Karin Klempp Franco

Languages spoken: German, English, Portuguese
Country: Brazil
Membership Grade: FCIArb

PhD on commercial law from Universidade de São Paulo. LL.M. on International Economic Law at University of Cologne, Germany with Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel; JD from Universidade de São Paulo.


She has developed her career in law firms in Germany and Brazil working with/leading the Intellectual Property, Digital Law, Privacy and Data Protection, Dispute Resolution, M&A, and German Desk areas. Ranked at Chambers (Latin America and Global), Leaders League, Best Lawyers, Análise 500 Advocacia.


She is a Professor of Law at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses at Facamp – Faculdades Campinas (lectures: Arbitration, Mediation, ADRs and Negotiation, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Privacy and Data Protection, Compliance). Guest lecturer in several courses – California Western School of Law, GVLaw, ESA/OAB, Inova/Unicamp, Embrapa.


She serves as arbitrator, mediator, and panelist for domain names in different institutions. Karin has a CIPP/E certification – Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe by IAPP – International Association of Privacy Professionals and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Arbitrators of London – FCIArb.


Publications: (1) International Transfer of Technology to Brazil (2010), Trends in Alternative Dispute Resolution Concerning Intellectual Property: A Brazilian Perspective (2012); Patent Litigation: Jurisdiction Comparisons – Brazil (2012); Smart trains: quo vadis? A Brief Analysis of Artificial Intelligence from the Perspective of Intellectual Property and Civil Liability (2018); Brazilian Data Protection Law could be efficient for the communications on Covid-19 (2020); Brazilian law Trends for Digital Governance, Fundamental Rights and Personal Data (2020).