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Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

No. of Partners : 38

No. of Lawyers : 23

Languages : English, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Swedish.

Offices : Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo


Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello is a leading Brazilian Intellectual Property (IP) law firm, working with national and international clients across the private and public sectors. With its head office in Rio de Janeiro and a satellite office in São Paulo, the firm provides advice across all aspects of IP rights and related areas. The firm’s services include strategic advice, legal analysis, searches, registrations, oppositions, administrative disputes, and also IP litigation including invalidity and infringement actions as well as the drafting of franchise contracts, the transfer of technology and licensing agreements.

The team handles both contentious and non-contentious IP matters and is engaged in many industry sectors, including telecom, electrical engineering, electronics, mechanical engineering, physics, life sciences and healthcare, biotechnology, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, software and computer sciences, nanotechnology, fashion, food services, cosmetics, footwear and sports.

The firm´s commitment to results and expert knowledge in all industries sectors and multi-disciplinary approach make the team one of the best choices to protect IP assets.

In addition, the firm´s professionals are members of several national and international IP associations. This engagement is extremely important because it improves education, provides updates on the BPTO(Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office)’s practices and decisions, as well as case law on IP matters, and helps to develop personal discussions with government and judicial authorities.

Our partner Clarissa Jaegger is responsible for the firm’s Asian desk and has been attending several conferences in the Asia-Oceania region for more than 10 years, including the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, LawAsia and China Trademark Association. Clarissa manages the trademark portfolio of several large clients in a wide variety of fields such as cosmetics, pharmaceutical, healthcare, entertainment, telecommunication, technology, automobiles, finance, retail and other service businesses. She also has extensive experience in client consultation on IP matters, carrying out due diligence processes and the drafting of IP agreements. Clarissa and the firm's highly trained technical staff provide reliable, high quality support at all stages of the trademark process, from the preliminary administrative level to the courtroom.


AddressAv. Almirante Barroso, 139 – 7th Floor, Downtown - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil - 20031.005
Tel55-21-2524 0510
Contact PersonClarissa Jaegger