Ms Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana > TozziniFreire Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

TozziniFreire Advogados
CEP 04038-904

Work Department

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Mergers & Acquisitions

Media & Entertainment

Intellectual Property

Corporate Law & Foreign Investment

Technology & Innovation

Telecommunications/Information Technology




Carla has over 10 years of experience representing local and international clients in corporate and regulatory matters, and assisting in diverse transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. She assists companies in matters related to information technology and intellectual property, with solid experience in analyzing and negotiating contracts related to these areas. Carla also works in cybersecurity and personal data protection matters, assisting clients with the preparation, analysis and review of terms of use and privacy policies, review and adjustment of internal policies and documents to clients and suppliers, internal trainings, adequacy of business models and practices in view of the current privacy laws and issues related to data breach incidents.




  • Member of IAPP.


  • M. degree from the University of Chicago, USA, 2015.
  • Specialized degree in Corporate Law from IICS (Instituto Internacional de Ciências Sociais), 2011.
  • Extension degree in Corporate Contracts from FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), 2008.
  • Graduate of the Law School of PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo), 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > TMT: Tech, innovation and digital business

With a strong track record in technology-related litigation, TozziniFreire Advogados has significant experience in advising major international social network companies in relation to civil and electoral disputes. The team’s workload is also populated by transactional and regulatory matters, covering technology transfers, venture capital, fintech and software licensing agreements. Marcela Waksman Ejnisman is a key contact for contractual issues and other non-contentious mandates pertaining to the technology sector and data privacy issues. Patricia Helena Marta Martins, who specialises in digital law, stands out for her involvement in high-profile data protection and technology ligation. Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana and Bruna Borghi Tomé, the latter of whom regularly handles litigation issues on behalf of technology companies, are also noted.

Brazil > TMT: Media

TozziniFreire Advogados assists clients from the media and entertainment sectors in a variety of matters, including copyright law, image rights and transactions. Marcela Waksman Ejnisman, who oversees the practice, is seasoned in transactional matters involving the entertainment industry. Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana is another key individual, with expertise in M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring involving companies in the media and entertainment segments.

Brazil > Intellectual property

TozziniFreire Advogados‘ IP team works across the chemical, food and beverage, fashion, pharmaceutical and technology sectors, offering advice on franchising and licensing issues, as well as registration of patents, copyrights and trade marks. The team has notable strength in conducting IP due diligence in the context of M&A transactions; practice heads Marcela Waksman Ejnisman and Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana are names to note for this type of work. Stephanie Consonni De Schryver is another noteworthy practitioner, who advises on IP prosecution, portfolio management and software development agreements.

Brazil > TMT: Cybersecurity and data privacy

TozziniFreire Advogados fields a cybersecurity and data privacy practice focused on LGPD compliance, global data breach incidents, and administrative and judicial proceedings. On the contentious front, the team is regularly retained by technology companies in cases involving intermediaries’ liability, data disclosure and right to be forgotten claims. Marcela Waksman Ejnisman advises on contractual issues and LGPD enforcement. Patricia Helena Marta Martins is a key contact for litigation related to data protection and cybersecurity matters, while Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana assists clients with the review of terms of use and privacy policies and issues related to data breaches.