300+

Professionals

2,600+

Cases litigated since 2011

290+

Patent litigation: Trial + Appeal

5

Offices

95,4%

Preliminary injunctions SEPs adjudication success

Top 3

Patent prosecution firm in PCT

Top 5

In PPH prosecution

91%

Allowance rate of patent applications

25+

Standard essential patent evaluations

Largest number

Of patent specialist per application

300+

Professionals

2,600+

Cases litigated since 2011

290+

Patent litigation: Trial + Appeal

5

Offices

95,4%

Preliminary injunctions SEPs adjudication success

Top 3

Patent prosecution firm in PCT

Top 5

In PPH prosecution

91%

Allowance rate of patent applications

25+

Standard essential patent evaluations

Largest number

Of patent specialist per application

Practice Areas & Sectors

Litigation

Licks Attorneys has an outstanding reputation for complex litigation in Brazil. We combine legal expertise, unparalleled industry knowledge and a pragmatic approach to dispute resolution. The firm has an overall success rate of 82.7% and has been engaged in some of Brazil’s highest-profile IP, life sciences, and technology cases.

Government Affairs & International Relations

Licks Attorneys assists clients to achieve business goals by providing advice that aligns legal experience with strategic advocacy. We have developed a unique approach combining industry knowledge, legal thinking, and policy making expertise. We work across the globe for our national and international clients. We work closely with foreign governments, public agencies and intergovernmental organizations in charge of the global protection of IP, as well as develop partnerships with enterprises and business associations. By operating in different sectors, we can deliver a holistic positioning for your company.

Regulatory

Understanding the business is of paramount importance to fully assess the impact of regulations. Our specialists have technical background in pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, and engineering. Our lawyers have years of experience in the regulated sectors : life sciences – including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agrochemical - telecom and infrastructure.

Patents

Licks Attorneys stands out in this area. Our team of patent prosecutors and litigators, known as one of the most acclaimed in Brazil, provides high-quality client services. From first filing an application, to the last appeal and post-grant opposition, we make sure we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to each client’s need.

Media & Entertainment

Our award-winning intellectual property practice, combined with our vast experience in corporate law, licensing and commercial transactions, are a unique combination for a Brazilian law firm, acknowledged as top-notch by our clients in the media & entertainment industry.

Trademarks

Licks Attorneys has one of the most innovative trademark teams in the country. We understand how important it is to ensure our clients achieve the most robust trademark protection possible to safeguard their business interests and further their commercial goals.

Cyber Security & Data Protection

We have one of the most sophisticated practice in Brazil. Our team follows every single change in the technological landscape and how legal structures might impact the business.

Compliance

Ever since the rumors of financial scandals occurred at the beginning of the new millennium, the compliance culture has spread to large corporations in the form of compliance programs and in the hiring of Compliance Officers, making it easier to consolidate cultures.

Industrial Design

The industrial design registration provides its owner the right to prevent third-parties from producing, selling, using or importing a product with the same design without his consent. Licks Attorneys also stands out in this area, as we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to the client´s needs.

Antitrust & Competition

We are proud to successfully represent our clients in every aspect of their business. Our experience covers the full range of complex litigation matters, including antitrust.

Copyright & Software

Our firm has achieved significant results for national and international clients in complex disputes involving copyright and software. Our deep knowledge of the Brazilian legal framework applicable to creation, ownership, derivative works, fair use and infringement of artistic works allows us to provide outstanding advice to our clients in litigation and criminal prosecution matters.

Life Sciences

Licks has the largest life sciences litigation in the country. Our industry-focused practice makes us a leader in complex cases. Were present all industry sectors, ranging from startups to multinational corporations. These companies trust us with their most challenging problems. We give back results. Our specialists have technical background in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology and engineering.

Plant Variety Protection

When it comes to the enforcement of plant breeder’s rights, Licks Attorneys pursues excellence in its services and provides full assistance for its clients. Equipped with a high-performance team that has deep knowledge and experience in this subject, Licks is prepared to fully assist holders that seek protection for their rights in Brazil.

Telecom & IoT

We are no stranger to high-stakes disputes. Clients turn to us for assistance with their most complex legal issues. We successfully represent clients ranging from small companies to Fortune 500 corporations in matters before the Brazilian courts, the Brazilian FCC (ANATEL), Federal Government, and Department of Transportation.

Corporate & Transactions

Licks Attorneys is proud to have successfully assisted clients set up their businesses in Brazil and run licensing, corporate and commercial transactions in Brazil and Latin American countries. Our technical team works seamlessly with our legal team to deliver the best results in due diligences and licensing of Intellectual Property assets.

Infrastructure

We represent national and international companies before regulators, court of auditors, the Judiciary and arbitral tribunals. Our team has in-depth experience in litigation and legal assistance of complex infrastructure cases, in various areas of expertise.

Arbitration

We handle complex disputes in a wide variety of industries, including life sciences, energy, mining, manufacturing, transportation, telecommunications, insurance, construction, and finance.

Defense

We have a large experience in assisting clients from the defense and military sectors, for instance with public procurement and contracts involving the Brazilian Government.

Litigation

Licks Attorneys has an outstanding reputation for complex litigation in Brazil. We combine legal expertise, unparalleled industry knowledge and a pragmatic approach to dispute resolution. The firm has an overall success rate of 82.7% and has been engaged in some of Brazil’s highest-profile IP, life sciences, and technology cases.

Government Affairs & International Relations

Licks Attorneys assists clients to achieve business goals by providing advice that aligns legal experience with strategic advocacy. We have developed a unique approach combining industry knowledge, legal thinking, and policy making expertise. We work across the globe for our national and international clients. We work closely with foreign governments, public agencies and intergovernmental organizations in charge of the global protection of IP, as well as develop partnerships with enterprises and business associations. By operating in different sectors, we can deliver a holistic positioning for your company.

Regulatory

Understanding the business is of paramount importance to fully assess the impact of regulations. Our specialists have technical background in pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, and engineering. Our lawyers have years of experience in the regulated sectors : life sciences – including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agrochemical - telecom and infrastructure.

Patents

Licks Attorneys stands out in this area. Our team of patent prosecutors and litigators, known as one of the most acclaimed in Brazil, provides high-quality client services. From first filing an application, to the last appeal and post-grant opposition, we make sure we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to each client’s need.

Media & Entertainment

Our award-winning intellectual property practice, combined with our vast experience in corporate law, licensing and commercial transactions, are a unique combination for a Brazilian law firm, acknowledged as top-notch by our clients in the media & entertainment industry.

Trademarks

Licks Attorneys has one of the most innovative trademark teams in the country. We understand how important it is to ensure our clients achieve the most robust trademark protection possible to safeguard their business interests and further their commercial goals.

Cyber Security & Data Protection

We have one of the most sophisticated practice in Brazil. Our team follows every single change in the technological landscape and how legal structures might impact the business.

Compliance

Ever since the rumors of financial scandals occurred at the beginning of the new millennium, the compliance culture has spread to large corporations in the form of compliance programs and in the hiring of Compliance Officers, making it easier to consolidate cultures.

Industrial Design

The industrial design registration provides its owner the right to prevent third-parties from producing, selling, using or importing a product with the same design without his consent. Licks Attorneys also stands out in this area, as we offer the best legal support and strategic counseling according to the client´s needs.

Antitrust & Competition

We are proud to successfully represent our clients in every aspect of their business. Our experience covers the full range of complex litigation matters, including antitrust.

Copyright & Software

Our firm has achieved significant results for national and international clients in complex disputes involving copyright and software. Our deep knowledge of the Brazilian legal framework applicable to creation, ownership, derivative works, fair use and infringement of artistic works allows us to provide outstanding advice to our clients in litigation and criminal prosecution matters.

Life Sciences

Licks has the largest life sciences litigation in the country. Our industry-focused practice makes us a leader in complex cases. Were present all industry sectors, ranging from startups to multinational corporations. These companies trust us with their most challenging problems. We give back results. Our specialists have technical background in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology and engineering.

Plant Variety Protection

When it comes to the enforcement of plant breeder’s rights, Licks Attorneys pursues excellence in its services and provides full assistance for its clients. Equipped with a high-performance team that has deep knowledge and experience in this subject, Licks is prepared to fully assist holders that seek protection for their rights in Brazil.

Telecom & IoT

We are no stranger to high-stakes disputes. Clients turn to us for assistance with their most complex legal issues. We successfully represent clients ranging from small companies to Fortune 500 corporations in matters before the Brazilian courts, the Brazilian FCC (ANATEL), Federal Government, and Department of Transportation.

Corporate & Transactions

Licks Attorneys is proud to have successfully assisted clients set up their businesses in Brazil and run licensing, corporate and commercial transactions in Brazil and Latin American countries. Our technical team works seamlessly with our legal team to deliver the best results in due diligences and licensing of Intellectual Property assets.

Infrastructure

We represent national and international companies before regulators, court of auditors, the Judiciary and arbitral tribunals. Our team has in-depth experience in litigation and legal assistance of complex infrastructure cases, in various areas of expertise.

Arbitration

We handle complex disputes in a wide variety of industries, including life sciences, energy, mining, manufacturing, transportation, telecommunications, insurance, construction, and finance.

Defense

We have a large experience in assisting clients from the defense and military sectors, for instance with public procurement and contracts involving the Brazilian Government.

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WWL
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