Estela Goncalves

Estela Goncalves

Trainee patent attorney

  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacy

Estela joined NLO in 2015. Before joining NLO, she gained experience working for an IP firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for 3.5 years. There she handled national and international patent applications in the pharmaceutical, chemical and food technology fields.



Estela specialises in pharmacy, food technology and chemistry.


Estela graduated from Mackenzie University (Sao Paulo, Brazil) in Pharmacy in 2008. She has a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Technology (University of Sao Paulo, 2011), in which she focused on the formulation of food products with a high fat and sugar content and on texture analysis in accelerated shelf-life conditions. She also has a master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management (Maastricht University, 2015).

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