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Francisco Viegas Neves da Silva
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Coordinator at the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice (SDE)
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Lawyer and researcher dedicated to the study of intellectual property, access to medicines and competition law. Currently works as Coordinator of the Department of Economic Protection and Defence of the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice (SDE / MJ). Holds a master degree of Law from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, in the area of International Relations with a thesis on "Free Trade Agreements and the TRIPS Agreement: an analysis of patent protection in pharmaceuticals." Worked as Project Assistant at the Working Group on Intellectual Property (GTPI / REBRIP) that brings together several civil society organizations, social movements and experts that advocates to mitigate the negative impact of pharmaceutical patents for the peoples access to medicines and health.