Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

We advise on transactions and litigation involving intellectual property assets, such as patents, trademarks, copyright, and software, as well as trade secrets and unfair competition. We also assist with asset management, enforcement of intellectual property rights, negotiations, innovation incentives, and research and development, among other services.

We provide integrated legal support and assistance with a global view of market needs

Our main services

We advise on the protection, registration and maintenance of assets, including trademarks, patents, industrial designs, domain names, software, plant varieties (cultivars), geographical indications and copyrights. In association with renowned foreign law firms, our team also assists with coordinating international portfolios. We prepare and revise intellectual property policies and advise on creations and inventions by employees and contractors.

We draft and negotiate technology transfer contracts, including know-how agreements, asset licensing and assignment, technical service agreements, R&D, product development partnerships (PDPs), technical cooperation agreements, distribution contracts, and partnerships with research centers. We also advise on Brazil’s Technological Innovation Law and other legal incentives.

We assist in administrative and judicial litigation related to intellectual property and unfair competition issues, measures to fight cross-border piracy and counterfeiting, and support for transferring and canceling domain names.

We draft and review contracts and other legal documents and offer consulting on issues related to franchising and franchise structuring.

We advise on advertising matters, including clearance and administrative proceedings before Brazil’s Advertising Self-Regulation Council (Conar), as well as contracts and sponsorship regulations.

We are experienced in negotiating with the Central Bureau for Collection and Distribution (Ecad) and collective management societies. We negotiate, draft and review editing, publishing, production and distribution contracts. We also work on clearance and advise on copyright and related rights.

We structure transactions and operations in the investment market related to intellectual property assets.

We provide in-depth analysis of intellectual property assets.

We assist in structuring transactions involving payment and receipt of royalties, compensation for using third-party technology, and foreign remittance payments.

Awards and Recognitions

Latin Lawyer – Intellectual Property (2016 – 2022);
Chambers Brazil – Telecommunications (2011; 2015 – 2021);
Chambers Brazil – Technology (2011; 2015 – 2021);
The Legal 500 – Telecommunications (2011; 2015 – 2021);
The Legal 500 – Technology (2011; 2015 – 2021).

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