Our Firm

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: 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.

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

Education: Doctorate in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo - USP (2007); Masters (LL.M.) in International Law from the University of São Paulo - USP (2001); Masters (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 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 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); Masters 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

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; 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; Attorney at Law member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 1997; Responsible for the Porto Alegre Office.

Education: Post-graduated in Industrial Property Law from University of Buenos Aires - UBA (2005); Post-graduated in Procedural Civil Law from PUC-RS (2004); Graduated in Law from PUC-RS (1996).

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: Marketing & Entertainment Law , Trademarks , Sports Law , Copyrights , Digital Law Personal Information , Advertising , Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Description: Partner; Attorney at Law member of the Brazilian Bar Association since since 2001 and by the Virginia State Bar since 2010; Responsible for Marketing & Entertainment Law area.

Education: Masters (LL.M.) in LL.M in Intellectual Property, Technology & Commerce from Franklin Pierce Law Center – University of New Hampshire (2003); Graduated in Law from PUC-RJ (2001).

Associations: Member of CONAR's Ethics Committee (Conselho Nacional de Autoregulamentação Publicitária); Member of INTA´s Right of Publicity Committee (2018 - 2019)

Languages: Portuguese | English | Spanish

INTERNATIONALLY-RECOGNISED EXPERIENCE

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