Intellectual Property and Entertainment

The firm works in the areas of Intellectual Property and Entertainment and Social Communication Law offering personalized legal counsel.

Intellectual Property, it is possible to highlight the following activities:

  • Analysis, protection and defense of the intellectual property rights in general
  • Analysis, negotiation and drafting of contracts de protection, assignment and licensing of copyrights (intellectual work, software) and industrial property rights (trademarks, patents, industrial design, geographic indications and cultivars)
  • Legal advice on the legislation for the protection of copyrights and industrial property rights
  • Assistance in the procedures for registration and release of copyrights, software, domain name, corporate name, trademarks, patents, geographic indications and cultivars
  • Drafting of objections, appeals and administrative nullities before the competent agencies
  • Patent exploitation contracts
  • Trademark use contracts
  • Acquisition of technological know-how and transfer of technology
  • Technical and scientific service contracts
  • Franchise contracts
  • Assistance for the qualification and obtainment of “Creative Commons” licenses and all other types of licensing for open-source software in general
  • Assistance, negotiation and work in matters involving unfair competition
  • Assistance, negotiation and work in matters relative to advertising in general

In the area of Entertainment and Social Communication Law, we have worked in the following fronts:

  • Open broadcast and paid television, including assistance and work in regulatory agencies, such as the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL), the National Film Agency (ANCINE) and The Ministry of Culture
  • Cinema, including showcases and Festivals, as well as assistance and work in regulatory agencies, such as ANCINE and the Ministry of Culture
  • Producers and distributors of audiovisual works
  • Cultural projects and tax incentives before ANCINE, the Ministry of Culture and similar state and municipal agencies/programs
  • Musical producers, editors and recorders, counting on guidance related to the Central Office for Collection and Distribution of Musical Copyrights (ECAD)
  • Theater
  • Museums
  • Sports, including advice in transmission rights and arena rights