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Nelson Das Neves

EPO, Germany

Nelson Das Neves holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Engineering School in Mechanics and Energetics in Valenciennes, and a Masters in Business Administration (DESS CAAE) from the "Institut d'Administration des Entreprises" (IAE) in Lyon. From 1999 until 2001, he conducted several projects in the automotive industry for Volkswagen in Germany and in Portugal and for Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior. In 2003, he joined the European Patent Office as a Patent Examiner, where he passed the European Qualifying Examination for professional representatives at the EPO in 2008. In 2011,  Nelson Das Neves became Project Coordinator for the European Patent Office Legal/International Affairs Directorate General. He is responsible for the coordination of international cooperation projects within the IP5 and Trilateral context, with a special focus on the Cooperative Patent Classification project with the USPTO.



IP5 - Projects, Status and Future Plans (ICIC 2012)