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With offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Curitiba, Bhering Advogados has Brazil’s major commercial hubs covered, placing it within easy reach of the nation’s innovators. Meanwhile, a German desk, an in-house translation unit and an extensive network of contacts worldwide give a pleasingly international flavour to its practice, which is reflected in its client roster: multinationals from the United States, Europe and Asia all look to it to shore up their positions in Brazil. It provides an A-to-Z patent offering, with the line-up of Philippe Bhering, Alice Rayol Ramos Sandes and Pedro Bhering specialising in litigation, prosecution and transactions respectively. Extremely effective in handling infringement proceedings and nullity actions, German desk lead Philippe Bhering is hailed as “a very responsive, professional and collegial practitioner who can resolve conflicts in the bud”. Prosecution ace Sandes captains a multi-disciplinary team of experts and has an affinity for advancements in the life sciences: “When a straightforward approach isn’t the best way to go, she is quick to find new ways to bring clients closer to their objectives.” Founding partner Pedro Bhering deftly sews up IP-rich deals and technology transfer agreements.