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Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Leading boutique practice often called upon to handle infringement proceedings concerning trade marks, trade dress and patents. Regularly acts for an enviable portfolio of clients from the energy, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage industries. Assists clients with delicate anti-piracy and fraud issues, licensing matters and unauthorised use of software disputes before judicial courts. Boasts additional expertise in the registration of trade marks and patents before INPI and ANVISA.

Strengths

Praising the firm's broad expertise, one observer remarks: "They have a wide portfolio of services to be offered, each specialised in a particular area. They also always keep their clients up to date with any changes in legislation."

One impressed client notes: "It is a fantastic firm that possesses high-level expertise."

Notable practitioners

Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete continues to stand out as "an internationally recognised lawyer and one of the best names in the field," one commentator opines. Another reports: "She is an excellent lawyer always at the forefront of the market." She remains a first port of call for prestigious domestic and international clients requiring assistance with sophisticated IP mandates. Her experience covers advising clients on a range of sophisticated contentious and non-contentious matters.

"Fantastic" partner Gabriel Francisco Leonardos has a sterling reputation among both clients and peers for his IP expertise, with one asserting: "His IP practice is nationally and internationally renowned." His remarkable expertise spans the full range of IP services, including licensing agreements, copyright matters and trade mark prosecution. He is best known for his impressive work on IP-related dispute resolution mandates, earning praise from one source for his "ability to find innovative arguments."

Co-head of department Rafael Lacaz Amaral is well regarded for his activity in the market, with one source describing him as "knowledgeable, business-oriented and very responsive."He is frequently instructed by multinational companies to assist with an array of IP activities, ranging from anti-piracy to licensing mandates.

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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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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