About Rafael Lacaz Amaral

Rafael Lacaz Amaral litigates in IP matters before the state and federal courts, and provides consulting services on licensing agreements, patents, trade marks, copyrights and unfair competition, as well as trade mark prosecution, arbitration and mediation in the IP field. He is also the co-ordinator of the firm’s anti-piracy and compliance team, with a special focus on the software and entertainment industries. He is a board member of the ABPI and a regular guest professor of IP law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and the Getulio Vargas Foundation. A registered court expert in IP matters at the State Courts in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Mr Lacaz Amaral speaks Portuguese, English and French.


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