Antonio is a chemical engineer who recently joined Venturini IP as a Science and Patent Specialist.
Antonio most recently held key positions with a leading Brazilian IP litigation firm and with Brazilian Chemical and with Petrochemical giant Braskem as a Scientist, IP leader and R&D Director.
He has over 35 years of experience working with technology development projects in the Chemical Industry and as Technology Consultant with large-scale chemical/petrochemical companies.
Antonio has handled industrial property strategies and managed patent portfolios of large companies in diverse areas, including in fermentation processes, catalysts, fine chemicals, chlor-alkali technology, polyolefins, PVC, biotechnology and renewables products from bio-based feedstocks. He has worked closely with international patent offices, most notably in the United States and Europe.
As an inventor, Antonio holds 24 patent applications in different technologies (e.g., in the area of catalysts, fine chemicals products, polymers/polymerization and bio-based products).