Another year is coming to a close and once again, Licks Attorneys and Otto Licks are recognized by Who´s Who Legal 2016 (WWL) for exceptional performances in the categories of Life Sciences and Patents in Brazil. Since 1996 Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law.Life SciencesOtto Licks was selected as one of four Most Highly Regarded Individuals for his specialism in the life sciences sector. Nominees are selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.“At São Paulo-based Licks Attorneys, founder Otto Licks is celebrated as a “phenomenal litigator” in the IP and life sciences sectors. He provides clients with tremendous expertise built up from over 20 years of engagements in complex pharmaceutical patent infringement disputes.”Licks Attorneys was once again recognized for its prestigious Life Sciences practice. Licks Attorneys´ Life Sciences practice is creative and uses their highly regarded experience and expertise to outperform other firms and constantly creates the new standard.PatentsOtto Licks was ranked by Who’s Who Legal as one of the Most Highly Regarded Individuals in the patent practice area in Brazil. Otto Licks earned this top 3 ranking and recognition for his proactive approach, innovation and his continuous successful outcomes on high profile cases that sets him apart from the rest.“At Rio-based Licks Attorneys, founding partner Otto Licks is deemed “one of the dominant Brazilian players in patent litigation”. His impressive practice focusses on intellectual property and life sciences in the telecommunications, medical devices and IT sectors.”Licks Attorneys was also recognized for its prestigious and energic Patent practice, with a highly specialized team that adapts quickly to the ever-changing environment to achieve quality and positive results.