About Us


  • Firm

    Bhering Advogados is an independent law firm founded in 1978, in Rio de Janeiro, specializing in Intellectual Property and related matters, including trademarks, patents, industrial design, copyright and neighboring rights, information technology law, enforcement against counterfeiting and unfair competition, licensing, transfer of technology and IP litigation.

    It represents domestic companies and foreign multinational corporations, particularly companies based in the U.S.A, Europe and Asia and their Brazilian subsidiaries belonging to various industrial sectors, such as automotive, chemical, biotech, aviation, engineering, pharmaceutical, sports, entertainment, telecommunications, software, fashion, among others.

    The firm’s policy is to provide personalized assistance to clients. We strive to be proactive and to ensure that we have full knowledge of the client’s business.

    Our main office is located in Rio de Janeiro, strategically close to the headquarters of the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). The São Paulo branch opened in 2004 and offers assistance in all fields of Intellectual Property to the subsidiaries of our foreign and domestic clients based in said region, which is the country’s main business center. The Curitiba branch was opened in late 2003 to provide services to our domestic and foreign clients located in the States of Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, a region with a heavy concentration of industries.

    With branch offices in the cities of São Paulo and Curitiba, in addition to our main office in Rio de Janeiro, Bhering Advogados has a strong presence in the main Brazilian industrial regions.

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    Maintains an active practice across the full range of IP services (…) to an impressive roster of high-profile multinational clients hailing from the US, Europe and Asia.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2019)

    Noted for its track record representing major multinationals from the automotive, pharmaceutical, entertainment and electronics industries.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2018)

    Well placed to provide the full raft of IP services covering trade marks, patents, trade secrets, anti-counterfeiting, enforcement and litigation to an impressive array of high-profile international clients hailing from the USA, Europe and Asia.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2018)

    Impressive array of high-profile international clients, primarily hailing from the USA, Europe and Asia.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2017)

    The firm has an extensive client portfolio filled with big names.

    (Legal 500, edition 2014)

    Leading companies from the automotive, pharmaceutical, entertainment and electronics industries benefit from its skilled advice.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2019)
  • Team

    Distributed among three offices in Brazil, our team is formed by 90 professionals, including lawyers, engineers, trademark and patent specialists, paralegals, an in-house translation department and administrative support.

    The firm encourages and finances the education and training of our professionals abroad. A number of our members hold postgraduate, master or Ph.D. level degrees from the US, Europe and Asia. Our foreign background contributes to our broad knowledge of international laws and treaties. Our foreign experience also enables our members to understand the international scenario, the globalization of the economy and the different business cultures and demands of our clients. The annual participation of our professionals in international congresses, as well as their engagement as committee members of international IP associations, also contributes to our technical development and to keeping us up to date with international law and practice.

    They are efficient, experienced, easy to communicate with, solution-oriented, pragmatic and have a very good understanding of the European legal system.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2019)

    The team is very responsive, detail-oriented and delivers excellent work.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2018)

    They take swift action and have an outstanding understanding of their clients’ needs and expectations.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2020)

    Partners are personally committed to performing well and providing exceptional client service.

    (Chambers Latin America, edition 2018)

    They are super quick, efficient, very reliable and a great support.

    (Managing IP, edition 2018)

    Bhering represents a real team effort and plenty of other professionals are poised to assist.

    (WTR 1000, edition 2019)