Leticia Provedel > Souto Correa Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Souto Correa Advogados
AV PRES. JUSCELINO KUBITSCHEK, 2041
TORRE D, 8 ANDAR, COMPLEXO JK
SAO PAULO, SP, 04543-011
Brazil

Work Department

Intellectual Property; Contracts; Litigation; and Media and Entertainment.

Position

Partner and head of the firm´s Intellectual Property practice.

Career

Leticia Provedel is an expert in intellectual property, entertainment, internet & digital, business transactions, corporate issues, and litigation.  

Leticia has a long-time reputation for patent and trademark prosecution and litigation, disputes involving multinational companies, cross boarder issues, and relevant precedents in the intellectual property area. Leticia is also experienced in high-tech and regulated environments, such as digital platforms, e-commerce, food & drug, mining, and electronics.  

Her extended practice in digital & entertainment law comprises a vast array of services in the music and movies industry, from movie production contracts and OTT contracts for television and film content over the internet to helping companies establish their businesses in Brazil, advice to new labels, disputes involving music editors and recording companies, accounting audits, and day-to-day contracts. 

Leticia’s international experience involves an attorney-training program (ATP) at Squire, Sanders LLP, in the United States. She is a regular speaker in events in Brazil and abroad and has lectured in several graduate courses, including at the California School of Cinema in Los Angeles (UCLA).   

She is the author of several articles and the co-author of two books. She is widely active before national and international organizations. 

Languages

Portuguese (native), English, French, and Spanish.

Memberships

  • Co-Chair of the Development and IP Standing Committee (AIPPI).
  • Vice-Chair of the Education Committee da European Brand Owners Association – 2015/2016.
  • Member of the Law Firm Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Member of the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA).
  • Former Director of the Intellectual Property Association of São Paulo (ASPI).
  • Member of the Law Firm Alliance (LFA).

Education

  • Yale School of Management – Negotiation Strategies Program.
  • Harvard Business School (EUA) – LLF Program.
  • Visiting professor at the California School of Cinema da University of Southern California (EUA). 
  • Universidade Candido Mendes (UCAM) – Master of Laws.
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-RJ) – MBA in Technology and Digital Law.
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC- RJ) – Bachelor of Laws.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Intellectual property

Souto Correa Advogados‘ IP practice renders ‘excellent service promptly’. Notable in particular for its entertainment-related IP capabilities, the team manages copyright, trade mark and patent portfolios for a number of high-profile Brazilian companies and individuals. The team advises clients from a broad scope of industries, including entertainment and mining. Leticia Provedel is praised for her excellent professional reputation’ in the music sector, advising on cross-border protection, enforcement and operations. The IP practice at the firm was further bolstered by the arrival of life sciences specialist Anderson Ribeiro and his team of five from Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property. Michele Pinheiro and Tatiana Ortiz de Almeida joined from Murta Goyanes Advogados, strengthening the firm’s trade mark and patent expertise. Mariana Vicentini is an ‘outstanding trade mark lawyer’, and Cassio Rodrigues is also a key individual within the department.

Brazil > TMT: Media

Many of Brazil’s top performing artists in the music industry turn to Souto Correa Advogados for a range of legal services including representation in complex lawsuits, transactions, contracts, and general day-to-day matters. Alongside this, the firm also supports a number of domestic and multinational clients in the audiovisual market in transactions, distribution, and IP right enforcement. Department co-head Leticia Provedel has over 20 years of experience in music and entertainment copyright matters and tech-related issues. IP expert João Carlos Harres co-leads the practice, and is the main point of contact for corporations with complex copyright issues.