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Benny Spiewak is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional International and manages the firm’s IP and life sciences practices. He is an experienced and certified Brazilian attorney (LLB, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo, 2001) and a registered patent agent. He earned a certificate in IP law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (São Paulo, 2006) and a certificate in IP law and technology transfer from the University of New Hampshire’s Franklin Pierce Law Center (Concord, 2006). He served as the Brazilian representative at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s IP Summer Academy (Geneva, 2007). He received a master’s degree in IP law from George Washington University (Washington DC, 2009) and worked as a foreign associate at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization’s International IP Law and Policy Office (Washington DC, 2009). He has acted as the head of the International IP Commission, and as a board member and the general rapporteur for the Brazilian IP Association (2010-2019). He has also acted as the coordinator of healthcare compliance academic and certification activities legal, ethics and compliance (São Paulo, 2015-present), and is a foreign member of the American Bar Association. Mr Spiewak frequently advises government agencies, trade associations and private clients on specific IP matters.