Ilan Cohn - Brazil Not Only Soccer

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Ilan Cohn - Brazil Not Only Soccer

  1. 1. Brazil Not Only Soccer Dr. Ilan Cohn Patent Attorney, Senior Partner Reinhold Cohn Group ilcohn@rcip.co.il
  2. 2. Brazil • Sprang into world attention in 2009 • No because of what happened; Rather what had not happened – World en large – slowdown/recession – Brazil: island of economic stability [Another such island: Israel] • Quickly picked up growth after only 2Q of slowdown • Positive growth in 2H/2009 • Expected growth 2010: 5% • Brazilian debt now has investment grade rating 2
  3. 3. Brazil: Some Facts • 5th Largest country in the world (~8.5 Km2) • 5th also in population (~200M) – 50% between the ages of 16 and 49 • GDP: > $2 Trillion – 10th in the world • Or 7? • A growing world power 3
  4. 4. Brazil: Changing Role • An overall shift of wealth and importance – from the established economies of the US, Europe, Japan and some others – to the new “new world” • Brazil is among this new “new world” – And one of the key players • And indeed: A growing world power 4
  5. 5. Brazil & Israel • Brazil – Exporter of commodities – Importer of knowledge (=IP) • Israel – Importer of commodities – Exporter of knowledge (=IP) • A natural match 5
  6. 6. Brazil & Israel • Brazil investment overseas ~ $125B – An opportunity also for Israel • World cup – 2014 and Olympics – 2016 – Also an opportunity 6
  7. 7. Brazil, Israel & IP • Growing interest of Israeli companies to protect their IP in Israel • Growing interest of Brazilian companies to tap into Israeli innovations and IP • Growing trend of technology and IP-based Israeli Brazil deals. 7
  8. 8. Thank you And Now to the Main Presentation Dr. Ilan Cohn Patent Attorney, Senior Partner Reinhold Cohn Group ilcohn@rcip.co.il

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