magellan IP • intellectual property • brazil
We are an innovative firm providing prosecution and consulting services in all areas of intellectual property in Brazil, ranging from prosecution and administrative litigation before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office to general consulting services. Brazilian intellectual property from a different perspective!
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Carla is one of the partners of magellan IP and the head of the trademark practice of the firm. Carla has over twenty years of professional experience in the field of intellectual property. Prior to joining magellan IP, Carla was a partner at renowned Brazilian intellectual property firms and is an of counsel to the firm Machado Meyer Sendacz e Ópice Advogados for intellectual property matters. In 2014, Carla was indicated as one of the most important attorneys by the Brazilian Análise Advocacia 500 annual guide.
Carla represents important national and international clients in different segments, from startups to large multinational corporations, in the areas of registrability consultancy, registration applications, general prosecution, and trademark portfolio management. She provides advice on drafting and negotiating agreements and contracts involving intellectual property assets, technology transfer, intellectual property rights licensing, including copyright and industrial property. Carla is also active in coordinating intellectual property due diligences, and offering solutions and alternatives to identified contingencies and liabilities.
Carla regularly participates in national and international conferences around the world, having even been part of several study commissions of different associations such as INTA and ECTA. She also conducts training with the legal and marketing teams of our clients in order to shed light on trademark protection, administrative procedures before the BPTO, and to educate creative teams in strengthening intellectual property assets.
- Bachelor of Laws degree from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro – PUC / RJ - 1991
- Post-graduation in Marketing from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro – PUC / RJ - 1997
- Brazilian Bar Association - OAB/RJ.
- Industrial Property Agent, Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO).
- Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI)
- International Trademark Association – INTA
Portuguese and English.