Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta
Senior Partner at Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello
Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta is a trial lawyer and the president of the Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property for the 2018-2021 term. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the IP field and heads Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello’s litigation team, as well as coordinating the different departments within the firm. He has litigated a diverse range of complex IP cases before Brazilian federal and state courts, including patent infringement and patent invalidity lawsuits, among other IP cases, at trial court level and at the superior courts.
Mr Montaury Pimenta advises and represents domestic and international clients in different industry and technology sectors. He has conducted numerous trials before the Brazilian appellate and superior courts, presenting oral arguments, attending in-chambers hearings and meetings.
He has been recognised by numerous international ranking agencies as a leading individual who maintains a respected IP practice due to his significant track record advising clients on complex patent disputes in Brazilian courts. Mr Montaury Pimenta is a panellist at the domain name disputes resolution centres of WIPO, NAF and ABPI, and has been responsible for several important decisions involving cross-border IP disputes. Luiz is also an accomplished speaker in Brazil, Latin America, the United States and Europe, and is the author of several articles on Brazilian IP law and issues ranging from procedural rules in Brazil to second medical use patents.