For over 60 years Silveiro Advogados has been on the cutting edge of legal practice. Originally established in Porto Alegre, Silveiro Advogados provides high-end legal services in a variety of practice areas throughout the country. The firm has developed a recognizable culture of working hand-in-hand with clients, searching for the root of the problem and looking for solutions to meet long-term needs.
The IP&IT department has 3 partners based in Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre and offers a full range of services for protecting intellectual property and for resolving IP disputes. The team pioneered online domain name dispute resolution proceedings and is nationally recognized on protection of intangible assets on digital channels. The Firm provides crisis management support on cyber incidents and data breaches and is a leading provider of legal support to some of the largest Brazilian companies on compliance with the Legal Framework for the Internet (Marco Civil) and especially with the new Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD), regulations that requires businesses to adopt broad policies and measures to protect privacy and security information.
Silveiro was the first Brazilian firm to register trademarks on the ICANN Trademark Clearinghouse and on the Domains Protected Marks List mechanism (DPML) and represents 3 of the 7 Brazilian brand applications to operate New gTLDs before the ICANN. The Firm is also known for having a team with strong international credentials (including LL.M., post-graduation studies, working experiences and certifications in the United States, Argentina, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Netherlands).