Luiz Leonardos

Senior Partner at Luiz Leonardos & Advogados

Luiz Leonardos, founder of Luiz Leonardos & Advogados, has helped shape Brazil’s modern IP legal landscape. He has distinguished himself in the IP arena and was part of the Brazilian delegation to the Stockholm Conference of the Paris and Berne Conventions, where the World Intellectual Property Organisation was created.

Mr Leonardos has served in numerous positions at the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association since its creation in 1963 – first as general reporter, then president and member of the directors’ board, and finally honorary president. He also served as executive vice president of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property from 1992 until 1995, then as executive president until 1998, before being nominated as an honorary member. He is also an honorary member of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys.

Mr Leonardos’s distinguished career in IP law is widely recognised among Brazilian and foreign specialists and publications. He is the author of several articles and has lectured extensively over the years.

Mr Leonardos provides clients at national and international level engaged in multiple industries with strategic advice on IP complex issues, including litigation. Legal excellence and solid ethical conduct are the main components guiding his practice and made him one of the most respected IP practitioners of his generation.

He specialises in licensing and litigation.

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Luiz Leonardos & Advogados
Avenida Rio Branco 80
6th Floor
Rio de Janeiro RJ CEP 20040-070

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