Mr Pereira is the partner responsible for the Intellectual Property and Information Technology practices at Veirano Advogados in São Paulo. He holds an LLB from PUC-Rio, a postgraduate degree in civil law from the Escola Superior de Advocacia (ESA-RJ) and an LLM in intellectual property from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London (awarded the British Chevening Scholarship by the British Council/FCO). He is the co-coordinator for the Software, Informatics and Internet Commission of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI). Fábio has authored several articles and publications in the fields of IP and IT, and frequently lectures in national and international events. He has worked as in-house counsel for TV Globo and for the Roberto Marinho Foundation, and as legal affairs and intellectual property manager for the University College London Hospitals, in England. Fábio is recognised by Chambers and Partners as an ‘Expert Based Abroad’ for the UK in IP and by The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Revista Análise da Advocacia as an expert in intellectual property and information technology.