Firm Profile > Di Blasi, Parente & Associados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados
231 - 13º ANDAR, CENTRO
RIO DE JANEIRO – RJ 20030-905

Intellectual property Tier 3

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados has an established practice for both contentious and non-contentious IP work, with specialisms including franchising and sports law. Gabriel Di BlasiPaulo Parente Marques Mendes and Eriça Tomimaru are names to note.

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados has been providing legal services in Brazil and around the world?to businesses and innovators for 30 years. A full-service intellectual property firm,?it specializes in patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, copyright registration, business transactions, regulatory law, sports and entertainment law, unfair competition, franchising and corporate law. The mission of the firm is to provide superior services to clients – with agility, competency and security.

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados has formed a patent task force to provide a full range of patent services – without having to outsource to get the technical expertise. Having these resources on site allows the firm to provide services at a high level of expediency and at a competitive price point. The aim of the task force and the firm is to be able to provide world-class service from within. The patent task force at Di Blasi, Parente & Associados includes, among the ranks of its attorneys and agents, a multitude of highly qualified scientists and engineers. Together, they provide everything from clearance, application and analysis to regulatory representation and complete litigation support.

A significant portion of the firm’s practice is devoted to protecting and defending clients’ interests in matters that escalate to litigation, including but not limited to infringement, invalidity and declaratory lawsuits. Both managing partners of the firm have been appointed as experts in courts, advising judges on technical and complex IP matters. Paulo Parente is an expert advisor in the areas of trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition, and Gabriel Di Blasi advises on cases related primarily to patent, design and unfair competition.

Another focus of the firm is trademark rights procurement and protection – with a seasoned trademark team dedicated to providing clients with pre-eminent services to secure, manage and protect trademarks and brand identities. The trademark team constantly oversees all aspects of trademark protection – to advise on risks and requirements and to act on behalf of clients in all administrative and judicial actions along the way. For clients facing the challenge of protecting against counterfeit and contraband products, Di Blasi, Parente & Associados has developed a unique system for working with customs to educate officials and remain in contact with agents, leading to more seizures and less illegal merchandise reaching the market place. Di Blasi, Parente & Associados always seeks to provide superior trademark services to each and every client for everything from complete portfolio management to a single filing when the need arises.

Areas of practice

Categories of work undertaken by the firm include advertising, antitrust regulation, biodiversity and plant varieties, biotechnology and life sciences, business, consumer contracts, copyright and software, corporate law, data protection, domain names, entertainment and sports, food and drug, franchising, genetic heritage and traditional knowledge, geographic indication, industrial designs, intellectual property, legal due diligence, licensing, patents and utility models, pharmaceuticals, regulatory, technology transfer, telecommunications, trade secrets, trademarks, and unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing partners Gabriel Di Blasi
Managing partners Paulo Parente Marques Mendes
Legal Renata Hohl E:
Patents Marcelo Oliveira de Souza E:
Trademarks Renata Hohl E:
International business Elyssa Michelle LeFevre Chayo E:
Other fee-earners : 27
Total staff : 85
Contacts : 13