Roberto Rodrigues > Licks Attorneys > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Licks Attorneys
Oscar Niemeyer, 2000
9th floor
Aqwa Corporate - 20220-297




Roberto is an experienced lawyer representing industry leading companies in patent litigation matters and patent oppositions.  Roberto has worked on the most high profile trials in patent matters in Brazil.

Additionally, he advises companies on issues related to cybersecurity and antitrust. Roberto earned an LLM from Stanford Law School, where he was Lead Editor of the Stanford Technology Law Review. Roberto joined Licks again in 2019 after working at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP in New York City. He has also published articles in technology law journals around the world.


English, Portuguese, Spanish


• Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro Section (OAB/RJ).



  • Stanford Law School (LLM in Law, Science and Technology 2017);
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2013)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Intellectual property

Licks Attorneys‘ IP practice is notable for its life sciences expertise, and excels in patent prosecution and litigation. The team is sought out by domestic and international clients requiring assistance in managing, protecting and growing their IP portfolios. Name partner Otto Licks is retained by international clients for contentious IP matters, and Eduardo Hallak is a go-to partner in the team for strategic portfolio planning and R&D matters in the pharmaceutical sector; they jointly lead the practice alongside pharmaceutical patent term expert and former judge Liliane Roriz. Roberto Rodrigues is another key practitioner in the team, particularly for patent litigation.