Philippe Bhering

Partner at Bhering Advogados

Philippe Bhering has an LLB from the Candido Mendes University of Rio de Janeiro and an LLM from Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich.

He has worked as a guest researcher at the Max Planck Institute and as a research assistant at the International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation. He is a current PhD candidate at Ludwig-Maximilians University.

Mr Bhering has authored several articles for important national and foreign IP-focused publications. His expertise in intellectual property has been recognised by a number of such publications.

Further, Mr Bhering is an active participant in national and international associations of the IP community and he often delivers lectures on relevant topics in the area. His international experience is enhanced by his active engagement in the legal committees of international associations.

He is consistently recognised as a leading lawyer in Brazil in intellectual property by renowned international publications such as Chambers and Partners Global, Chambers Latin America, Who’s Who, Legal 500, WTR 1000, IAM Patent 1000, Leaders League, Managing Intellectual Property, WIPR Leaders and the Brazilian reference publication Análise 500.

Mr Bhering is a member of the following associations:

  • the Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo);
  • the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (member of the board of directors for the 2018-2019 term);
  • INTA;
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht eV;
  • MARQUES, the Association of European Trademark Owners;
  • the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats;
  • the European Communities Trademark Association; and
  • the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.

Mr Bhering specialises in trademarks, patents, copyright, software, e-commerce, licensing, enforcement against unfair competition and counterfeiting, and IP litigation, both in civil and criminal spheres.

He speaks Portuguese, English and German.

Professional associations

  • GRUR
  • INTA

Firm details

Bhering Advogados
Avenida Doutor Cardoso de Melo 900
9th floor
Sao Paulo SP 04548-003

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