Considered one of the largest law firms in Brazil, Trench Rossi Watanabe is a comprehensive and cutting edge operation, with expertise in all areas of law. We provide legal services to national and international clients across several markets, helping them to manage their business in an ethical, efficient and innovative way. Our partners and lawyers have solid academic credentials, including PhDs, LLMs and lecturing appointments at prestigious universities in Brazil and around the world. Due to our strategic cooperation with Baker McKenzie, our clients can access a global perspective through one of the most extensive and solid networks in the legal market. With about 200 lawyers and 60 years of experience in Brazil, we offer all the knowledge and confidence needed to deal with Brazilian law and unique business practices.
Our Intellectual Property team has a strong track record of advising clients in connection with marketing, trademark and copyright matters. Our team has advised the country’s leading players across industries such as pharmaceutical, cosmetics and beauty care, consumer goods, IT, media & entertainment, education and others for 60 years.
Our lawyers have been assisting clients navigate trade treaties and protecting them in one of the most complex markets in Latin America. We have extensive experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating copyright-related agreements, including agreements for the development of copyrightable works, publishing agreements, dubbing services agreements, copyright licenses, agreements with talents and technical teams, and others. Our deep knowledge of the media and entertainment industry and understanding of client operations is essential to enable us provide practical and useful advice, assisting our clients to meet their goals with the lowest legal exposure.
Offering complete solutions to our clients ensures greater protection of their intellectual property assets. We work with a large portfolio of national and multinational companies, contributing to industrial property projects, agreements involving intellectual property development, liaising with regulatory bodies, developing brand enforcement strategies, conducting due diligences, and advising on franchising. Our core services include brand prosecution, management, enforcement and advisory, patent prosecution and litigation, advice on trade secrets, unfair competition and regulatory compliance, and strategic legal intellectual property disputes.
involving software related services.
We help our clients properly structure their business to avoid unnecessary speed bumps, obtain protection to assets and interests, get the best tax treatment, and avoid technology disputes. Our team takes every measure to keep our clients nimble and free to do what they do best: innovate.