CARLOS AFFONSO PEREIRA DE SOUZA

Contact details: carlos.affonso@rennopenteado.com.br / +55 21 2464-1665 / +55 11 2649-1494

Languages: Portuguese | English | French

Practice: works in the areas of intellectual property, information technology law and contracts, focusing on matters of data protection and digital business.

Experience: worked in the creation and coordination of one of the first research centers in Law and Internet in Brazil. He took part in the coordination of the research team that assisted the Ministry of Justice in the public consultation for creating the Civil Rights Framework for Internet Use and General Data Protection Act. He is currently a partner of the Technology and Intellectual Property area at Rennó, Penteado, Reis & Sampaio Advogados. He is also Dean of Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio de Janeiro, ITS, and professor at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, UERJ and Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC-Rio. He is part of the Committee of Copyright Law in the Brazilian Bar Association in Rio de Janeiro, OAB/RJ, visiting professor at Law School of Ottawa University in Canada and affiliated researcher of the Information Society Project at Law School of Yale in the United States. He is also a columnist on Law and Internet topics for UOL.

Education:

  • Doctor's Degree in Civil Rights at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ.
  • Undergraduate Degree in Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC-Rio.





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