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Murta Goyanes Advogados in The Legal 500 ranking.

Once again, Murta Goyanes Advogados was recognized by the international ranking The Legal 500, in the Latin America 2022 edition, for its performance in Intellectual Property. Our firm was listed among the main practitioners in Brazil and its partners were recognized for the excellence of their services.

According to the publication, Murta Goyanes Advogados is ‘able to efficiently and expertly handle a huge range of projects simultaneously’. The firm is retained by a diverse client base operating in an array of industries, including fashion, chemicals, IT, media and entertainment. Typical mandates cover trade mark application and enforcement, patent and industrial design prosecution, and domain name matters. Its copyright practice is intertwined with the entertainment law department, with lawyers often advising on sector-related contractual matters and rights clearance. Antonio Murta Filho has notable IP litigation experience encompassing trade marks and unfair competition cases; contentious matters are also an area of focus for Marcelo Goyanes. Luiza Duarte Pereira is ‘very knowledgeable’ in trade mark and patent law as well as IP licensing and franchising issues. João Marcos Gebara is another contact for IP matters, while Íris Miranda de Sá Galvão advises entertainment clients.

Among the customer’s testimonials:

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

‘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.’

‘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.’

‘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.’

‘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.’

‘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.’

‘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.’