Eduardo Fonseca



Eduardo began his IP career in 1996 as a member of the worldwide team responsible for protection of the intellectual property development, portfolio management and technology transfer, of the Rhône-Poulenc Group in São Paulo, Brazil. Eduardo has considerable patent expertise in the fields of engineering production, processes, and applications related to biochemistry, food science, chemical and technological processes.

Eduardo is the main liaison with Latin America, spending part of the year in that region bringing the latest updates, sharing his experience and providing a lot of support to his colleagues. His Latin American heritage and work experience allows him to bring a unique perspective to clients interested in expanding their IP rights into North America. He is a Fellow of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association and a Fellow of the Brazilian Engineering and Architecture Council and is currently the Canadian Delegate at the Inter-American Intellectual Property Association. Eduardo is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.


Bachelor of Agronomic Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil with Agronomic Residency in Agribusiness | Diploma evaluated by the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada – Guelph, Ontario | Registered Canadian Patent Agent since 2004 | Patent and Trademark Agent in Brazil since 1998.


Eduardo enjoys spending time with his family and loves to cook on the weekends. He also loves to spend a nice summer day on a sandy beach. Traveling is one of his passions. He is always ready to explore new and exotic destinations. Eduardo is a sports fan and seriously supports his favorite soccer team.