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Latin America Guide
Firm Profile

Licks Attorneys

Firm Profile

Rio de Janeiro - RJ

  • Profile
  • Rua da Assembleia, 10/4108
  • Rio de Janeiro - RJ
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brazil
  • 20011-901

Firm profile submitted by Licks Attorneys

Managing Partner: Otto Licks
Number of partners worldwide: 8
Number of professionals: 170
Latin America Offices: Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
International Offices: Toyko

Liliane Roriz
Email: [email protected]

Nuno Carvalho
Email: nun[email protected]

Regis Arslanian
Email: [email protected]

Partner: Otto Licks
Email: [email protected]

Carlos Aboim
Email: [email protected]

Eduardo Hallak
Email: [email protected]

Rodrigo Souto Maior
Email: [email protected]

Felipe Mesquita
Email: [email protected]

Licks Attorneys is a Brazilian top tier law firm, recognised for successfully handling large and strategic litigation and counselling in Brazil. Over the last 20 years, the firm has handled complex patent prosecution, litigation, policy making and regulatory matters, giving advice to companies seeking to protect top blockbusters in Brazil.

The firm has offices in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Tokyo, offering a comprehensive range of legal services related to the development, deployment and use of technology.

The firm aggressively invests in technical and human resources to provide a unique blend of technical and legal expertise. It has the largest patent litigation practice and can offer the complete range of services involving the acquisition, enforcement and licensing of IP rights in Brazil.

Licks has a strong expertise in the areas of intellectual property, life sciences, food and drug, cyber law, telecommunications and oil and gas. The firm grown steadily, while expanding into areas of practice closely associated with its core capabilities.

The firm’s success rate stands above the competitors and it has been involved in the most significant lawsuits in Brazil. Licks is the most proactive firm in assisting clients to successfully expedite patent examination before the Brazilian Patent Office.

The firm represented the largest number of clients in cases against the Brazilian Food and Drugs Administration (ANVISA), working mainly for the international pharmaceutical research community.

Licks has a motivated and multi-lingual team, with the background and capabilities to advise companies of all sizes from across the globe. The client portfolio includes Fortune 500 companies as well as several global companies. It has a number of foreign-trained attorneys and partners – some of whom have more than 20 years’ experience.

■ Patent Litigation
■ Strategic Patent Prosecution
■ Policy Making & Government Relations
■ Unfair Competition
■ Trademark
■ Copyright
■ Food & Drug
■ Life Science
■ Cyber Law, E-commerce & Software
■ Cyber Security, Privacy
■ Counselling & Transactional
■ Regulatory
■ Complex Business Litigation

Portuguese, English, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Italian, Spanish.


  • Rua da Assembleia, 10/4108 ,
  • Rio de Janeiro - RJ,
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brazil
  • 20011-901
  • Tel +55 21 3550 3700
  • Fax +55 21 3550 3777
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website :
  • Rua George Ohm,
  • 230-A/112,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 04576-020
  • Tel +55 11 3033 3700
  • Fax +55 11 3033 3777
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Chiyoda Kaikan Bldg. 6F 1-6-17,
  • Kudan Minami,
  • Chiyoda-Ku,
  • Tokyo,
  • Tokyo-to
  • Japan
  • 102-0074
  • Tel +81 3 6256 8972
  • Fax +81 6735 8982
  • Email : [email protected]