Daniel Law Appoints Viviane Kunisawa as New Partner Life Sciences Partner

The new partner will strengthen the firm's capabilities in the life sciences and agribusiness sectors.

Posted mercredi, septembre 20 2023
Daniel Law Appoints Viviane Kunisawa as New Partner Life Sciences Partner

In a significant development that took place in August, Daniel Law, a prominent Brazilian intellectual property firm, announced Viviane Yumy Kunisawa as its newest partner. This strategic addition aims to bolster the firm's capabilities in regulatory affairs within the life sciences and agribusiness sectors.

Viviane Kunisawa's educational background features a Bachelor of Laws degree from Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (Uerj), a Master's degree from the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, and a doctorate from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, both in Germany. She has made valuable contributions to her field through her research fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, in addition to her role as a guest researcher at the Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo.

With a career spanning over twenty years in the field of intellectual property, Viviane has established herself as a specialist in patent enforcement and unfair competition cases, with a particular focus on the pharmaceutical and agribusiness domains. Her prior experience includes roles at renowned agribusiness conglomerate Syngenta and a prominent intellectual property law firm, Licks Attorneys, before assuming her current position at Daniel Law.

Furthermore, Viviane has been instrumental in developing a defense strategy for compliance with biosafety standards and also played a pivotal role in crucial regulatory affairs within her sectors of expertise. Her accomplishments include leading the legal strategy for enforcing regulatory data protection for an agrochemical company, ensuring that generic registration applications are not accepted before the expiration of the protection period.