conegundes is a Tech Leader in the Engineering and Designs Group at Daniel Law. As a Patent Specialist for renowned Intellectual Property firms, Master’s in Patent Portfolio Management, Camila has extensive experience in several patent practices: Patent Prosecution; Writing a patent application; Technical Opinions; Patentability Analysis, Freedom to Operate, Infringement Analysis; Patent Subsidies; Oppositions and Nullity; Appeals; and Lawsuits, working together with the Litigation Team.

Recently, Camila has developed knowledge in Patent Portfolio Management, providing Opinions and Counseling to assist clients in strategic decisions supported by patents.

Recent Articles by Camila Conegundes

Diversity in Patenting: Innovation Has a Lot to Gain with Equity and Inclusion

The importance and profitability of diversity are already well-known by companies. Research conducted by McKinsey & Company shows that in 2019 companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams were 25% more likely to have above-average profitability than companies in the fourth quartile. However, when we look at diversity in the patent sphere, a report published by the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) showed that, in 2021, women accounted for only 16.5% of all inventors listed in Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications.

How Brazil is Preparing for the Global Transformation in Connectivity

The world is increasingly connected, and semiconductors are essential to enabling this connectivity. Specialists project the semiconductor market to become a trillion-dollar industry by 2030 (McKinsey & Co., 2022). The term “semiconductors” covers a large amount of embedded technology that is advancing rapidly in its development. Semiconductor companies are highly innovative and rely on innovation to maintain their market share and expansion objectives. An indicator of innovation in this sector is, of course, patents. Of the 10 largest semiconductor companies, according to a ranking published by Investopedia in April 2023, five companies filed between 2,000 to 5,000 patent families between 2019 and 2022