Ph.D. in Law at the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS with a thesis on "HERMENEUTIC LIMITS AND POSSIBILITIES OF THE EQUALITY PRINCIPLE IN THE BRAZILIAN PATENT LAW " held in 08/2010 and was unanimously approved by the examining board with the highest grade with honors and recommendation of publication as a book (2010).
Master Degree in Law at the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS with final Dissertation about the "Interpretation of the Industrial Property Theories According to the Brazilian Federal Constitution" (2006).
Specialized in International Law by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS (2003).
Ex-President of the Special Commission of Intellectual Property of the Brazilian Bar Association - South Region (1999-2006) and the Brazilian Association of the Industrial Property Attorneys - South Region - ABAPISUL - (2005-2007).
Member of ATRIP - International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property.
Author of the books: "The International Patent System", Ed. IOB Thomson (2004) and "Industrial Property and Federal Constitution: The preponderant theories and its interpretation in the Brazilian context", Ed. Livraria dos Advogados (2007).
Professor in the Intellectual Property field in graduation and post-graduation courses.
Lecturer in several courses and seminars related to Intellectual Property.
Visiting Scholar at the School of Law of Boston University (USA/2009).
Member of the following Intellectual Property Associations in Brazil and abroad: ABPI, ABAPI, AIPPI, ATRIP and INTA.