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Veirano Advogados

AV BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA ,3477, 16Âș ANDAR – SÃO PAULO, SP 04538-133, BRAZIL
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Work +55 11 5505 4001
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Fax +55 11 5505 3990
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Web:
www.veirano.com.br
Veirano Advogados, Fábio Pereira, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Fábio Pereira

Tel:
Work +55 11 2313 5700
Email:
Web:
www.veirano.com.br
Veirano Advogados

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Communications, Media, Sports & Entertainment, Commercial Contracts, Life Sciences & Healthcare and Venture Capital

Position

Partner

Career

Fábio has more than seventeen years of experience in intellectual property, contracts and entertainment law. He focuses his practice on information technology, personal data protection and privacy, digital law, internet, software, IT outsourcing, licensing, transactions involving IT and intangible assets and contracts in general. He is also recognized for his expertise in media & communications. With respect to his IP practice, Fábio provides legal support to clients in copyrights, trademarks, patents, franchising and technology transfer in various industries and market segments. He is also an expert in licensing, entertainment & media (music, television and digital), in advertising and in IT, including cloud computing services and complex technology transactions. Fábio advises clients in sophisticated commercial transactions involving intangible assets and IP rights.

In entertainment, Fábio drafts and analyses contracts for audiovisual productions and co-productions for the television and film industries, advising on agreements for artistic productions and sports events, as well as publication of literary works, cultural productions, phonogram distribution through all types of media, fundraising and financing. In the sports field, he deals with sponsorship agreements, naming rights, licensing agreements, providing expert legal consultation for the transmission and broadcasting of events, image rights and ambush marketing.

In the technology area, he drafts and reviews IT-related agreements supporting the development, commercialization, licensing, importation and exportation of software and hardware, including contracts for IT outsourcing. He provides legal consultation on issues relating to Research & Development in the technological field, e-commerce, social media and social-commerce, including ISP responsibility and content providers’ responsibility towards consumers. Fábio also deals with online advertising and online marketing, as well as with the production, dissemination and transmission of content through digital media. He develops and reviews privacy and terms of use policies for websites, policies for the use of web beacons and management of cookies, as well as internal policies for corporate internet use. He has a strong background in IT outsourcing and in privacy and data protection. He advises multinational players, such as Dell, Bloomberg, Fox Channels, HBO, Scripps Networks, PVH, Inc., EMBRAER, among others. In his R&D and IT initiatives and under the Informatics and Automation Law and related Rules and Regulations, he works with centers of excellence in Brazil, giving the necessary support for the development and protection of intangible assets. Prior to leading the Intellectual Property practice in our office in São Paulo and our areas of Information Technology and Media, Sports & Entertainment, Fábio worked as in-house counsel for TV Globo and for the Roberto Marinho Foundation for a number of years, where he was responsible for all legal support required for the establishment of the Futura Channel TV station, including acting as liaison with regulatory authorities. He was also charged with negotiating a wide range of agreements with public and private entities in Brazil and abroad.

In the United Kingdom, Fábio was a Legal Affairs & Intellectual Property Manager for the University College London Hospitals, following the conclusion of his Masters’ degree at Queen Mary College, University of London. During his tenure, he was responsible for the negotiation of large-scale projects relating to the pharmaceutical industry, Research & Development, including the protection and exploitation of innovation and medical devices.

Languages

Portuguese and English

Member

International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
Brazilian Association of Information Technology and Communications Law (ABDTIC)
International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL)
British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA)
Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI), 2012 - 2015, as co-coordinator of the Copyrights and Personality Rights Committee; 2016 – 2017, as co-coordinator of the Software, IT and Internet Studies Committee; 2018 – 2019, as member of the Executive Committee
Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)
Intellectual Property and Digital Economy Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Brazil)
American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (BRITCHAM)
Deutsch-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK)
World Services Group (WSG), TMC Section

Education

Taxation of Technology Transactions and Intellectual Property, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo, 2015
Drafting & Enforcing Contracts, Kaplan Hawksmere, 2009
LL.M, Intellectual Property, Queen Mary College, University of London, UK, 2007
Post-graduate Degree in Civil Law, Escola Superior de Advocacia (ESA), Rio de Janeiro, 2004
Specialization Course in Company Law, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 2004
Extension Course on English Composition Techniques, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC), Rio de Janeiro, 2004
Course on Professional Presentation Techniques, Tack International, Rio de Janeiro, 2003
LL.B, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC), Rio de Janeiro, 2002


Brazil

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Veirano Advogados has a broad take on IP matters, covering copyright, domain names, patents and advertising, as well as IT and media and entertainment law matters. The group frequently oversees its clients' entire trade mark portfolios in Brazil; for example, it is retained by chemicals and biotechnology company Lonza Group, for which the team handle matters including trade mark infringement and unfair competition litigation. Valdir de Oliveira Rocha Filho and Fåbio Pereira are the key partners.

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