Licks Attorneys

Licks Attorneys is a top-tier Brazilian law firm, recognised for successfully handling large and stra­tegic litigation and counselling. Over the last 20 years, its attorneys have handled complex patent prosecution, litigation, policy-making and regulatory matters, and given advice to companies seeking to protect top blockbusters in Brazil.

The firm has offices in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Tokyo, offering a comprehensive range of legal services relating to the development, deployment and use of technology. The firm ag­gressively invests in technical and human resources to provide a unique blend of technical and legal expertise. It has the largest patent litigation practice in Brazil and can offer the complete range of services involving the acquisition, enforcement and licensing of IP rights.

Licks has strong expertise in the areas of intellectual property, life sciences, food and drugs, oil and gas, cyber law and telecommunications. The firm has grown steadily, while expanding into areas of practice closely associated with its core capabilities.

The firm’s success rate outstands that of its competitors and it is involved in the most significant lawsuits in Brazil. It is the most proactive firm assisting clients with successfully expediting patent examination before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office.

The firm represented the largest number of clients in cases against the Brazilian Food and Drugs Administration, working mainly for the international pharmaceutical research community.

Licks has a motivated and multilingual team with the background and capability to advise com­panies of all sizes from across the globe. The firm’s client portfolio includes Fortune 500 companies as well as several global companies. It has a number of foreign-trained attorneys and partners, some of whom with more than 20 years’ experience.

Contact details

Licks Attorneys
Rua da Assembléia 10/4108
Rio de Janeiro RJ 20011-901

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Other offices

  • Brasilia
  • Sao Paulo
  • Tokyo

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