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Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property is a pre-eminent boutique frequently retained by clients from the food and beverage, engineering and pharmaceutical industries to act on contentious IP mandates. Experienced team represents companies in sophisticated patent infringement claims, copyright protection disputes and trade mark defence. Additional capability assisting clients with the development of anti-piracy programmes, licensing issues and matters relating to the unauthorised use of software.

Strengths

An impressed client says: "They have an in-depth level of knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry," adding: "They can assist clients with both technical and legal matters."

Another interviewee highlights their ability to "understand complicated technology and explain it in a simple way to clients."

Work highlights

Represented Stichting Sanammad in a litigation against Anvisa relating to the possibility of cannabinoids being the subject matter of a patent.

Notable practitioners

An impressed interviewee says Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete is "a spectacular lawyer," while another adds: "She is a highly respected and well-regarded professional." She remains a first port of call for domestic and international clients requiring assistance with sophisticated contentious and non-contentious mandates, including matters relating to trade secrets, copyrights and intellectual property litigation.

Distinguished co-head of department Gabriel Francisco Leonardos maintains a stellar reputation among clients and peers alike for his IP expertise, with one of them saying: "He is a spectacular lawyer." One interviewee highlights his expertise handling matters relating to patents and copyrights, while another impressed commentator states: "He is one of the best lawyers in Brazil."

Co-head of department Rafael Lacaz Amaral assists clients with IP mandates ranging from non-contentious matters relating to the development of anti-piracy programmes to litigation arising from trade mark and software licensing issues.

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Overview

The contentious aspect of the relationships is linked to everything that is subject to be contested, or that might be involved in a dispute or constitute the object of a conflict of interests. With more than one century of specialization, our Litigation team is a reference in the field, acting in cases with various levels of complexity.

Our professionals stand out in terms of their knowledge of the specific legislation and their high level of experience, in addition to being able to provide easily understandable explanations concerning technologies and technical matters in court, using all available legal tools to seek efficient results.

We prepare and implement strategies according the requirements and particularities of each client, using a strategic point of view comprising the client’s business and acting in a multidisciplinary manner in partnership with all the remaining technical departments of our office.

Although we are prepared to prosecute legal proceedings in all jurisdictions, we prioritize solutions derived from negotiation and mediation to achieve a more efficient and strategic result.

Intellectual Property Department

Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property

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Department location

Rua Teófilo Otoni, 63, 5th - 7th floors

Rio de Janeiro - RJ

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

20090-080

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Intellectual Property


Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete
Band 1
Gabriel Francisco Leonardos
Band 1
Rafael Lacaz Amaral
Band 4