Our Firm

Meet our team

  • Anderson Ribeiro
  • Claudio Roberto Barbosa
  • Diego Preza Monaco
  • Eduardo Colonna Rosman
  • Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete
  • Fábio de Araújo Ottoni Ferreira
Anderson Ribeiro

Anderson Ribeiro

anderson.ribeiro@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Trade Secrets and Protection of Confidential Information , Regulatory Law in the Health Area , Patents , Plant Varieties , Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Description: Partner; Attorney at Law registered with the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) since 2005; Head of the Regulatory practice – Life Sciences

Education: Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property from University of London, Queen Mary (2013); Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Competition Law and Regulation from University of Lisbon (2012); Graduated in Law from State University of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ (2005).

Associations: SINFAR-RJ and Sindusfarma.

Highlights: Speaker at Rio de Janeiro´s Pharmaceutical Industry Trade Association (SINFAR-RJ) New trends in the regulation of the Food Sector (September 2015); Speaker at SINDUSFARMA - Enforcement of the Access to Information Act before the Health and IP authorities (February 2016); Speaker at Eyeforpharma´s 4th Congress at the Brazilian Market –Adjudication of Access to Health in Brazil (April 2016); Collaboration on Eyeforpharma´s WhitePaper on Access to the Public Health Sector in Brazil (April 2016); Published the articles: “The price regulation in Brazil: Roche faces IP rights abuse claims” , Lifesciences Intellectual Property Review, online edition, 2016; “The Brazilian Pharmaceutical Sector: An Year in Review", Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review 2011; “Who approves Brazilian Pharma Patents”, World Intellectual Property Review September/October 2010; “Impact of the CIS policy on Brazil’s R&D Industry”, Intellectual Property 2010 | Digital Guide and “The Misuse of Sham Litigation investigations”, World Intellectual Property Review May/June 2010; Listed among the Brazilian leading laywers in Life Sciences by Chambers and Partners Latin America (2018 -2019); Recommended by the guide The Legal 500 – Latin America; Recommended by Best Lawyers (2019); Recommended by the guide Leaders League (2018 - 2019).

Languages: Portuguese | English

Claudio Roberto Barbosa

Claudio Roberto Barbosa

claudio.barbosa@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Domain Names , Anti-Counterfeiting , Technology Transfer, Franchising and Licensing , Copyrights , Digital Law Personal Information , Advertising , Trade Secrets and Protection of Confidential Information , Patents , Litigation and Dispute Resolution , Digital law

Description: Senior Partner; Attorney at Law member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 1995; and Registered Industrial Property Agent

Education: S.J.D. in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo - USP (2007); Master (LL.M.) in International Law from the University of São Paulo - USP (2001); Master (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Law from the George Washington University Law School - Washington, DC (2000); Graduated in Law from the University of São Paulo Law School - USP (1994); Technical Graduation in Computer Programs and Digital Electronics ETEP, São José dos Campos (1988).

Associations: Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents – ABAPI; Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property – ABPI; American Intellectual Property Law Association – AIPLA; International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property – AIPPI

Highlights: Published book: "Propriedade Intelectual - Introdução à propriedade intelectual como informação" (Ed. Elsevier, São Paulo, 2009; Author of the article "From Brussels to The Hague - The ongoing process towards effective multinational patent enforcement", published in the ICC - International Review of Industrial Property and Copyright Law, V.32, 7/2001; General Reporter of the ABPI (AIPPI Brazilian Group) 2004-2007; Secretary of the ABPI 2008-2011; Recommended by Best Lawyers (2013 - 2019); Recommended by the renowned trademark guide WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (2014 - 2019); Recommended by IAM Patent 1000 (2018); Recommended by The Legal 500 (2018); Recommended by IP Stars (2018 - 2019); Recommended by the guide Leaders League (2018 - 2019).

Languages: Portuguese | English

Diego Preza Monaco

Diego Preza Monaco

diego.monaco@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Industrial Designs , Patents

Description: Partner; Aeronautical Engineer

Education: Master in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ (2011); Specialization in Aeronautical Engineering from Embraer - ITA (2007); Graduated in Aeronautical Engineering from USP - São Carlos (2006).

Highlights: Professional Training in Industrial Property – Basic Level (ABAPI) – 2011; Training in Patent Applocation Drafting for Engineers (INPI) in Salvador, Bahia (2011); Professional Training in Industrial Property – Advanced Level (ABAPI, 2011)

Languages: Portuguese | English | Spanish

Eduardo Colonna Rosman

Eduardo Colonna Rosman

eduardo.rosman@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Industrial Designs , Patents

Description: Senior Partner; Mechanical Engineer; Registered Industrial Property Agent; and Attorney at Law member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 1999

Education: Graduated in Law from Brazilian College of Legal Sciences (1998); Post-graduated in Patent Technician from PUC-RJ and Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (1983); MBA in Business Administration from IBMEC (1988); Master in Mechanical Engineering from PUC-RJ (1979); Graduated in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from PUC-RJ (1976).

Associations: Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property – ABPI; Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents – ABAPI; International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property – AIPPI

Highlights: Recommended by the guide Leaders League (2018 - 2019).

Languages: Portuguese | English

Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete

Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete

elisabeth.kasznar@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Trademarks , Anti-Counterfeiting , Copyrights , Advertising , Trade Secrets and Protection of Confidential Information , Unfair Competition , Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Description: Senior Partner; Attorney at Law member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 1981; Registered Industrial Property Agent; and Head of the Litigation Department in São Paulo.

Education: Doctorate in (S.J.D.) in Commercial Law from University of São Paulo - USP (1999); Túlio Ascarelli Award by the Túlio Ascarelli Compared Commercial Law Institute (1987); Former Guest Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute - Munich, Germany (1983-1984); Patent Technician by PUC-RJ and Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office - INPI (1983); Graduated in Law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro - UERJ (1981).

Associations: Permanent Council member and Arbiter of the Arbitration Board (CArb) of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI). Past President of both ABPI and AIPPI Brazilian Group (2014-2015). Member of the INTA Board of Directors, the Global Advisory Council, and the Adjunct Professor Interest Group; Senior Editor and Co-chair of the Article Solicitation and Development Subcommittee (ASD-SC) of the Trademark Reporter Committee (TMR). Member of LESI, ASIPI, ABAPI and of the ASPI Council (2009-2013).

Highlights: Published Book: "Trade secrets under Brazilian Law" (Editora Forense, Rio de Janeiro, 2003); Certified by the ICC-Brazil in International Commercial Mediation, 2004; Member of the AIPPI Programme Committee from 2009 to 2013; Member of the ASPI Council from 2009 to 2013; Member of the ABPI Council from 2000 to 2009, 1st Vice-President of the ABPI from 2010 to 2013, and President of the ABPI (2014-2015); Recommended by the 2013 - 2019 editions of the guide Best Lawyers and elected “2014 Lawyer of the Year” (São Paulo) and "2016 Lawyer of the Year" (Rio de Janeiro) by Best Lawyers guide; Recommended by the renowned trademark guide WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (2013 - 2019); Recommended by the guide IAM Patent 1000 (2013 - 2018); Recommended in IP/Brazil by the guide The Legal 500 – Latin America (2012 - 2018); Recommended by the guide Leaders League (2018 - 2019); Listed among the Brazilian IP leading lawyers by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America (2014 - 2019).

Languages: Portuguese | English | French | German | Spanish | Hungarian | Italian

Fábio de Araújo Ottoni Ferreira

Fábio de Araújo Ottoni Ferreira

fabio.ferreira@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Industrial Designs , Patents

Description: Partner; Electronic Engineer; Registered Industrial Property Agent

Education: Post-graduated in Intellectual Property Rights from PUC-RJ (2007); Graduated in Electronic Engineering from CEFET-RJ (2001).

Highlights: Ranked first in the Professional Training Course in Industrial Property – Basic Level (ABAPI, 2001); Patent Editor Course (INT) – Rio de Janeiro, RJ (2002); Participation in International Intellectual Property Congresses – ABAPI (2006, 2008, 2010); Professional Training in Industrial Property – Advanced Level (ABAPI, 2011)

Languages: Portuguese | English | Basic Spanish

INTERNATIONALLY-RECOGNISED EXPERIENCE

Our firm and practitioners are in the largest international guides and publications in the field of intellectual property.