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
Viviane Kunisawa


Licks Attorneys is a Brazilian top tier law firm, recognized for successfully handling large and strategic litigation and counselling in Brazil. Over the last 20 years, its attorneys have handled complex patent prosecution, litigation, policy making and regulatory matters, giving advice to companies seeking to protect top blockbusters in Brazil.

The firm has offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasilia and Tokyo, offering a comprehensive range of legal services related to the development, deployment and use of technology. The firm aggressively invests in technical and human resources to provide a unique blend of technical and legal expertise. It has the largest patent litigation practice, and can offer the complete range of services involving the acquisition, enforcement and licensing of IP rights in Brazil.

Licks has a strong expertise in the areas of Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, Food & Drug, Cyber Law, Telecommunications and Oil & Gas. The firm has been growing steadily, while expanding into areas of practice closely associated with its core capabilities.

The success rate stands above the competitors and the firm is involved in the most significant lawsuits in Brazil. It is the most proactive firm assisting clients to successfully expedite patent examination before the Brazilian Patent Office.

The firm represented the largest number of clients in cases against the Brazilian Food and Drugs Administration (ANVISA), working mainly for the international pharmaceutical research community.

Licks has a motivated and multi-lingual team, with the background and capabilities to advise companies of all sizes from across the globe. The client portfolio includes Fortune 500 companies as well as several global companies. It has a number of foreign-trained attorneys and partners – some of whom have more than 20 years’ experience.


  • Antitrust and Competition Law

  • Complex Business Litigation

  • Copyright

  • Counseling and Transactional

  • Cyber Law, e-commerce and software

  • Cyber Security, Privacy

  • Food and Drug, Life science

  • Patent Litigation

  • Policy Making and Government Relations

  • Regulatory

  • Strategic Patent Prosecution

  • Trademark

  • Unfair Competition