Gratuated in Production Engineering with emphasis in Industrial engineering at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, post graduated in Intellectual Property at University of Campinas (UNICAMP), registered Intellectual Property Agend and former Coordinator of the Industrial Design Commitee of Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property (ABPI – 2008/2009 and 2012/2013). Hermínia has 17 years of experience in patent and industrial desing matters, especially those related to machanical engineering and electric engineering. She has drafted and prosecuted applications in diverse technological areas, such as electric motors, home appliances, mining, energy and oil and gas,
In brazil and abroad. Hermínia has given presentations and talks on patents and industrial designs to several Brazilian and foreign organizations, including universities, companies and associations.