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Otto Licks

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Otto Licks is a partner at Licks Attorneys, a Brazilian law firm described as a “litigation juggernaut” that has about 200 people among its offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília and Tokyo. He is an expert on complex litigation and policy making, with over 25 years of experience representing international clients in life sciences (small molecules, biologicals, agrochemicals and medical devices), telecom, electronics and internet.

Otto has established a reputation as a trial and appellate practice “great litigator”, focusing on preliminary and permanent injunctions and monetization (damages and licensing), advising clients primarily on patent, trade secrets, unfair competition and regulatory data exclusivity, government procurement, food and drug and regulatory of telecom and internet. He has been recognized by clients in some of the most important international rankings for his "availability at all times and ability to go all out and provide innovative solutions", “[…] why we instruct him with our most complex cases”. He was the first chair in over 100 cases, from TROs and ex-parte injunctions up to leading cases before the Brazilian Supreme Court. Otto is an accomplished speaker in the United States, Europe and Asia and has published extensively in his areas of expertise.