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 are incredibly efficient. They have excellent knowledge of law and practice in Brazil and strive to be at the forefront of developments."

    The Legal 500
  • "I have worked with Antonio Murta and Luiza Duarte for around 4-5 years. They appreciate the complexities of trade mark law, whilst at the same time seeking pragmatic and commercial solutions at a reasonable cost to the client. I would not hesitate to recommend them."

    The Legal 500
  • "Antonio Murta is a great leader and clearly well respected by his team and clients. Great commercial awareness. Antonio’s focus on making sure his clients get the best service is evidenced in all the matters handled by the firm."

    The Legal 500
  • "Luiza Duarte is incredibly easy to deal with and practical in her advice. Complex situations have been dealt with efficiently and with excellent practical advice. Clearly very knowledgeable and works to the highest standards in our view.'

    The Legal 500
  • "Exceptional knowledge. Great business acumen always focused on clients’ interest and desired outcome. Very collaborative, amicable when needed and with a deep understanding of the law and clients’ business/business needs."

    The Legal 500
  • "Team attentive to the evolution of the legal system and involved in the discussions that take place. Marcelo Goyanes serves us directly and with great efficiency."

    The Legal 500
  • "They are able to efficiently and expertly handle a huge range of projects simultaneously. Individuals such as Iris Sá have expertise in dealing with large scale and international matters and lead a unique team in Brazil, with expertise, experience and ability to support a range of complex projects."

    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
  • "Marcelo Goyanes is “recommended for his audio-visuals work” and is very knowledgeable about trademarks in the media and entertainment sector."

    WWL 2021
  • "Antonio Murta Filho is appreciated by commentators for his “eye for detail” and his “strong analytical skills paired with a practical approach to matters.”

    WWL 2021
  • "Marcelo Goyanes is an “excellent” practitioner who has extensive expertise in media and entertainment matters."

    WWL 2021
  • "Luiza Duarte Pereira is “extremely organised, focused, professional, capable, available and has a sophisticated background when it comes to IP matters”.

    WWL 2021
  • "Íris Miranda de Sá Galvão provides clients with “agility and an entrepreneurial point of view” and possesses “a unique understanding of the entertainment and IP ecosystem globally”.

    WWL 2021
  • "Marcelo Goyanes is lauded by peers for his “exceptionally strong IP and trademark skills” and “always provides superbly technical and complete legal opinions”.

    WWL 2021

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

Ancine approves FSA´s public call

During the last Board Meeting of 2021, the National Film Agency (ANCINE) approved the release of the (...)

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The Brazilian PTO will be closed on December 24 and 31, 2021, but deadlines expiring on these dates will be extended

The Brazilian PTO will be closed on December 24 and 31, 2021.  (...)

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