“Is an expert litigator at both the state and federal level.”
IAM Patent 1000: Patent Litigation 2023
“Highly experienced litigator who spearheads important pharmaceutical and high-technology campaigns”
IAM Patent 1000: Patent Litigation 2022
“He knows the Brazilian judicial system very well and has a great appreciation for which avenues to select to get the desired outcome.”
IAM Patent 1000: Patent Litigation 2021
Carlos Aboim is one of the founding partners at Licks Attorneys and is one of our leaders at the Rio de Janeiro office. Mr. Aboim has more than 20 years of experience as a trial and appellate litigator before state and federal courts. Since 2002, his practice has been focused on complex disputes and leading cases in intellectual property, unfair competition, competition law and regulatory compliance – mainly in the areas of life sciences and information technology. With substantial first-chair trial and appellate experience in lawsuits relating to pharmaceutical, medical device, computer system, telecommunications, and other industries, he also advises multinational clients in international disputes.
Having received an LL.M in Intellectual Property Law from The George Washington University (class of 2010), he worked as a fulltime intern for the Honorable Chief Judge Randall Rader, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Aboim is a frequent speaker at domestic and international events related to his areas of expertise, such as the LESI 2013 Annual Conference, the Institute of Brazilian Attorneys , and the II ILA Conference, having also lectured at the Federal Government Revenue on enforcement of industrial property rights based on the TRIPs agreement in 2006. He is a member of the Special Commission on Federal Judiciary Matters of the Rio de Janeiro State Chapter of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-RJ) has authored publications on IP and software protection (WIPR).