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.

The Firm's experience enables effective representation of international plaintiffs and defendants in Brazil. We represent clients in trial and appellate courts at the federal and state level, before administrative tribunals, and in other dispute resolution proceedings. We invest to provide high-quality and innovative solutions to the complex issues, taking into consideration the peculiarities of the industry that our clients are involved.

A unique blend of technical and legal expertise has enabled us to stand apart from our competitors and continued investment in developing our talented people, has been vital to our success.

Our team is composed by seasoned attorneys that have been working together for over twenty years. This group has handled some of Brazil’s leading litigation cases.

Our team understands that the Brazilian market is difficult to navigate, especially for foreign companies. We are constantly gathering and organizing intelligence into comprehensive material to provide our clients with the best information about Brazil and assist with their decision-making process.

We have a proven track record in complex litigation on behalf of our clients against Brazilian administrative bodies, including the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office, ANVISA (Brazilian Food & Drug Administration), CADE (Brazilian antitrust authority), and several bodies of the executive government.

We also have substantial appellate experience, being recognized for our favourable track record in the Federal Court of Appeals and in the State Court of Appeals.

This breadth of experience has garnered accolades in several publications: Chambers, Leaders League, Who´s Who, IAM Patent, Benchmark Litigation, WTR and Best Lawyers.

Some work highlights include:

  • Representing US pharmaceutical companies in unfair competition and trade secrets case against the Brazilian government.
  • Representing an international medical device company against Brazilian competitors.
  • Representing several high-tech companies in IP infringement cases around Brazil.
  • Representing a biotechnology association in the most relevant IP case pending before the Brazilian Supreme Court.


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Team

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  • Copyright & Software
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  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Corporate & Transactions
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Liliane Roriz

Partner
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  • Industrial Design
  • Government Affairs & International Relations
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Corporate & Transactions

Nuno Carvalho

Partner
  • Patents
  • Copyright
  • Litigation
  • Government Affairs & International Relations
  • Regulatory
  • Life sciences
  • Telecom & Iot

Otto Licks

Partner
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  • Arbitration
  • Antitrust & Competition
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  • Life Sciences
  • Telecom & Iot
  • Media & Entertainment

Carlos Aboim

Partner
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Rodrigo Maior

Partner
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  • Industrial Design
  • Copyright & Software
  • Plant Variety Protection
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  • Government Affairs & International Relations
  • Cyber Security & Data Protection
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Corporate & Transactions
  • Regulatory
  • Life Sciences
  • Media & Entertainment

Eduardo Hallak

Partner
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  • Antitrust & Competition
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  • Telecom & Iot
  • Infrastructure
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Felipe Mesquita

Partner
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  • Government Affairs & International Relations
  • Corporate & Transactions
  • Regulatory
  • Telecom & Iot
  • Infrastructure

Regis Arslanian

Partner
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  • Cyber Security & Data Protection
  • Compliance
  • Corporate & Transactions
  • Regulatory
  • Life Sciences

Alexandre Dalmasso

Partner
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  • Government Affairs & International Relations
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  • Life Sciences
  • Telecom & Iot

Viviane Kunisawa

Partner
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  • Life Sciences

João Accioly

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  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Regulatory
  • Life Sciences
  • Infrastructure

Ciro Albuquerque

  • Patents
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  • Plant Variety Protection
  • Life Sciences

Danielle Altomari

Biologist and Patent Specialist
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  • Industrial Design
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  • Copyright & Software
  • Plant Variety Protection
  • Regulatory
  • Life Sciences
  • Media & Entertainment

Cassio Ambrogi

Attorney At Law
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  • Telecom & Iot
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Elvira Andrade

Telecommunications Engineer and Patent Specialist
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  • Corporate & Transactions
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Laís Araujo

Attorney At Law
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Rodolfo Barreto

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Thayana Berti

Attorney At Law
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Silvia Boechat

Telecommunications Engineer and Patent Specialist
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Bruno Bonaman

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  • Litigation
  • Copyright & Software
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Isabella Bonisolo

  • ‍Litigation
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Cyber Law
  • Data Protection
  • Internet
  • Internet Privacy Law
  • E-commerce & Software
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Criminal

Camila Bouza

  • Litigation
  • Cyber Security & Data Protection
  • Regulatory
  • Telecom & Iot

Flavio Buzanovsky

Attorney At Law
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Simone Bösenberg

Attorney At Law
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  • Regulatory Law
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Energy
  • Audit Courts
  • Prosecution
  • Counseling and Transactional
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Ana Calil

Attorney At Law
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  • Arbitration
  • Regulatory
  • Life Sciences

Ricardo Campello

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Ana Carolina Melman

Attorney At Law
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  • Telecom & Iot
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Gustavo Carvalho

  • Government Affairs & International Relations

Mathilde Chatin

  • Litigation
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Fernanda Cohen

  • Patents
  • Industrial Design
  • Litigation
  • Infrastructure

Ana Corrêa

Pharmacist and Patent Specialist
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  • Telecom & Iot
  • Media & Entertainment

Diogo Corrêa Oliveira

Science & Patent Specialist
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Priscila Cossa

Attorney At Law
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Luiza Cotia

Pharmacist and Patent Specialist
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Alba Cruz

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Mariana Cuzziol

  • Government Affairs & International Relations

Caroline De Sá

  • Antitrust Matters
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  • Internet, E-commerce & Software
  • Administrative Law
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  • Regulatory Law
  • Audit Courts
  • Legal research
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure

Kelly Felix

Attorney At Law
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Angela Fonseca

  • Cyber Security & Data Protection
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  • Criminal
  • Telecom & Iot

Suzana Garcez

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Janey Garcia

Telecommunications Engineer and Patent Specialist
  • Litigation
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Denise Golgher

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Gustavo Hirsch

Attorney At Law
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Yasmin Kronemberger

Pharmacist and Patent Specialist
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Douglas Leite

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João Lima

Mechanical Engineer and Patent Specialist
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Deborah Lopes

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Tatiana Machado

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Gabriela Machado

Attorney At Law
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Gabriel Mathias

Attorney At Law
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Juliana Neves

  • Litigation
  • Cyber Law
  • Data Protection
  • Internet Privacy Law
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Carolline Nunes

Attorney At Law
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Márcia Oliveira

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Rafaella Oliveira

Chemist and Patent Specialist
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  • Regulatory
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Marco Rangel

Attorney At Law
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Hugo Reis

Attorney At Law
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Roberto Rodrigues

Attorney At Law
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Thiago Ruschi

  • Anti-counterfeiting
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  • Internet Privacy Law
  • Internet, E-commerce & Software
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  • Patents
  • Regulatory Law
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Trade Secrets & Regulatory
  • Unfair Competition

Tatiana Salles

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  • Telecom & Iot
  • Infrastructure

Alexandre Schiller

Attorney At Law
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Fabricio Sena

Telecommunications Engineer and Patent Specialist
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Kathleen Senderowitz

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Sergio Sá

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  • Life Sciences

Brenno Telles

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  • Life Sciences

Karlo Tinoco

  • ‍Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Food & Drug
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Contracts
  • Licensing & Technology Transfer
  • Trade Secrets & Regulatory
  • Unfair Competition
  • Regulatory Law
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Cyber Law
  • Data Protection
  • Internet
  • Internet Privacy Law
  • E-commerce & Software
  • Copyright

Viviane Trojan

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  • Regulatory
  • Life Sciences

Letícia Tugeiro

Attorney At Law
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Thiago Zimmermann

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