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


Partner, Head of Asian Desk


Roberto Carapeto has a long experience working both as an attorney and a researcher, dealing with intellectual property matters in full service law firms and IP boutiques. His expertise comprises a wide range of legal matters, including patent litigation, anti-counterfeiting measures and unfair competition. Furthermore, he deals with technology transfer, IP rights prosecution and licensing matters for international companies.

Experienced in advising Asian companies, Roberto has received a MA in Law from Waseda University and has also worked at Matsubara, Muraki & Associates, P.C. (2008). Roberto Carapeto has also gained experience as a visiting researcher at NGB Corporation. He is currently a Research Collaborator at Waseda University’s Research Center for the Legal Systems of Intellectual Property [RCLIP]. Mr. Carapeto frequently provides lectures and seminars around Asia about Brazilian and South American Intellectual Property Laws. Fluent in Japanese, he also runs a website in this language providing information on IP in South America at


Japanese, English, Spanish, Portuguese


  • ‍Brazilian Bar Association (OAB – RJ);
  • Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI);
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property;
  • Câmara de Comércio Brasileira no Japão;
  • International Trademark Association (INTA).


  • MA in Law, Intellectual Property Law, Waseda University Graduate School of Law (2014).
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (2009).
  • Academic Exchange at Waseda University School of International Liberal Studies (2007).