Gabriel Francisco Leonardos
is a lawyer and senior partner at Kasznar Leonardos and Head of the Licensing & Litigation Departments of the firm’s Rio de Janeiro Office. His expertise covers litigation before the courts in IP law, consulting services on licensing agreements, patents, trade marks, copyrights and unfair competition, trade-mark prosecution, and arbitration and mediation in IP and contract law. He regularly contributes to industry publications. Memberships include FICPI, LES (Former President of LES Brazil), and AHK (German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, of which Mr Leonardos is Honorary President). Mr Leonardos is a Judge in the Ethics Court of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), Vice-President of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI) and a Board Member of the Rio de Janeiro State Bar (OAB/RJ).