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Awards & Recognitions

World Trademark Review

2017

World Trademark Review 2017 has selected Ana Montenegro as a recommended expert. Ms. Montenegro is labeled as “an up and coming lawyer” who is “always ready to solve problems that others struggle with”. “She will never give you a wrong answer and working with her is very easy.”

World Trademark Review

2017

World Trademark Review 2017 has selected Eduardo Hallak as a recommended expert. This marks the 3rd consecutive year Mr. Hallak has earned this prestigious award. Our Partner, Eduardo Hallak, was singled out for his experience in IP litigation procedure and tactics, described as “highly efficient”, providing “extremely well-founded advice”

World Trademark Review

2017

World Trademark Review has selected Licks Attorneys as a recommended firm for 2017. “Licks never fails to impress with its “outstanding quality, technical accuracy and precision, clarity of recommendations and timely delivery”. According to one foreign associate: “Its speed and immediate reporting enable us to inform our clients quickly, so that they can make decisions. I’ve worked in Brazil for so long, but have never seen this level of proactivity before.” Licks Attorneys “ has developed a significant trademark practice along the way, which operates flawlessly on both sides of the contentious/non-contentious divide.”

Análise Advocacia 500

2016

Otto Licks was recognized by Análise Advocacia 500 as one of the most admired attorneys at law in Brazil. The Análise Advocacia 500 is the largest and most relevant survey conducted in the Brazilian legal market. For further information, please click here

Análise Advocacia 500

2016

Licks Attorneys was recognized by Análise Advocacia 500 as one of the most admired law firms. The Análise Advocacia 500 identifies who are the most admired law firms from research conducted with the clients’ of the firms. Like international publications such as Chambers & Partners and Who’s Who Legal, Análise Advocacia 500 has become an absolute reference in the Brazilian legal market. In 2016, Licks Attorneys has earned rankings in all the mentioned publications. This honor is a testament of Licks Attorneys’ core values of Client Experience, Excellence, Innovation and Work Ethic. For further information, please click here

Who’s Who Legal 2016 – Life Sciences

2016

Otto Licks was selected as one of four Most Highly Regarded Individuals for his specialism in the life sciences sector. Nominees are selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed. “At São Paulo-based Licks Attorneys, founder Otto Licks is celebrated as a “phenomenal litigator” in the IP and life sciences sectors. He provides clients with tremendous expertise built up from over 20 years of engagements in complex pharmaceutical patent infringement disputes.” Licks Attorneys was once again recognized for its prestigious Life Sciences practice. Licks Attorneys´ Life Sciences practice is creative and uses their highly regarded experience and expertise to outperform other firms and constantly creates the new standard.  

Who’s Who Legal 2016 – Patents

2016

Otto Licks was ranked by Who’s Who Legal as one of the Most Highly Regarded Individuals in the patent practice area in Brazil. Otto Licks earned this top 3 ranking and recognition for his proactive approach, innovation and his continuous successful outcomes on high profile cases that sets him apart from the rest.   “At Rio-based Licks Attorneys, founding partner Otto Licks is deemed “one of the dominant Brazilian players in patent litigation”. His impressive practice focusses on intellectual property and life sciences in the telecommunications, medical devices and IT sectors.” Licks Attorneys was also recognized for its prestigious and energic Patent practice, with a highly specialized team that adapts quickly to the ever-changing environment to achieve quality and positive results.

IAM Patent 1000

2016

Otto Licks has been ranked since 2013 as a leading expert in the field of intellectual property. According to its peers the firm is "Continually breaking new legal grounds, this pioneering outfit builds up strong patents and then devotes itself to their vigorous enforcement"

Leaders League Rankings

2016

The Leaders League guide of Innovation Technology & Intellectual Property 2016 recognized Licks Attorneys as 'EXCELLENT' in the 2016 Ranking of the Top Law Firms in Brazil - IP Litigation and ranked Licks Attorneys as 'HIGHLY RECOMMENDED' in the 2016 Ranking of the Best Law Firms in Brazil - Technology & Digital Services. The firm was acknowledged as a “HIGH-STAKES LITIGATION FIRM WITH EMPHASIS ON PATENTS - regularly involved in headlines cases, especially in the technological patents and pharma patents fields. The team is known for its unique go-getter attitude that often leads them to tackling unprecedented situations. The firm handles all Uber’s strategic litigation cases, and has extensive experience in advising Internet related businesses and Mobile Apps. Market feedback also underlines Licks Attorneys’ expertise in Food and Drug Law cases.”

World Trademark Review 2016

2016

Eduardo Hallak has been selected as a recommended expert in Brazil in 2016. " Eduardo Hallak flies the flag for Licks Attorneys, a firm well known for its patent nous, but with a growing reputation in trademark law; a lecturer at postgraduate level and a lawyer with over a decade of practical experience, he has a lock on IP litigation procedure and tactics."

Análise Advocacia 2015

2015

Otto Licks was selected as one of the most admired IP attorneys in Brazil by Analise Advocacia 2015.

Who’s Who Legal

2015

The category Brazil: Patents Analysis 2015 of Who's Who Legal publications listed the 20 leading practitioners and named Licks Attorneys as the home to “consummate professional” Otto Licks. “He is a ‘famed practitioner’ in the area with a reputation built upon his ‘impressive’ trial and litigation expertise. Peers and clients recommend him as a ‘true leader’ in the field”. Furthermore, in the category Brazil: Life Sciences Analysis 2015, the publication ranked  11 leading practitioners and described Licks Attorneys’ founding member Otto Licks as “very active in cross-border patent litigation for major pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies and ‘a very strong trial lawyer’, according to peers.”

Chambers and Partners

2015

Otto Licks has been ranked since 2012, being commended by sources in 2015 for his knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry.

Who’s Who Legal 2014 – Life Sciences

2014

Otto Licks has been ranked since 2010, being recognized in the 2014 edition as a highly specialized attorney in the life sciences area.

Who’s Who Legal – Patents

2014

Otto Licks has been ranked since 2009, quoted in 2014 as a “truly knowledgeable” attorney regarding patents and complex litigation.

Análise Advocacia 2012

2012

Ranked on 2012. Selected as one of the most admired IP attorneys in Brazil in 2012.