Antonio Murta Filho

Antonio Murta Filho

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Practice areas

  • Trademarks
  • Unfair competition
  • Patents
  • Copyrights and software
  • Dispute resolution and border protection
  • Regulatory

Founding partner of Murta Goyanes Advogados, Antonio Murta Filho has more then 25 years of experience in Intelectual Property. Often quoted in international guides, such as Chambers Global and WTR 1000, Murta is also a State Attorney of Rio de Janeiro and a member of AIPPI, of the “Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee” (International Trademark Association’s – INTA), of the “Unfair Competition Team” of Marques, and member of the Board of Directors  of the Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property – ABPI.

Professional experience

  • Worked at renowned law firms specializing on intellectual property law since 1992
  • State Attorney of Rio de Janeiro approved by public contest in 1998
  • Court-appointed expert in IP litigation since 1998
  • Convenor and Professor of Trademark Law in the Industrial Property specialisation course for judges of the Federal Courts (2003)
  • Professor of the Intellectual Property Law Postgraduate Program at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (from 1999 to 2009)
  • Associate Professor in Commercial Law and Intellectual Property Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (from 1993 to 2009)

Admissions

  • Brazilian Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association (INTA) – Member of the Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee
  • MARQUES, European Association – Member of the “Unfair Competition Team”
  • International Association for Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) – Member of the Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property (ABPI) – Member of the Director board

Education

  • Post-Graduation degree in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)

Languages

Portuguese and English