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KASZNAR LEONARDOS FIRM IS INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIzED

   
Chambers and Partners Latin America | 2014 - 2019
Recognized as one of the best firms in Brazil, Band 1, in Intellectual Property and also ranked, for the first time, in Life Sciences area.
 
Recognized Professionals
Elisabeth Kasznar and Gabriel Leonardos are, for seven consecutive years, listed among the best, Band 1, Brazilian Intellectual Property lawyers. Also in IP, partner Rafael Lacaz Amaral integrates the ranking. 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. Also in IP, partner Rafael Lacaz Amaral integrates the ranking.
 
WTR 1000: The world's leading Trademark Professionals | 2015 - 2019
Recognized as one of the best firms, Gold category, in Trademarks 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), Liz Starling (silver),  Claudio Barbosa (bronze) and Nancy Caigawa (bronze).

 
IAM Patent 1000: The world's leading Patent Professionals | 2015 -  2019
Recognized as one of the best firms, Gold category, in Patents in Brazil.
 
Recognized Professionals
João Luis Vianna, Tatiana Silveira and 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, Media, Sports & Entertainment and Startups and Innovation.
 
Recognized Professionals
Our partners Anderson Ribeiro, Cláudio Barbosa, Eduardo Rosman, Elisabeth Kasznar, Fernanda Magalhães, Filipe Leonardos, Flávia Tremura, Gabriel Leonardos, Gustavo Bacalhau, Gustavo Barbosa, João Vianna, Liz Starling, Nancy Caigawa, Priscila Kashiwabara and Rafael Lacaz were ranked under their areas of practice.


 
The Legal 500 Latin America | 2012 - 2019
Recognized as one of the best firms, Top Tier, in Intellectual Property in Brazil.
 
Recognized Professionals
In the 2019 edition, Elisabeth Kasznar and Gabriel Leonardos were again listed among the leading lawyers in Brazil. Our partners Anderson Ribeiro, Claudio Barbosa 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 - 2019
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 | 2013 - 2018
Recognized as one of the most admired specialized firms in Intellectual Property in Brazil.

Recognized Professionals
Gabriel Leonardos and Rafael Lacaz Amaral 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 lawyer Thereza Curi Abranches is ranked among the most admired lawyers in Rio de Janeiro.

 
Latin Lawyer 250 | 2013 - 2019
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 - 2019
In the latest edition, Kasznar Leonardos had six recommended lawyers in the guide. Also, our firm was recognized Law Firm of the Year in Intellectual Property.
 
Recognized Professionals
Elisabeth Kasznar, Gabriel Leonardos (Arbitration and Mediation as well), Claudio Barbosa, Rafael Lacaz Amaral and Nancy Caigawa were recognized in Intellectual Property. In Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice, Anderson Ribeiro was recommended.
IP STARS | 2016 - 2019
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". In the "Rising Star" category, our associates Aline Ferreira and Rafael Fonseca de Pinho were named.

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 2019
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