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Otto Licks is a founding partner at Licks Attorneys, a Brazilian law firm with over 270 people among its offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília, Curitiba and Tokyo as well as a French and German Desk. Otto is an expert on complex litigation and policy making, with over 23 years of experience representing international clients in life sciences (small molecules, biologicals, agrochemicals and medical devices), telecom, electronics and internet. He has established a reputation as a trial and appellate practice specialist, focusing on preliminary and permanent injunctions and monetization (damages and licensing), advising clients primarily on patent, trade secrets, unfair competition and regulatory data exclusivity, government procurement, food and drug and regulatory of telecom and internet. He has been the first chair in over 100 cases, from TROs and ex-parte injunctions up to leading cases before the Brazilian Supreme Court. Otto has published extensively in his areas of expertise and has been recognized by some of the most important international rankings. He is Vice Chair for the Global Series Committee(FCBA) and is an accomplished speaker in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.