Licks Attorneys


Oscar Niemeyer, 2000, 9th floor, Aqwa Corporate - 20220-297
Rio de Janeiro


Tel:+55 21 3550 3700

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Partner: Otto Licks
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Partner: Liliane Roriz
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Partner: Carlos Aboim
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Partner: Eduardo Hallak
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Partner: Rodrigo Souto Maior
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Partner: Rob Rodrigues
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Partner: Felipe Mesquita
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Partner: Tatiana Machado
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Quick facts:

Established: 2011
Number of Partners: 17
Number of IP Practitioners: 185
Languages : English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Licks Attorneys is one of Brazil’s most respected law firms in litigation. Our commitment to clients is unprecedent in the country. We focus on complex litigation and our lawyers have an outstanding track-record handling the most high-profile intellectual property and regulatory disputes in Brazil. Our practice shapes the development and direction of intellectual property and technology law.

We have the largest patent litigation practice in the country. It is involved in almost every single high-profile case involving complex technologies in Brazil. With outstanding results, Licks has the most successful telecom practice enforcing Standard Essential Patents against implementers.

Licks Attorneys´ Patent Prosecution group consists of professionals with technical background and well experienced lawyers. This combination has produced a 100% success rate in expediting patent prosecution before federal court and a 88% of allowance before the BRPTO.

With offices in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Curitiba and Tokyo, our team combines industry knowledge with legal expertise to assist a wide-variety of Fortune 500 to high-tech start-ups in Brazil.

Our multidisciplinary attorneys have handled complex commercial and corporate claims over the last 20 years in major sectors including technology, the internet, telecommunications, life sciences, medical device, and finance.

At Licks Attorneys, we don’t just solve problems we anticipate issues before they arise and help you plan accordingly. This carefully-crafted approach is why we are Brazil’s leading firm in litigation and patent prosecution. Our clients’ interests are the foundation to everything we do, and we will always seek the quickest and most cost-effective solutions for them.

This combination has produced a 100% success rate in expediting patent prosecution before federal court one of the biggest rates of allowance before the BRPTO.

  • First Brazilian law firm to open an office in Tokyo, covering all Asian clients in local language and timezone.
  • French and German Desks
  • 3000+ Cases litigated since 2011
  • +85% Overall litigation success
  • 100% Success rate in expediting patent prosecution before Federal Courts
  • Largest patent prosecution practice in Brazil
  • Top 10 in Patent Prosecution Firm Filings
  • Top 5 in PPH Requests



Practice Areas: Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, Trade mark prosecution, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark

Sector Expertise: Telecommunication, Technology hardware, Pharmaceutical, Oil & gas, Mechanical, Life sciences, Internet, Food & beverage, Electronics, E-commerce, Computer technology & services, Chemical, Biotechnology, Automotive, Artificial intelligence, Electrical



Last updated 10 August 2021