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Brazil Guide 2022

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
3
Life Sciences
8 Years Ranked
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Provided by Otto Licks

Practice Areas

Patents

Copyright

Anti-counterfeiting

UPOV

Trademark, Trade Dress & Publicity Rights Matters

Trade Secrets & Regulatory

Data Protection

Licensing & Technology Transfer

Internet, E-commerce & Software

Food & Drug Law

Career

Otto Licks is a founding partner at Licks Attorneys, a Brazilian law firm with over 290 people among its offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília, Curitiba and Tokyo. Otto is an expert on complex litigation and policy making, with solid experience representing international clients in life sciences, telecom, electronics and internet. Otto has been recognized by some of the most important international rankings.

Professional Memberships

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro and Distrito Federal;

Member of national and international associations such as ABPI, ABAPI, AIPLA, AIPPI, BIO, IBA, IPO, etc;

ITechLaw (International Technology Law Association).

Personal

Fellow, Chizaiken - Institute of Intellectual Property (1997);

Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D) program, George Washington University Law School (1996);

Master of Laws (LL.M) Intellectual Property, George Washington University Law School (1994);.

Master of Laws (LL.M) International Law, George Washington University Law School (1993);

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (1993).

Chambers Review

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Brazil: Contentious

Intellectual Property: Patent - Brazil
1
Band 1

Otto Licks is a top player in the intellectual property space. He is regularly sought out by major biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries to provide advice on strategic patent prosecutions, infringement and invalidation lawsuits. A commentator says that he "is a renowned practitioner and thinks outside the box," further adding that "he is a visionary and knowledgeable lawyer."


Brazil: Industries & Sectors

Life Sciences - Brazil
3
Band 3

Otto Licks has strong skills in life sciences disputes. He is a founding member of the firm.

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