Roberto Carapeto

Attorney at Law


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Roberto Carapeto

Attorney at Law


カラペト・ホベルトはLicks Attorneysの東京オフィスを担当している弁護士である。カラペト弁護士は知財専門の事務所や総合法律事務所にて実務家として経験があるだけでなく、研究者としても経験豊富である。不正競争防止を含む知的財産権に関する紛争解決、模倣品対策や総合の知的財産権法のサポートが主な専門である。また、グローバル企業のために、知的財産の権利化のサポートから、技術移転やライセンス等の権利行使の仕事も多く取扱っている。



+ Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Japanese
  • English
  • Spanish

+ Practice Areas
  • Patents
  • Trademark, Trade Dress & Publicity Rights Matters
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Copyright
  • Industrial Designs
  • Licensing & Technology Transfer
  • Patents

+ Representative Cases
+ Professional Highlights
  • Member on a Research Commision of the JPO for an investigation on the state of protection in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Russia and India, on November and December, 2014.
  • Lecturer at the 2014 Patent Information Fair & Conference, on “Brazilian Patent Law: Important features and talking points from practice”, on November 6th, 2014.
  • Lecturer at the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) Software Patent Group Seminar, on “Software Patents in Brazil”, on February 5th, 2014.
  • Professor on the “Introductory Workshop on South American Intellectual Property”, at the Institute of Intellectual Property between August 2013 and March 2014.
  • Lecturer at the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) 4th Congress of Kanto’s Electric Engineering Group, on “The current situation of the Brazilian Patent Law and what to expect”, on December 5th, 2013.
  • Lecturer at the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) Kinki Branch, on a workshop on Brazilian Patent Law, on August 27th, 2013.
  • Lecturer at the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) Kantou Branch Seminar, “Intellectual Property System and Emerging Countries: Latin America Major Powers (Brazil-Mexico)”, on March 15th, 2013.
  • Lecturer at Waseda University, “Trends on Brazil Trademark Law, Copyright Law”, on September 20th, 2012. • Lecturer on NGB IP Research Institute’s Asia & Brics Intellectual Property Rights Seminar, “Talking topics on Brazilian IP in 2012”, on June 5th, 2012.
  • Professor on the lecture on “Introduction to Brazilian Intellectual Property Law”, at the E-Learning System (Continuous Education) of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA), 2011.
  • Speaker at the 2010 Meeting of the University Technology Transfer Association of Japan, on the panel “Stregthening Global Patent Protection: Issues when prosecuting in United States, EPC, Russia, China, South Korea and Brazil”, on September 25th, 2010.

Author or co-author of the following recent publications, amongst others:

  • Author of “Considerations on Mexican Trademark Law”, article published in “Chizaiken Forum” (知財研フォーラム) 2015 Summer Vol.102 Issue: August 2015. • Author of “Patent Backlog and Expediting Patents in Brazil”, article published in “Chizaiken Forum” (知財研フォーラム) 2015 Winter Vol.100 Issue: February 2015.
  • Author of “Industrial property rights in Latin America: In Search of the proper balance”, article published in “Chizaiken Forum” (知財研フォーラム) 2014 Summer Vol.98 Issue: July 2014.
  • Author of “Anti-counterfeiting and Intellectual Property Protection in Brazil towards the World Cup and the Olympic Games”, article published in “IP Management Review” (IPマネジメントレビュー) No. 11: December 13, 2013.
  • Author of “IP litigation in Brazil - Procedural Law Issues”, article published in “Chizaiken Forum” (知財研フォーラム) 2013 Winter 92 Issue: February 2013.

+ Representative Experiences
+ Affiliations
  • ‍Brazilian Bar Association (OAB – RJ);
  • Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI);
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property;
  • Câmara de Comércio Brasileira no Japão;
  • International Trademark Association (INTA).

+ Education
  • MA in Law, Intellectual Property Law, Waseda University Graduate School of Law (2014).
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (2009).
  • Academic Exchange at Waseda University School of International Liberal Studies (2007).

+ Publications