Ana Paula Jardim is held in high esteem by market commentators who consider her a go-to name in Brazil for patent law and related litigation.
Ana Paula Jardim is a senior partner at Luiz Leonardos & Advogados and head of the firm’s patent department, with more than 20 years of experience in patent law.
Ms Jardim is an electrical engineer and an attorney at law, a skilled professional admitted to both the Regional Council of Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy of the State of Rio de Janeiro and to the Brazilian Bar Association. In addition, she holds a post-graduate degree in IP law.
Ms Jardim is an active member of the Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys and the Asian Patent Attorneys Association.
Ms Jardim’s practice focuses on the administrative and judicial prosecution of industrial designs and patents. She has solid experience in intellectual property – specifically, patent portfolio management, strategic counselling, patentability, validity and infringement analysis, patent drafting and prosecution.
She works with clients ranging from sole inventors and small technology companies operating in Brazil to large multinational corporations based in Brazil and abroad, providing clients at national and international level engaged in multiple industries with strategic advice on patent issues. She is experienced in giving lectures on patent matters to IP audiences.
Ms Jardim is praised for her knowledge of and practical approach to patent-related matters, as well as for her proactivity. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.