Kene Gallois


Kene Gallois has more than 10 years experience in the field of Biological Sciences. She graduated from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF) and has a Master's Degree from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She began her career working in research projects in Pathology, Immunology and Pharmacology and has been working with patents in the areas of Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Agriculture, Food and Cosmetics since 2009, providing specialized counseling to clients.

In 2015, she joined Daniel Legal & IP Strategy, where she coordinates the Life Sciences Division, providing several services related to the patent practice, such as drafting, filing and processing patent applications, performing searches, providing technical assistance in Court actions, preparing legal opinions and freedom-to-operate reports, analyzing the client’s portfolios and providing assistance on commercial strategies. She also attends meetings with clients and the Brazilian PTO examiners and trains newly-hired professionals, amongst other responsibilities.

Head of Life Sciences
Master’s Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz). Graduation in Biological Sciences from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF).
Área Atuação: 
Biotechnology Patents Pharma Chemistry
Afiliações, comissões e colegiados: 
Member of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association – ABPI. Member of the Regional Council of Biology - CRBio-02.
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Bridging the great divide

How Brazil’s patent office and health regulatory agency are coping with the complicated examination of pharmaceutical patent applications.


BRPTO and ANVISA's role regarding the examination of pharma patents application

On April 12, 2017, Brazilian PTO and ANVISA signed the Joint Ordinance # 1/2017, which establishes the procedures to be adopted concerning the analysis of pharmaceutical patent applications


BRPTO launched a public consultation inviting comments on chemical patents application

The Brazilian PTO published a draft guidelines for the examination of patent applications related to the chemical field.

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