Knowledge and experience

Murta Goyanes is an intellectual property law firm relying on partners with over 30 years of experience and a team of recognized credibility. Learn more about us.

  • “Murta Goyanes was regarded by clients to be the best IP law firm in Brazil, with a dedicated, technical and experienced team.”

    WTR 1000 - 2020
  • "We are very pleased to announce that we are, once again, ranked in the Top Ranked by Chambers Latin America Guide 2021, among the best offices in the areas of Intellectual Property rights, and Media and Entertainment.

    Chambers Latin America
  • "Founded in 2008, the flourishing boutique is home to a team of first-class patent experts who are intimately familiar with the inner workings of INPI and provide vital assistance at each stage of the drafting and filing process."

    IAM Patent 1000
  • "Leading the charge on this was Antonio Murta Filho, who has a deep playbook to draw upon in invalidity actions and infringement suits; the versatile practitioner also has a percipient take on the management of large-scale IP portfolios."

    IAM Patent 1000
  • "Bringing an internationally minded approach to the negotiation and drafting of technology transfer and licensing agreements is Luiza Duarte Pereira; qualified to practise in both New York and Brazil, she is a touchstone for both domestic and international clients.”

    IAM Patent 1000
  • "This is likewise the metier of prosecution ace and pharmacologist Vinícius Casciano, who brings a wealth of regulatory and plant variety know-how to the mix and effortlessly sews up office actions, patentability opinions, portfolio management and freedom-to-operate analysis for myriad chemistry and bioscience concerns."

    IAM Patent 1000
  • "The team is always available and timely answers queries and legal requests. Murta Goyanes’s team is well prepared and offers high technical performance with a good cost and benefit balance."

    The Legal 500
  • "The firm cooperates with us mainly in matters of trademark prosecution. Murta Goyanes has a team of very flexible and efficient prosecutors, offering excellent service at competitive rates."

    The Legal 500
  • "Deep talent and excellent strategic thinking."

    The Legal 500
  • "Luiza Duarte Pereira is highly responsive and reliable.'

    The Legal 500
  • "Antonio Murta Filho’s advice is of high quality, he is always available and very experienced in international litigation matters."

    The Legal 500
  • "Marcelo Goyanes is an excellent professional and Danielle Gonçalves is always available to provide us legal assistance on trademarks related issues."’

    The Legal 500
  • "What the team is known for Rio-based department offering food and beverage, fashion and manufacturing companies in-depth knowledge of patent matters, regularly assisting with new patent applications, portfolio management and litigation cases. Also furnishes clients with advice on trade mark portfolio management"

    Chambers Global 2021 - Intellectual
  • "Founding partner Antonio Murta is well regarded in the IP arena for his longstanding experience in the market. He is well equipped to assist players from the oil and gas, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries with a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters encompassing patent infringements, trade mark prosecution and IP portfolio management."

    Chambers Global 2021 - Intellectual
  • "What the team is known for Respected Rio de Janeiro-based practice with a long track record of assisting players in the audiovisual, film production and television sectors with a range of media and entertainment law mandates. Particular expertise advising companies on contractual matters, including the drafting and negotiation of development, production and distribution agreements. Also retained to represent clients in civil lawsuits in state courts as well as administrative regulatory matters before the Brazilian Film Agency (ANCINE)."

    Chambers Global 2021 – Media and Entertainment
  • "Excellent" Rio de Janeiro-based co-head of department Marcelo Goyanes is frequently sought out by well-known national and multinational companies in the film, events production and music publishing industries to assist with a variety of commercial agreements. He continues to lead on the firm's most important mandates and is particularly well versed in copyright and licensing issues. Clients value that "he meets deadlines and is always available."

    Chambers Global 2021 – Media and Entertainment

Meet our team

Meet our interdisciplinary team of professionals. Together we protect the most important assets of our clients: their industrial, commercial and artistic creations.

Latest publications

BPTO publishes new Basic Manual for Patent Protection.

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MGA & IAM PATENTS 1000 - 2021
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