Partner at Azevedo Sette Advogados. PhD, Professor of Law at São Paulo Catholic University Law School (PUC/SP), in the areas of Business Law and International Conflict of Laws. In 2015, Paulo was appointed by Who's Who Legal as one of the 15 most highly regarded individuals in the fields of Telecommunications, Media and Information Technology. Listed in the following international directories: "Legal 500"; “Chambers & Partners Latin America” and “Best Lawyers”. Arbitrator listed in the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) Arbitration and Mediation Center, in the Intellectual Property Brazilian Association Arbitration Chamber (CArb-ABPI), of the Center of Disputes Resolution in Intellectual Property (CSD-PI at ABPI) and in the Arbitral Board of São Paulo State (CAESP). Paulo has performed as expert witness in Brazilian Law before the United States District Court - Southern District of New York.
Current member and former Board Member of the International Technology Law Association – ITechLaw (www.itechlaw.org) from 2007 to 2013.
Associated Member of the American Bar Association – ABA (www.abanet.org) and Vice Chair of the Latin American and Caribbean Committee.
Member of the Antitrust and Economic Regulation Committee and of the Commercial Code Bill of Law Committee, of the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Branch (OAB/SP).
Former consultant retained by the Brazilian Telecommunications Agency – ANATEL to draw up and negotiate the necessary private and public international law countertrade instruments for the implementation of Digital TV in Brazil.
Former Chairman and Member of the Advisory Board of the Brazilian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications Law (ABDTIC).
Former Director of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr), from 2001 to 2005.
Former Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo, Brazil, 2005/2006.