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Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property
SAO PAULO, SP – 01407-000

Work Department

Expert in Life Sciences, Anti-Counterfeiting, Copyrights, Unfair Competition, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Digital Law






Portuguese, English and Spanish


Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property – ABPI.


Master in Intellectual Property Law from Cambridge University, England (2015); Post-graduated in Intellectual Property Law from PUC/RJ (2012); Graduated in Law from State University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ (2009).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Life sciences

Proactive in bringing solutions‘, Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property acts for a client base of pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, agribusiness and medical devices companies, and has notable experience in representing clients in proceedings before the Ministry of Health and Anvisa. Although the firm is well known for its IP expertise, it has also developed an impressive regulatory life sciences practice; the firm has demonstrated its investment in this area through the promotion of two dedicated life sciences practitioners – Priscila Kashiwabara and Aline Ferreira – in recent years. The highly regarded Anderson Ribeiro is another key practitioner in this field; associates Matheus Montecasciano and Lucas Calabria also attract praise.

Brazil > Intellectual property

Full-service IP boutique Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property has robust, dedicated teams covering the breadth of IP litigation and prosecution services. On top of the team’s patent and trade mark infringement litigation successes for leading international and domestic clients, the practice also handles unfair competition cases and domain name disputes. Anti-piracy is a growing area of focus for the firm, which regularly assists software entities, copyright owners, technology platforms and rights management companies with license compliance programmes. Gabriel Francisco Leonardos has an impressive track record in high-stakes litigation before IP courts in Brazil, involving patents, trade marks, copyright and unfair competition. Contentious IP matters are a core area of activity for Claudio Roberto Barbosa, a go-to name for licensing agreements and data protection. Rafael Lacaz Amaral excels in IP litigation before state and federal courts and oversees the anti-piracy and compliance group. Aline Ferreira is singled out for her experience in the life sciences sector, which is also an area of focus for Anderson Ribeiro, who leads on transactional and regulatory issues. Other noteworthy practitioners include trade secrets expert Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete and the recently promoted Luciana Minada. Since publication, Ribeiro has left the firm (effective February 2022).