Pedro Marcos Nunes Barbosa is the main partner of DBBA Law Firm. In addition to his practice, Dr Barbosa is a professor of IP, civil and commercial law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), as well as an arbitrator, author of three important law books and more than 30 papers on civil, IP and commercial law.
Dr Barbosa is a doctor in commercial law by the University of São Paulo; holds a master’s degree in civil law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro; and a post-graduate course (specialisation) at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro in intellectual property.
Brazilian courts, such as the State Court of São Paulo and the Superior Court of Justice, have quoted Dr Barbosa’s books and papers as dictum to case law. He has experience lecturing at the World Trade Organization and the World Intellectual Property Organization. Dr Barbosa is head of the litigation, consultancy and prosecution areas of the firm, handling trademarks, patents, patent variety protection, unfair competition and other intellectual property rights.