Ms Ana Paula Brito > Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello
Av. Almirante Barroso, 139
20031-005 RIO DE JANEIRO

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Partner- Attorney at Law


Ana Paula Affonso Brito is a trial Lawyer, who has been working with Intellectual Property litigation matters since 2001. She has extensive expertise in litigation before Brazilian Federal and State Courts, acting for both domestic and international clients.

Ana Paula’s diverse practice includes the evaluation of potential litigation risks, collaborating with corporate departments, developing mitigation solutions and litigation strategies, as well as handling and monitoring of complex litigation matters.

Ana Paula has litigated diverse cases involving patents in the pharmaceutical, mechanical and telecom fields, trademarks, copyrights, domains, designs and unfair competition law. She assists clients across different fields of activity and technologies, such as pharmaceuticals, telecom, house appliances, crop science, cosmetics, fashion, food, mechanical, oil and gas, machinery, software, among others.

Ana Paula actively participates in several national and international IP associations and is the author of numerous articles in her area of ​​expertise.

Areas of Expertise

Patent Litigation, Life Sciences Litigation, Trademark Litigation, Copyright Litigation, Unfair Competition Litigation, Trade Dress Litigation, Industrial Design Litigation, Trademark Litigation.



Portuguese, English, French

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Ana Paula BritoMontaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Trade mark and patent infringement lawsuits are points of focus for Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello‘s ‘cohesive‘ IP group, which has a wealth of experience in filings and prosecution matters, domain names, licensing and franchising issues. The firm, which acts for clients from the telecoms, life sciences, IT, fashion, and food and beverage sectors in contentious and advisory matters, recently launched a desk dedicated to assisting start-up clients with the protection of their IP rights in Brazil and abroad. The firm’s trade mark offering is overseen by Eduardo Magalhães, whose expertise covers contractual, licensing and enforcement matters. Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta steers the team in a number of high-profile litigation cases related to the full range of IP rights and unfair competition. Ana Paula Brito is a ‘specialist in intellectual property’ who focuses on contentious matters. IP litigation is a notable area of practice for both Marianna Furtado Mendonça and Luisa Ferreira Gonzalez Penna, while Roberto Vieira de Mello is highly regarded for his experience in patent-related work.