5th Biennial Technology Law Conference_Technology and beyond: enterprise benefits and social and regulatory limits

18 May - 19 May 2017

Hilton São Paulo Morumbi

Session information

How will medicines in particular and healthcare in general be affected by wearables and the internet of things?
Hilton São Paulo Morumbi


Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora


Our health data is being collected by companies via digital medicines, our watches, fitness bands, phones and various other new technologies. Is this data going to be used to benefit our health? Or will it end up in the wrong hands and for the wrong reasons? This session will focus on the data protection issues inherent to this sector. Moderators Gustavo Giay, Marval O’Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires; Vice-Chair, User Generated Content Subcommittee, IBA Technology Law Committee Sajai Singh, J Sagar Associates, Bengaluru; Associations and Committees Liaison Officer, IBA Technology Law Committee Speakers Renato Martins, Manager, Siemens HealthCare, São Paulo Carolina Naboni, Head of Legal, Merck, Buenos Aires Jose Gustavo Sampaio Gontijo, Minister, Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication, Brasilia Alejandro Torrendell, Regional General Counsel Latin America, Merck, Montevideo Alin-Vladimir, Stanescu Director, Government Affairs Europe, Qualcomm, Brussels

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Gustavo Patricio Giay Marval O'Farrell Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Vice Chair, Platforms, E-commerce & Social Media Subcommittee


Renato Martins Siemens, São Paulo, Brazil
Carolina Naboni Merck, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Alejandro Torrendell Merck, Montevideo, Uruguay