Provided by Antonella Carminatti
Antonella Carminatti is a partner at BMA and head of the IP practice. Her work covers all aspects of intellectual property, especially portfolio management, transactional intellectual property, licensing, litigation, and counselling – both domestically and abroad.
Antonella is admitted to practice law in Brazil and is also licensed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals as special legal consultant. Her experience includes developing IP strategy, management of IP assets and transactions involving intellectual property, including trademarks, patents, copyright, industrial designs, and trade dress. She works on anti-counterfeiting programmes and litigation of IP and related rights, such as unfair competition, domain names and trade dress cases, before the Brazilian federal and state courts, and has earned a reputation as a successful litigator in IP matters. Carminatti is also known for her skills in drafting and reviewing domestic and foreign license agreements involving patents, trademarks, and copyright, as well as franchise, technology, and software agreements.
Carminatti regularly counsels clients on the selection and adoption of trademarks, how to build and enhance rights in brands, and enforcement strategies. She has assisted clients in multimillion-dollar transactions involving acquisition and divestiture of IP portfolios.
Co-head of department Antonella Carminatti is instructed by clients from the food and beverage, airline and cosmetics industries to assist with disputes relating to image rights and nullity actions against the BPTO, as well as non-contentious mandates. A client appreciates her "attention to detail, responsiveness and strategic thinking."