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 2018. 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:
Clients report: “The team’s lawyers have an excellent understanding of local laws and practice but also understand how this differs from other countries. This gives them insight into some of the frustrations companies often have with IP matters in Brazil and they seek to minimise these as much as possible.”
Clients praise the team for its “attention to detail” and “profound knowledge” of the area. They continue: “The lawyers are focused on finding the best possible strategy for clients.”
Founding partner Antonio Murta has substantial experience advising on a range of IP matters such as trade marks, unfair competition and sector-related litigation. Clients describe him as “an exceptionally knowledgeable and responsive lawyer who stays at the cutting edge of IP law.”They add: “He is a very insightful practitioner who seeks to understand the objective of a business first and then offers practical advice to meet those goals in an efficient manner.”
Name partner Marcelo Goyanes advises clients on audio-visual mandates, and is appreciated by sources for his “ability to articulate his responses in a clear and concise manner.” They add: “He’s extremely knowledgeable about the entertainment industry and very attentive to our needs.” He also specialises in IP.