Di Blasi, Parente & Associados

For more than 30 years, Di Blasi, Parente & Associados has been providing legal services to businesses and innovators in Brazil and around the world. As a full-service IP firm, it specialises in patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, copyright registration, business transactions, regulatory law, sports and entertainment law, unfair competition, franchising and corporate law. The firm’s mission is to provide superior services to clients by taking an agile, competent and secure approach.

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados provides the full range of IP solutions in Brazil to help clients acquire, monitor, protect and defend their IP rights. Its highly skilled team of attorneys and technical specialists – which includes many scientists and engineers – works diligently to provide competent and trustworthy results for all kinds of issue – from preliminary clearance searches to full drafting and filing services and judicial measures, both in Brazil and worldwide.

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados specifically focuses on the fields of automotive, communications, consumer goods, electronics, energy, food and beverage, information technology, life sciences (eg, biology, biotechnology, chemistry, environmental science and genomics), medical devices, mining, agriculture, pharmaceutical sciences, media and sports and entertainment. The firm also has a dedicated government relations team with a unique and fundamental understanding of the complexity of the issues in Brazil surrounding political, legislative and public and private interest. In order to achieve this, the firm has developed corporate programmes, which encompass plans relating to communications and media relations, issues management and multi-level engagement.

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados is often recognised by prestigious publications worldwide as one of the top firms in the IP area. Its team constantly stays on top of the latest developments in intellectual property and is in constant communication with key organisations, decision makers and regulators in Brazil, providing a channel for additional insights and better solutions.

The firm also has an advanced proprietary system for docketing and tracking all trademark matters, which provides a high level of organisation and efficiency, along with excellent and integrated communications. Thus, clients know what to expect, their deadlines and their options for securing, protecting and maintaining their IP rights.

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados is headquartered in the centre of Rio de Janeiro, located near the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office, the state and federal courts and the Registry of Commerce of Rio de Janeiro state. In addition, Di Blasi, Parente & Associados has an office in Sao Paulo to better assist multinationals and local companies with a presence in Brazil’s largest city and its financial centre. The Sao Paulo office is also ideally located for housing the firm’s Japanese practice group and its customs and anti-counterfeiting team.

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados is at the forefront of innovation in Brazil, providing IP and related business services across a varied landscape of industries. The firm is dedicated to supporting organisations and institutions in the R&D and academic sectors, as well as having a commitment to the legislative efforts on which clients rely. The firm partners with universities and the government to achieve unexpected results with unmatched success.

Practice areas
Di Blasi, Parente & Associados works across various practice areas, in particular:

  • intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial designs, software, topography of integrated circuits, trade secrets and geographical indications;
  • corporate and transactions, including business transactions, franchising, M&A, start-ups and newly emerging businesses and IP-related tax;
  • enforcement and litigation, including Customs and anti-counterfeiting, investigations and pre-litigation measures, mediation, arbitration and litigation;
  • regulatory and competition (antitrust); and
  • government relations.

Industries
Di Blasi, Parente & Associados works across the following industries:

  • energy;
  • life sciences;
  • entertainment, media and sports;
  • information technology;
  • food and beverage; and
  • fashion.

Contact details

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados
Avenida Presidente Wilson 231
13th Floor
Rio de Janeiro 20030-905
Brazil

Professional contacts

Other offices

  • Sao Paulo

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