Tiago Cortez has extensive experience in Life Sciences, Dispute Resolution and Antitrust & Competition practice areas. Mr. Cortez has broad experience assisting international clients such as pharmaceutical laboratories and medical devices companies in complex matters, including regulations governing the Life Sciences industry, protection of their intangible assets, application for permits, licenses and product registration, agreements and approvals for clinical trails and post-clinical trial obligations, among others. ACADEMIC BACKGROUND: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, LLB, 1997 – London School of Economics and Political Science, LLM/MSC, 2001 – Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, PhD, 2004. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga, São Paulo, 1995-2000 – KLA, 2005-to date. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION: Recognized as leader in his field by the following international legal directories: Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500 and Best Lwyers. Tiago Cortez was recognized by The Legal 500 in Dispute Resolution and Competition & Antitrust. At Best Lawyers 2016 edition, Tiago Cortez also was recognized as a best lawyer in Competition & Antitrust and Banking & Finance Law.