Marcelo Goyanes

Marcelo Goyanes

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Practice areas

  • Trademarks
  • Media and entertainment
  • Data Privacy and internet
  • Copyrights and software
  • Dispute resolution and border protection
  • Patents
  • Domain names
  • Unfair competition
  • Advertising and consumer protection
  • Regulatory

Founding partner of Murta Goyanes Advogados, Marcelo Goyanes has been a specialist in Intellectual Property for over 20 years. International legal consultant, professor and Attorney General of the Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI), Goyanes is also author of law books like “Topics in Intellectual Property: trademarks, copyrights, designs and piracy”. The lawyer had his work recognized in several international guides like Chambers Global, WTR 1000 and Who’s Who Legal.

Professional experience

  • Worked at renowned law firms specializing in intellectual property and litigation since 1994
  • International legal consultant with the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C, U.S.A. in 2003
  • Lecturer in the Intellectual Property Law Postgraduate Program at PUC-Rio since 2003
  • Attorney General of the Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI) 2008-2011 and as from 2016
  • Author of the law book: Tópicos em Propriedade Intelectual – Publisher: Editora Renovar, 2008
  • Co-author of the law books: Processo Civil na Propriedade Intelectual – Publisher: Editora Lumen Iuris, 2009; O Direito e a Internet – Publisher: Editora Forense Universitária, 2002; The Monetization of the Global Music Business – from Creators to Major Industry. Frukt Source, 2016 (IAEL 2016); The Streaming Revolution in the Entertainment Industry. Frukt Source, 2015 (AEL 2015)

Admissions

  • Brazilian Bar Association
  • Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
  • International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL) – member of the Executive Committee
  • Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI)

Education

  • Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Intellectual Property Law from the George Washington University (Washington, USA)
  • IP Diploma from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC Rio)
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish