Murta Goyanes Advogados was recognized again this year by the international publication that brings together the most prestigious law firms on the continent, the Chambers Latin America 2019. The firm´s founding partners, Antonio Murta Filho and Marcelo Goyanes, were also recognized for their depth knowledge in Intellectual Property and Media & Entertainment.
Antonio Murta Filho has more than 25 years of experience in Intellectual Property. He is also the attorney of the State of Rio de Janeiro and a member of several international associations such as AIPPI, INTA, Marques, and member of the Board of Directors of ABPI. Marcelo Goyanes has been a specialist in the areas of PI and Media and Entertainment for more than 20 years. He is also a graduate professor, attorney general of ABAPI and author of books like “Topics in Intellectual Property: trademarks, copyrights, designs and piracy”.
What clients say:
Sources say: “The team is quite focused on contractual and regulatory media and entertainment work and they have a good specialisation in matters related to the music industry.”
Commentators appreciate that “they are very quick to respond and the service provided is excellent,” also stating: “They run cases very efficiently and are always up-to-date in relation to new developments in the legislation.”
Antonio Murta is described by one source as “a lawyer who is very aware of the general IP legal landscape,” while another client adds: “He is a good litigator, who is easy to work with, very responsive and knowledgeable.” His portfolio spans advice on trade marks and unfair competition, in addition to IP litigation.
Marcelo Goyanes is described by market observers as “a super competent lawyer who works with new platforms in television, as well as with clients from the music industry.” Others add: “He is a great, trustworthy and dedicated lawyer.” He is known for his extensive experience in the audiovisual industry, acting on the full range of media and entertainment mandates.