Here we identify the leading 49 trademark lawyers in the Brazilian market who regularly advise domestic and international clients on a range of licensing, portfolio management and contentious proceedings.
Most Highly Regarded
Dannemann Siemsen stands out as a market-leading firm with an impressive total of nine listings for its trademark lawyers.
Luiz Henrique do Amaral is noted as a “clear market-leader” and “splendid lawyer for trademark issues”.
Filipe Fonteles Cabral emerges as a prominent name who domestic and international clients rely on for the full gamut of their IP and trademark issues.
Rafaela Borges Walter Carneiro is a go-to practitioner for all trademark protection and defence matters and has expertise in the management of domestic and international trademark portfolios.
Peter Dirk Siemsen is singled out by respondents as a stalwart of the Brazilian bar with decades of experience handling complex trademark disputes.
BMA sits among the top firms in Brazil for trademark law, with three of its practitioners listed this year.
Antonella Carminatti heads the firm’s IP practice, and enjoys acclaim for her diverse practice which encompasses IP strategies and transactional issues as well as licensing and contractual briefs.
Claudia Schulz is a “vastly knowledgeable and determined lawyer” with two decades of experience working on a spectrum of trademark issues for domestic and international clients.
José Eduardo Pieri is a partner in the digital law and new technologies group and is regularly engaged by domestic and international clients on complex compliance and IP issues.
Gusmão & Labrunie demonstrates the strength and depth of its trademark offering, with four of its lawyers nominated here.
Laetitia Maria Alice Pablo d’Hanens is a well-reputed trademark lawyer with a broad practice covering the technology, fashion and media sectors.
José Roberto d’Affonseca Gusmão is a trademark specialist who “really stands out as a highly reliable and professional attorney”. Peers note that he is “an excellent litigator, and very well-respected in the market”.
João Vieira da Cunha is a distinguished lawyer who enjoys notable recommendations for his strong focus on trademark disputes before the Brazilian courts.
Jacques Labrunie is revered in the domestic market for his extensive experience in technology transfer agreements, licensing issues and litigation proceedings.
Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete at Kasznar Leonardos Advogados emerges as one of Brazil’s foremost trademark specialists with an impressive three decades of experience in the field.
Gabriel Francisco Leonardos earns acclaim as “a phenomenal and highly reliable trademark lawyer” with more than 30 years of experience behind him.
Valdir de Oliveira Rocha Filho with Veirano Advogados enjoys a stellar reputation for his 30-plus years of experience advising international and Brazilian companies on their trademark registration, licensing and litigation matters.
Luiz Leonardos of Luiz Leonardos & Advogados is a seasoned veteran who is “highly respected for the depth of his experience in trademark law” .
Cristina Pinheiro Palmer at Pinheiro Palmer Advogados is known as “an extremely reliable practitioner who excels in the domestic market” and applies two decades of experience to her strong IP practice.
Walter Palmer is recognised as “a terrific trademark lawyer” who has amassed more than 20 years of experience in contentious IP briefs.
Demarest Advogados’ Tatiana Campello is renowned as “an excellent attorney, and a true expert on trademark licensing and contracts”.
Mario Augusto Soerensen Garcia of Soerensen Garcia Advogados Associados is a “highly efficient and responsive figure” who is frequently represents high-profile companies before trademark regulators.
Eduardo Magalhăes Machado at Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello leads the firm’s trademark group, and is superlative choice for the maintenance and enforcement of trademark portfolios across Brazil.
Leticia Provedel with Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados is a “technically skilled and extremely responsive lawyer” who excels in the protection and enforcement of IP rights.
At Bhering Advogados, Pedro Bhering is an “outstanding trademark lawyer” with more than 35 years of experience assisting multinationals with licensing, transfers and enforcement proceedings.
Philippe Bhering impresses with his “encyclopaedic knowledge of Brazilian IP laws”.
Murta Goyanes Advogados’ Marcelo Goyanes is lauded by peers for his “exceptionally strong IP and trademark skills” and “always provides superbly technical and complete legal opinions”.