Gabriel Di Blasi is an Industrial Engineer, attorney at law, IP agent, partner of Di Blasi, Parente & Associados, Chair of FICPI's CET2, who oversees both the patent and legal departments of the firm. Gabriel Di Blasi is an expert in designs and focuses much of his practice on patent prosecution and litigation in the life sciences fields in Brazil, particularly pharma and biotech and plant breeders’ rights. His practice spans from licensing and franchising, technology management and technological innovation to patent prosecution and litigation. He is the Member of the Legal Committee of ABF Rio (Brazilian franchising organization).
He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), where he serves as Chair of the Design Committee (CT2). Gabriel Di Blasi is also a member and is responsible for IP and regulatory affairs of the Biotechnology Committee (BIOBRASIL) of the National Federation of Industries of São Paulo – FIESP, and Counsel for the Institute of Government Relations - IRelGov. He is also Vice President of Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents - ABAPI.
Industrial Engineer, Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (CEFET), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Law School, Universidade Cândido Mendes (UCAM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Experience & Qualifications
- Biochemistry and pharmacology
- Biomedical engineering; medical devices
- Biotechnology; plant technology
- Construction and civil engineering; structural engineering
- Medical and veterinary methods and products
- IP counselling
- Patent litigation
- Patent oppositions
- Patent prosecution
- Registered design prosecution
Roles in FICPI
CET Group 2 is FICPI’s research authority on Design protection. Its main objective is to promote the discussion of the trending topics concerning Industrial Designs in different parts of the world, either in national or international level. CET 2’s body of experts are encouraged to bring to the awareness of the group of new guidelines or positions of different Offices that might affect how designs are protected, in which case CET 2 actively seeks to promote a dialogue with the register authority in order to assure that the views of the Practitioners worldwide is heard. In sum, the CET 2 Group should always be a leader, getting out in front of all issues concerning Design matters.