Partner at Lobo de Rizzo Advogados
Ana-Paula Celidonio is a partner and head of the IP practice. Her deep experience comes from 20 years of elaborating opinions for strategic decision-making, protection, enforcement and consulting services related to intellectual property for local and foreign companies. A biologist and a lawyer, Ms Celidonio is particularly active in life sciences-related patents, advising clients of various sizes on all aspects of their IP rights lifecycle, from the development of technology through the drafting of applications and protection worldwide.
Ms Celidonio is an active member of several professional associations, including the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys.
Ms Celidonio graduated in biology from São Paulo University (1991) and in law from FADISP (2007); she specialised in administration at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (2001) and the Harvard School of Law (2012), and in intellectual property at the Franklin Pierce Law Center (2006).
Lobo de Rizzo is a law firm frequently involved in IP transactions and disputes, representing companies from various business sectors, whether operating in Brazil or exploring opportunities in the country. The continuing praise received in the most renowned legal publications reflects the opinion of the market on the excellence of its service, the quality of its lawyers and their close relationship with clients.