Office

Meet our team

  • Anderson Ribeiro
  • Claudio Roberto Barbosa
  • Eduardo Colonna Rosman
  • Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete
  • Fabiano de Bem da Rocha
  • Fernanda Magalhães
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: Graduated in Law (JD) at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ, 2005); Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Competition Law and Regulation - University of Lisbon (2012); Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property - University of London, Queen Mary (2013).

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.

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 , Internet and Data Protection

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

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

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 2014; Recommended by the renowned trademark guide WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2014 (2014 and 2015 editions)

Languages: Portuguese | English

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 Bachelor in Law admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association in 1999

Education: Mechanical and Industrial Engineer, graduated from the Engineering School at the Pontifical Catholic University 1976; Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Engineering School at the Pontifical Catholic University 1979; MBA in Business Administration, IBMEC 1988; Patent Technician graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University and the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office 1983; Law School at the Brazilian College of Legal Sciences (1998)

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

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: Admitted to the Brazilian Bar in 1981; Registered Industrial Property Agent

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

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; Recommended by the 2013 edition 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, in the category Intellectual Property; Recommended by the renowned trademark guide WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2013, 2014, and 2015; Recommended by the 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions of the guide IAM Patent 1000; Recommended in IP/Brazil by the guide The Legal 500 – Latin America 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015; 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); Listed among the Brazilian IP leading lawyers by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America

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

Fabiano de Bem da Rocha

Fabiano de Bem da Rocha

fabiano.rocha@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Trademarks , Anti-Counterfeiting , Unfair Competition , Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Description: Partner responsible for the Porto Alegre Office; Attorney at Law registered with the Brazilian Bar Association since 1997

Education: Law Degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul - PUC/RS, 1996; Post-Graduation in Procedural Civil Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC/RS, 2004); Post-Graduation in Industrial Property Law at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA, 2005)

Associations: Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI); Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property (ABPI); Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)

Highlights: President of ASIPI's Normativity Committee (2015-2018); Published books: "Temas de Processo Civil na Propriedade Industrial" (Thomson IOB, São Paulo, 2006) and "Capítulos de Processo Civil na Propriedade Intelectual" (Lumen Juris, Rio de Janeiro, 2009); Honorary advisor and former president of the Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI) – 2010/2011 and 2012/2013 terms; Member of the Executive Committee (as sectional representative of Rio Grande do Sul) of the Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property (ABPI) – 2014/2015 term; Professor at the Course of Civil Procedure in Intellectual Property from the Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI); Intellectual Property professor at the Post-Graduation Course from PUC-RS and FADERGS

Languages: Portuguese | English | Spanish

Fernanda Magalhães

Fernanda Magalhães

fernanda.magalhães@kasznarleonardos.com

Practice Area: Entertainment , Trademarks , Sport Law , Copyrights , Digital Law Personal Information , Advertising , Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Description: Partner; Attorney admitted in Brazil since 2001 and by the Virginia State Bar since 2010.

Education: Law degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO), 2001; LL.M in Intellectual Property, Technology & Commerce from the Franklin Pierce Law Center – University of New Hampshire, 2003.

Highlights: Associations: Member of CONAR´s Ethics Committee (Conselho Nacional de Autoregulamentação Publicitária).

Languages: Portuguese | English | Spanish

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