The firm’s partners were recognized for their IP expertise across numerous industries, including: Chemical, Domain, Domain Names, Life Sciences, Media, Names, Patent, Pharmaceutical, Technology and Trademark.
Otto Licks “is one of the founders and partner at Licks Attorneys, a law firm with 125 employees, and is a frequent contributor to the World IP Review. He has more than 20 years of experience, advising clients in areas such as intellectual property, life sciences, antitrust litigation, technology and data protection. His focus covers industries including pharmaceuticals, biologics, agrichemicals, telecommunications, medical devices, IT and oil and gas. Licks is an accomplished speaker in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. He is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, and is a member of several international associations.”
Eduardo Hallak, “works as a partner at Licks Attorneys and has been there since its founding 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. In 2005, he graduated with his LLB from the Rio de Janeiro State University. He also teaches the postgraduation course at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Hallak has penned two WIPR articles, on copyright and data package protection in Brazil.”
WIPR Leaders is a one-stop guide to the leading IP practitioners in the world. Stemming from a four month nomination period in which they sought views from 12,000 IP professionals, the research team vetted every nominated lawyer for suitability by exploring their work. This meant looking at practice history, industry expertise and notable cases, as well as any additional activities, such as writing and teaching responsibilities, which have allowed the lawyers to shape and influence other and future IP practitioners.
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