Jorge Avila

Jorge Avila
  • President
    Brazilian National Intellectual Property Institute (INPI)

Bachelor's in Engineering and MSc in Business Administration, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; PhD in Public Health, State University of Rio de Janeiro. 1987, joined Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras); 1995-99, Director, Industrial Development Company of Rio de Janeiro; 1999-2003, Executive Director, National Innovation Financing Agency (FINEP). 2004, Vice-President, National Intellectual Property Institute (INPI); 2006, in charge of the Presidency; 2007, formally commissioned as President.