Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello is a Brazilian IP law firm, which was the result of a 2010 merger between two leading firms in this field: Montaury Pimenta, founded in 1939 and Vieira de Mello, founded in 1929.
With its head office in Rio de Janeiro, close to the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office and only a few blocks away from the IP specialized federal and state courts, our firm provides advice across all aspects of IP practice. We also have a satellite office in São Paulo. The firm’s services include strategic advice, legal analysis, IP litigation, patent and trademark filings & prosecution, FTO´s, searches, oppositions, invalidation actions, domain names, franchise, licensing, technology transfer and administrative/judicial disputes.
The firm also assists in the process of negotiating settlements and taking actions before both national and international arbitration chambers. In order to provide the highest level of service for our clients, who frequently require fast and reliable coverage in other Brazilian states and worldwide, the firm has forged alliances with carefully selected partners to support their needs. Today we count on a team of nearly 150 professionals, among these 35 partners.
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello is dedicated to establishing high quality relationships with each client, providing individualized and cost-effective services to a diversified portfolio of companies including small and medium-sized enterprises, multinationals, research institutes and other public entities.
Our clients have regular contact with the professional in charge of the case and we always seek to put forward useful suggestions and constructive solutions. Our reputation was built on expertise, availability and pro-activeness in defending our client’s IP rights, as well as our multidisciplinary approach in all areas of IP practice.