Luiz Leonardos

Partner of Litigation Department at Luiz Leonardos & Advogados

Luiz Leonardos is an attorney at law and an industrial property agent. He is a partner in the firm’s litigation department. His practice focuses on the administrative and judicial litigation of patents, trademarks and geographical indications.

Mr Leonardos’s career highlights include being:

  • part of the official Brazilian delegation to the 1967 Stockholm Conference on Intellectual Property, destined to review the International Convention s relative to Copyrights and Industrial Property;
  • general reporter (1979-1985) and president (1986-1991) of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association, and a member since the association’s foundation in 1964;
  • executive vice president (1992-1995), executive president (1995-1998) and member of honour of the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle; and
  • honorary member of the International Federation of Consultants in Industrial Property.

Mr Leonardos is also a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, the Brazilian Industrial Property Agents' Association, and the Licensing Executives Society Brasil.

Mr Leonardos holds a law degree from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (1958), a post-graduate degree in legal research from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (1968) and an LLM from Gama Filho University (1984).

He speaks Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

Professional associations

  • ABPI
  • FICPI
  • AIPPI

Firm details

Luiz Leonardos & Advogados
Avenida Rio Branco 80
6th Floor
Rio de Janeiro 20040-070
Brazil

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