Name: André Giacchetta
Law firm: Pinheiro Neto Advogados
André Zonaro Giacchetta is a partner at Pinheiro
Neto Advogados. He focuses on litigation
matters involving intellectual property rights and civil liability for
torts, liability of internet service providers, privacy, data protection,
advertising and entertainment law, criminal practice involving IP
crimes, IP-related agreements comprising technology transfer,
software licensing, copyright and related rights. He earned
his LLB from the São Paulo University in 1996 and his LLM in
commercial law from the same university in 2007.
Name: Attilio Gorini
Law firm: Dannemann Siemsen
Attilio Gorini has worked at Dannemann
Siemsen since 1993. During his time at the
firm, he has worked as a legal and industrial property trainee
and is now a senior partner. His practice focuses on licensing,
trademarks, copyright and entertainment law, including litigation
and deal making in those areas. He has represented clients in the
entertainment, food and apparel industries. Outside of his work
at the firm, he is a professor of entertainment law at the Rio de
Janeiro State University.
Name: José Gusmão
Law firm: Gusmão & Labrunie
P T C
José Roberto d’Affonseca Gusmão’s practice includes trademarks,
domain names, copyright, trade secrets, plant varieties,
competition, geographical indications and patents. He is a
member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Brazilian Association of
Intellectual Property (ABPI), LES, INTA, and AIPPI. He has worked
as a consultant on behalf of ABPI at WIPO in several meetings
concerning treaties and laws. He has also worked as president
of the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office from 1993 to 1994.
Gusmão is fluent in English and French.
Name: Eduardo Hallak
Law firm: Licks Attorneys
P T C
Eduardo Hallak is a partner at Licks Attorneys,
having joined the firm at its foundation in 2011.
He focuses primarily on regulation, patents, trademarks, copyright,
technology transfer, trade secrets, anti-counterfeiting and
licensing with an emphasis on life sciences. Hallak is a member of
AIPPI, INTA and AIPLA, among others. In 2005, he graduated with
his LLB from the Rio de Janeiro State University. He also teaches
a post graduation course at the Pontifical Catholic University of
Rio de Janeiro.
Name: Marcela Ejnisman
Law firm: TozziniFreire Advogados
P T C
Marcela Waksman Ejnisman has assisted in the
negotiation of technology transfers and licensing
agreements. She has extensive experience in the defence of
trademark, patent, utility models, and industrial designs at the
Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office. Ejnisman has represented
clients in the life sciences, healthcare, IT, and media and
entertainment industries. She has considerable experience in
industrial designs and advises her clients on copyright and image
Name: Joaquim Eugenio Goulart
Law firm: Dannemann Siemsen
With more than 25 years of experience, Joaquim
Eugenio Goulart is partner at Dannemann
Siemsen and is currently responsible for the litigation group. He
specialises in patent and trademark litigations, with substantial
success in a number of infringement cases and co-author of the
book “Global Patent Litigation: how and where to win” (second
edition, Bloomberg BNA).
Name: Hélio Fabbri
Law firm: Ariboni Fabbri & Schmidt Sociedade de
Hélio Fabbri is a partner at Ariboni Fabbri & Schmidt Sociedade
de Advogados, where he has worked since 1989. He graduated
from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University in São Paulo in 1984.
He has focused his practice on trademark licensing, litigation, and
technology contracts. He is fluent in Italian, French, and English.
He has more than 20 years’ experience in intellectual property
law and often acts as a guest lecturer at educational institutions
in the country.
Name: Luís Fernando Matos Jr
Law firm: Matos & Associados Advogados
P T C
Luís Fernando Matos Jr joined Matos & Associados Advogados in
1991 and became managing partner in 2002. His practice focuses
on litigation and consulting in most IP areas, including trademarks,
patents and copyright. Industries that Matos has experience in
include IT and new technologies. He has a law degree from Rio
de Janeiro State University and a master’s degree in IP law from
the John Marshall Law School in the US.
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