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LICKS ATTORNEYS

Licks Attorneys is an established top-tier Brazilian law firm which offers tailored legal advice and representation across all levels of national courts to global multinational companies operating in Brazil.

PRACTICE AREAS & SECTORS

Litigation

Licks Attorneys has an outstanding reputation for complex litigation in Brazil. We combine legal expertise, unparalleled industry knowledge and a pragmatic approach to dispute resolution. The firm has an overall success rate of 82.7% and has been engaged in some of Brazil’s highest-profile IP, life sciences, and technology cases.

Government Affairs & International Relations

Licks assists clients to achieve business goals by providing advice that aligns legal experience with strategic advocacy. We have developed a unique approach combining industry knowledge, legal thinking, and policy making expertise.

Regulatory

Understanding the business is of paramount importance to fully assess the impact of regulations. Our specialists have technical background in pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, and engineering. Our lawyers have years of experience in the regulated sectors : life sciences – including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agrochemical - telecom and infrastructure.

Patents

Licks Attorneys stands out in this area. Our team of patent prosecutors and litigators, known as one of the most acclaimed in Brazil, provides high-quality client services. From first filing an application, to the last appeal and post-grant opposition, we make sure we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to each client’s need.

Criminal

In light of our extensive experience in the IP area, we can guide national and international companies through the difficult pathways of introducing new products and services, taking into account anti-piracy strategies. We understand the peculiarities of the Brazilian Law Enforcement authorities and we have large experience in helping our clients to deal with incoming administrative requests of data.

Media & Entertainment

Our award-winning intellectual property practice, combined with our vast experience in corporate law, licensing and commercial transactions, are a unique combination for a Brazilian law firm, acknowledged as top-notch by our clients in the media & entertainment industry.

Trademarks

Licks Attorneys has one of the most innovative trademark teams in the country. We understand how important it is to ensure our clients achieve the most robust trademark protection possible to safeguard their business interests and further their commercial goals.

Cyber Security & Data Protection

We have one of the most sophisticated practice in Brazil. Our team follows every single change in the technological landscape and how legal structures might impact the business.

Compliance

Ever since the rumors of financial scandals occurred at the beginning of the new millennium, the compliance culture has spread to large corporations in the form of compliance programs and in the hiring of Compliance Officers, making it easier to consolidate cultures.

Industrial Design

The industrial design registration provides its owner the right to prevent third-parties from producing, selling, using or importing a product with the same design without his consent. Licks Attorneys also stands out in this area, as we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to the client´s needs.

Antitrust & Competition

We are proud to successfully represent ourclients in every aspect of their business. Our experience covers the full rangeof complex litigation matters, including antitrust.

Copyright & Software

Our firm has achieved significant results for national and international clients in complex disputes involving copyright and software. Our deep knowledge of the Brazilian legal framework applicable to creation, ownership, derivative works, fair use and infringement of artistic works allows us to provide outstanding advice to our clients in litigation and criminal prosecution matters.

Life Sciences

Licks has the largest life sciences litigation in thecountry. Our industry-focused practice makes us a leader in complex cases. Werepresent all industry sectors, ranging from startups to multinationalcorporations. These companies trust us with their most challenging problems. Wegive back results. Our specialists have technical background in chemistry,biochemistry, biotechnology, and engineering.

Plant Variety Protection

When it comes to the enforcement of plant breeder’s rights, Licks Attorneys pursues excellence in its services and provides full assistance for its clients. Equipped with a high-performance team that has deep knowledge and experience in this subject, Licks is prepared to fully assist holders that seek protection for their rights in Brazil.

Telecom & IoT

We are no stranger to high-stakes disputes. Clients turn to us for assistance with their most complex legal issues. We successfully represent clients ranging from small companies to Fortune 500 corporations in matters before the Brazilian courts, the Brazilian FCC (ANATEL), Federal Government, and Department of Transportation.

Corporate & Transactions

Licks Attorneys is proud to have successfully assisted clients set up their businesses in Brazil and run licensing, corporate and commercial transactions in Brazil and Latin American countries. Our technical team works seamlessly with our legal team to deliver the best results in due diligences and licensing of Intellectual Property assets.

Infrastructure

We are working on the most innovative infrastructure projects and privatizations in Brazil. Our group has the right experience with the public sector to handle complex concessions and regulated structures.

Arbitration

We handle complex disputes in a wide variety of industries, including life sciences, energy, mining, manufacturing, transportation, telecommunications, insurance, construction, and finance.

Litigation

Licks Attorneys has an outstanding reputation for complex litigation in Brazil. We combine legal expertise, unparalleled industry knowledge and a pragmatic approach to dispute resolution. The firm has an overall success rate of 82.7% and has been engaged in some of Brazil’s highest-profile IP, life sciences, and technology cases.

Government Affairs & International Relations

Licks assists clients to achieve business goals by providing advice that aligns legal experience with strategic advocacy. We have developed a unique approach combining industry knowledge, legal thinking, and policy making expertise.

Regulatory

Understanding the business is of paramount importance to fully assess the impact of regulations. Our specialists have technical background in pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, and engineering. Our lawyers have years of experience in the regulated sectors : life sciences – including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agrochemical - telecom and infrastructure.

Patents

Licks Attorneys stands out in this area. Our team of patent prosecutors and litigators, known as one of the most acclaimed in Brazil, provides high-quality client services. From first filing an application, to the last appeal and post-grant opposition, we make sure we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to each client’s need.

Criminal

In light of our extensive experience in the IP area, we can guide national and international companies through the difficult pathways of introducing new products and services, taking into account anti-piracy strategies. We understand the peculiarities of the Brazilian Law Enforcement authorities and we have large experience in helping our clients to deal with incoming administrative requests of data.

Media & Entertainment

Our award-winning intellectual property practice, combined with our vast experience in corporate law, licensing and commercial transactions, are a unique combination for a Brazilian law firm, acknowledged as top-notch by our clients in the media & entertainment industry.

Trademarks

Licks Attorneys has one of the most innovative trademark teams in the country. We understand how important it is to ensure our clients achieve the most robust trademark protection possible to safeguard their business interests and further their commercial goals.

Cyber Security & Data Protection

We have one of the most sophisticated practice in Brazil. Our team follows every single change in the technological landscape and how legal structures might impact the business.

Compliance

Ever since the rumors of financial scandals occurred at the beginning of the new millennium, the compliance culture has spread to large corporations in the form of compliance programs and in the hiring of Compliance Officers, making it easier to consolidate cultures.

Industrial Design

The industrial design registration provides its owner the right to prevent third-parties from producing, selling, using or importing a product with the same design without his consent. Licks Attorneys also stands out in this area, as we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to the client´s needs.

Antitrust & Competition

We are proud to successfully represent ourclients in every aspect of their business. Our experience covers the full rangeof complex litigation matters, including antitrust.

Copyright & Software

Our firm has achieved significant results for national and international clients in complex disputes involving copyright and software. Our deep knowledge of the Brazilian legal framework applicable to creation, ownership, derivative works, fair use and infringement of artistic works allows us to provide outstanding advice to our clients in litigation and criminal prosecution matters.

Life Sciences

Licks has the largest life sciences litigation in thecountry. Our industry-focused practice makes us a leader in complex cases. Werepresent all industry sectors, ranging from startups to multinationalcorporations. These companies trust us with their most challenging problems. Wegive back results. Our specialists have technical background in chemistry,biochemistry, biotechnology, and engineering.

Plant Variety Protection

When it comes to the enforcement of plant breeder’s rights, Licks Attorneys pursues excellence in its services and provides full assistance for its clients. Equipped with a high-performance team that has deep knowledge and experience in this subject, Licks is prepared to fully assist holders that seek protection for their rights in Brazil.

Telecom & IoT

We are no stranger to high-stakes disputes. Clients turn to us for assistance with their most complex legal issues. We successfully represent clients ranging from small companies to Fortune 500 corporations in matters before the Brazilian courts, the Brazilian FCC (ANATEL), Federal Government, and Department of Transportation.

Corporate & Transactions

Licks Attorneys is proud to have successfully assisted clients set up their businesses in Brazil and run licensing, corporate and commercial transactions in Brazil and Latin American countries. Our technical team works seamlessly with our legal team to deliver the best results in due diligences and licensing of Intellectual Property assets.

Infrastructure

We are working on the most innovative infrastructure projects and privatizations in Brazil. Our group has the right experience with the public sector to handle complex concessions and regulated structures.

Arbitration

We handle complex disputes in a wide variety of industries, including life sciences, energy, mining, manufacturing, transportation, telecommunications, insurance, construction, and finance.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

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PRACTICE AREAS

EVENTS

IP Week @ SG

September 3, 2019
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FCBA Global Series 2019

September 3, 2019
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FCBA Global Fellows

September 3, 2019
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23rd Annual EDTX Bench Bar Conference

September 3, 2019
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AIPPI World Congress

September 3, 2019
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BIO Latin America

September 3, 2019
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Brazilian Regulation Conference

August 12, 2019
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AIPLA Women in IP Networking Breakfast

August 7, 2019
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XXXIX ABPI’s International Intellectual Property Congress

August 2, 2019
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NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

Newsletter

September 8, 2019

The IP Chapter of the trade agreement between Mercosur and EU

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Personal data and public healthcare

Firm News

August 16, 2019

Personal data and public healthcare

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The New Intellectual Property Interministerial Group

Newsletter

July 31, 2019

The New Intellectual Property Interministerial Group

  • Government Affairs & International Relations
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Firm News

July 24, 2019

Brazilian patent office announces measures to tackle massive backlog

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Newsletter

July 11, 2019

New developments on data protection: Executive Order #869/2018 sanctioned with vetoes

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Newsletter

July 10, 2019

Bye, bye backlog? Government measures to stimulate business in Brazil.

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Newsletter

July 2, 2019

Brazilian PROSUL PPH now on phase III

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Firm News

June 26, 2019

The World's Leading Patent Professionals

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Newsletter

June 18, 2019

Notice for public comments to stablish regulation of registration of medicinal products based on Cannabis spp

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