Licks Attorneys

Rua da Assembleia 10/4108
20011-901 Rio de Janeiro
Display phone number +55 21 3550-3700
Liliane Roriz
Nuno Carvalho
Regis Arslanian
Otto Licks
Carlos Aboim
Eduardo Hallak
Rodrigo Souto Maior
Felipe Mesquita
Alexandre Dalmasso


Licks Attorney’s team, over the last years, has handled complex litigation, strategic counselling, policy making, IP prosecution, regulatory and antitrust matters, representing and giving advice to global companies from different industries seeking to protect blockbusters and strategic interests in Brazil. With offices in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Tokyo, we have the background, experience and technological capabilities to serve companies of all sizes.

Our firm has the largest patent litigation practice and can offer a complete range of services involving the acquisition, procurement, prosecution, enforcement and licensing of Intellectual Property rights in Brazil. We also have broad and unique experience in all proceedings and matters involving the antitrust law. In addition, we have extensive expertise in industries like Telecommunications, Technology, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and the Auto Industry. We have been growing steadily, while expanding into areas of practice closely associated with our core capabilities.

Our success rate stands above competitors’ and we are involved in the most significant lawsuits in Brazil. Licks prosecution services are fully integrated with our litigation and transactional areas. We are able to assist our clients in the entire lifecycle of any IP assets, from branding and innovation processes to registration, from licensing and enforcement to due diligence and sale of IP rights in Brazil.

Our prosecution team counts on professionals, with technical background and knowledgeable expertise in handling administrative proceedings before governmental agencies and other local authorities with regards to patents, industrial designs, trademarks and copyrights.

Licks’ team understands that the Brazilian and South American markets are difficult markets to navigate, especially for foreign companies. In this regard, our team is constantly gathering top notch intelligence and organizing it in easy to understand material. We are able to provide you with the best information about Brazil and assist our clients in better understanding this part of the globe. Our client portfolio includes Fortune 500 companies as well as several global companies.


  • Litigation

  • Patent and Trademark Prosecution

  • Policy-Making and Regulatory Services

  • Strategic Counselling

  • Antitrust

  • Regulatory

  • Arbitration

  • Compliance