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Appellate Judge (ret.) Abel Gomes joined Licks Attorneys as a partner in August, 2021, after his retirement from the Regional Federal Court of the 2nd Region, where he served for 16 years as appellate judge. Before that, he had 12 years of career as a federal judge.

Abel Gomes is the Appellate Judge who has dedicated himself the longest to classes specialized in Industrial Property of the Regional Federal Court of the 2nd Region. He joined the 1st class in 2005 and was rapporteur for more than 300 decisions related to patents, trademarks and industrial designs. He is also known for being one of the most experienced Brazilian magistrates in this subject matter.


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  • Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro (OAB/RJ)
  • Association of Federal Judges of Brazil (AJUFE).


  • Doctorate in Fundamental Rights and New Rights, Estácio de Sá University, 2021
  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Law, State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 2013
  • Bachelor of Laws, Cândido Mendes University, 1989