João Carlos Harres > Souto Correa Advogados > Rio De Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile
Souto Correa Advogados Offices
RUA VISCONDE DE PIRAJA, 250, 7 ANDAR
RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, 22410-000
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João Carlos Harres
Media and Entertainment; Intellectual Property; Data Protection; and Startup Hub
João Harres is an expert in intellectual property and concentrates his practice in the areas of information technology, entertainment, advertising, and intellectual property contracts.
Before graduating as a lawyer, he was a member of the Legal and Business Affairs department of a record label company and a partner of an artist development agency.
His practice includes negotiating, drafting, and reviewing contracts involving copyright, trademarks, franchising, image licensing, technology transfer, software, internet, free prize distribution, information technology services, data protection and privacy, advertising, entertainment, and media (music, TV and digital), as well as providing consultancy in these areas.
Having devoted himself to the study of topics concerning startups for more than five years, João is also a member of the multidisciplinary of the firm’s Startup Hub team, counseling companies in a wide range of matters.
Portuguese (native, and English
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.
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