Fabio Cendão

Sócio Gestor de Propriedade Intelectual

Fabio Cendão is founder and partner of Fcmlaw | Faria, Cendão & Maia Advogados (Fcmlaw) a Brazilian innovative law firm focused on the startups ecosystem. More recently, he created the first spin off from his law firm, the Legalhack, a Brazilian company focused on legal innovation projects and education, which assists and coordinates Legal Hackathons initiatives, B2B/B2C courses, Legal Design and Visual Law consultancy, and other initiatives. He was also the creator of Legal Canvas for Startups Methodology and founded the Legal Hackers Rio’s chapter. Fabio was one of the 2018 Brazilian representatives of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI), a program of the US Department of State to enhance Latin American and Caribbean ventures. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law (UFRJ), LLM in Corporate Law (IBMEC), a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property and Innovation (INPI) and is PhD Candidate in Intellectual Property and Innovation (INPI) . Fabio is a Brazilian reference on entrepreneurial education and participates in global initiatives as an investor, teacher, lecturer, mentor, and evaluator of startup projects and programs.