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KASZNAR LEONARDOS FIRM IS INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIzED

   
Chambers and Partners Latin America | 2014 - 2019
Recognized as one of the best firms, Band 1, in Intellectual Property in Brazil.
 
Recognized Professionals
Elisabeth Kasznar and Gabriel Leonardos are, for six consecutive years, listed among the best, Band 1, Brazilian Intellectual Property lawyers. Also in IP, partner Rafael Lacaz Amaral integrates the ranking as one of the best lawyers in Brazil. Another highlight is our partner Anderson Ribeiro recognized among the best lawyers in Life Sciences practice.
Chambers and Partners Global | 2014 - 2018
Recognized as one of the leading firms, Band 1, in Intellectual Property.
 
Recognized Professionals
Elisabeth Kasznar and Gabriel Leonardos were listed among the best, Band 1, Brazilian Intellectual Property lawyers.
 
WTR 1000: The world's leading Trademark Professionals | 2015 -  2018
Recognized as one of the best firms, Gold category, in Intellectual Property in Brazil.
 
Recognized Professionals
In the latest edition, seven partners of our firm were recommended by this guide: Elisabeth Kasznar (gold), Gabriel Leonardos (gold), Filipe Leonardos (gold), Rafael Lacaz Amaral (silver), Claudio Barbosa (bronze), Nancy Caigawa (bronze) and Liz Starling (bronze).
IAM Patent 1000: The world's leading Patent Professionals | 2015 -  2018
Recognized as one of the best firms, Gold category, in Intellectual Property in Brazil.
 
Recognized Professionals
João Luis Vianna, Tatiana Silveira e Gustavo Barbosa were recommended in "Prosecution". In "Transactions", Elisabeth Kasznar, Gabriel Leonardos and Claudio Barbosa were recommended​. And in "Litigation", Gabriel Leonardos is in the golden list and Claudio Barbosa is in the silver category.
Leaders League | 2017 - 2018
Recommended as one of the best firms in ten areas of pratice (Innovation - Technology and Intellectual Property): Patent Litigation, Trademark Litigation, Technology, Copyright, Trademark Prosecution, Patent Prosecution, Data Protection, Fashion Law, Life Sciences and Media, Sports & Entertainment.
 
Recognized Professionals
Our partners Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete, Gabriel F. Leonardos, João Luis Vianna, Gustavo Barbosa, Eduardo Colonna Rosman, Rafael Lacaz Amaral, Claudio Barbosa, Anderson Ribeiro, Nancy Caigawa, Fernanda Magalhães, Fabiano de Bem da Rocha, Liz Startling and our senior associate Pedro Vilhena were ranked under their areas of practice.
The Legal 500 Latin America | 2012 - 2018
Recognized as one of the best firms, Top Tier, in Intellectual Property in Brazil.
 
Recognized Professionals
In the 2018 edition, Elisabeth Kasznar and Gabriel Leonardos were again listed among the leading lawyers in Brazil. Our partners Claudio Barbosa, Filipe Leonardos, João Luis Vianna, Anderson Ribeiro and Nancy Caigawa were also recommended in the same category.
International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards | 2017 - 2018
Recognized as the best firm in Brazil, Gold Awards, in Intellectual Property area. In the last year, our firm was recognized as one of the best firms in Latin America, Silver Awards, also in Intellectual Property.
Who's Who Legal | 2018
In the last edition, Kasznar Leonardos had three recommended lawyers in Intellectual Property and Life Sciences.
 
Recognized Professionals
Elisabeth Kasznar was listed as a reference in Patent and Trademarks. Gabriel Leonardos was also recognized in Trademarks. And Anderson Ribeiro was highlighted as a leading name in Life Sciences.
Análise Advocacia 500
Análise Advocacia 500 | 2013 - 2017
Recognized as one of the most admired specialized firms in Intellectual Property in Brazil.

Recognized Professionals
Gabriel Leonardos, Elisabeth Kasznar, Claudio Barbosa, Rafael Lacaz Amaral and Nancy Caigawa are ranked as one of the most admired professionals in the Intellectual Property field in Brazil. Anderson Ribeiro is also ranked among the most admired lawyers in the pharmaceutical industry. Our lawyers Thereza Curi Abranches and Cristiane Vianna are ranked among the most admired lawyers in Rio de Janeiro.
Latin Lawyer 250 | 2013 - 2018
Recommended firm by the guide, that brings the leading law firms in Latin America, as Intellectual Property trailblazers in Brazil.
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers | 2013 - 2018
In the latest editions, Kasznar Leonardos had five recommended lawyers in the Intellectual Property category.
 
Recognized Professionals
Elisabeth Kasznar, Gabriel Leonardos (Arbitration and Mediation as well), Claudio Barbosa, Rafael Lacaz Amaral and Nancy Caigawa. Gabriel Leonardos was also elected "Lawyer of the Year (2018)" in Intellectual Property/Rio de Janeiro.
IP STARS | 2016 - 2018
Recognized as one of the best firms in Intellectual Property in Brazil, on the guide's five categories: Copyright, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Litigation and Trademark Prosecution.
 
Recognized Professionals
Claudio Barbosa, Filipe Leonardos, Elisabeth Kasznar, Gabriel Leonardos and Rafael Lacaz were named as "Trademark Star". Claudio Barbosa and Rafael Lacaz were also named as "Patent Star".

Three address that serve the entire world

Our teams are divided into three Brazilian states from where clients from all over the world are served.

 

Awards

Top Ranked - Global Chambers 2018
Top Ranked - Latin America Chambers 2019
Guia WRT 1000
Leaders League
Best Latin American IP Firm 2018 (Gold Award)
Guia Iam 1000
IP Stars Ranked Firm
Guia The Legal 500 LA
Latin Lawyer 250