Chambers Brazil’s Intellectual Property ranking includes market-leading firms and top lawyers dealing with the most sophisticated IP legal matters in the country. They represent clients from a vast array of industries in complex judicial disputes involving IP issues such as patents, trademark, copyrights, unfair competition, trade secrets and anti-counterfeiting. This chapter also includes trademark and patent prosecution before INPI, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office, as well as work in IP portfolio management, IP rights enforcement, franchising and other IP agreement negotiations.
Law firms and individuals ranked here have vast experience assisting leading national and international clients with IP matters. Household names in this table include firms with a longstanding experience in the area, such as Dannemann Siemsen, Gusmão & Labrunie and Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property. Well-regarded lawyers with impressive track records feature here. Just to name a few, the table includes respected lawyers such as José Roberto Gusmão, Gabriel Francisco Leonardos, Otto Licks, Jacques Labrunie, and Elizabeth Kasznar Fekete.