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

Work Department

Consultation and Litigation in IP matters: Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, Anti-Counterfeiting, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition, IP contracts, Innovation Law and trade secrets. She excels in the strategic planning of IP-related litigation, dispute resolution and anti-counterfeiting programs.


Senior Partner, Attorney at Law


Senior partner and co-founder of Kasznar Leonardos, Ms. Kasznar Fekete has over 37 years of experience in Intellectual Property. Lecturer, coordinator and adjunct professor of IP courses.


Portuguese, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian and Spanish.


Permanent Council member of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI); Past President of ABPI and AIPPI´s Brazilian Group. Arbiter of ABPI´s Arbitration Center. Member of INTA´s Board and Global Advisory Council. Senior Editor of INTA´s Trademark Reporter Committee (TMR) and Co-chair of its ASD Subcommittee. Member of AIPPI, ASIPI, ABAPI and ASPI.


Doctorate in (S.J.D.) in Commercial Law from University of São Paulo – USP (1999); Túlio Ascarelli Award by the Túlio Ascarelli Compared Commercial Law Institute (1987); Former Guest Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute – Munich, Germany (1983-1984); Patent Technician by PUC-RJ and Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office – INPI (1983); Graduated in Law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ (1981).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Elisabeth Kasznar FeketeKasznar Leonardos 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).