Luciana Minada > Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property > Porto Alegre, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property
PORTO ALEGRE, RS – 90570-000

Work Department

Domain Names, Anti-Counterfeiting, Copyrights, Unfair Competition, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Digital law


Partner, Attorney at Law


Luciana Minada has joined the firm in 2008 and was promoted to partner this year. She acts in IP litigation, consultancy in IP, anticounterfeiting, copyrights and unfair competition matters, helping to coordinate the litigation team of the Sao Paulo Office.


Portuguese, English


MBA in Management and Business Law from FGV (in progress – 2023); Post-graduated in Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Media Law from ESA-OAB/SP (2019); Advanced Course in Arbitration and Mediation from WIPO (2017); Professional Training Course in Trademarks from ABAPI (2014); Professional Training Course on Patents from ABAPI (2013); Graduated in Law from USP (2012).

Lawyer Rankings

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).