Gabriel Di Blasi

Brazil

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados
Rua do Ouvidor, 11 Andar
121, Rio de Janeiro
20040-030 Brazil

Tel: +55 (21) 3981-0080
Fax: +55 (21) 3891-0090

Web: diblasi.com.br

Gabriel Di Blasi is industrial engineer, industrial property agent and lawyer. His practice covers domestic and international Intellectual Property Law, including Patents, Designs, Trade Secrets, Regulatory, Protection of Plant Varieties, Technology Licensing, Trademarks, Copyrights and Police Making.

Mr. Di Blasi’s experience includes the prosecution of administrative cases before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO), Ministry of Agriculture and National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA), as well as litigation involving data exclusivity, patent, design, trade secret and copyright and enforcement through the Customs Organization. He handles matters related to the international protection of patents, counseling on technology management, appearances before the government agencies responsible for Brazilian biodiversity, among others.

He is member of the Biotech Committee (COMBIO) of the São Paulo Industries Federation (FIESP) related to IP and regulatory issues and member of Design Committee (CT2) of FICPI. Also he is Professor of postgraduate courses at Universidade do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) in Intellectual Property subject with emphasis on Patents Law and he is Patent Technical Expert at the Brazilian Courts.

The main legal area of the firm is the assistance in the protection of patents and trademarks before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office and copyright registration before the National Library, School of Arts and other competent public agencies, as well as relevant consultancy for the maximization of these types protection and other related areas (New Plant Varieties and integrated circuits topology).

The civil and criminal litigation related to Intellectual Property rights is fundamental to the legal services provided by Di Blasi, Parente & Associados.

The firm Di Blasi, Parente & Associados operates in the areas of intellectual property, business law, regulatory law, antitrust law, unfair competition law, franchising, consumer rights and corporate law, including their implications on tax and foreign exchange control laws.

One of the main characteristics of the firm is the direct involvement of its members in the major Brazilian universities as professors or students, which allows the rendering of services, based on new legal theories and enhances the absorption of new legal tendencies. Moreover, this educational engagement allows the establishment of a relationship with the clients based on agility, competency, security and punctuality.

The Patent Department of the firm Di Blasi, Parente & Associados is composed of experts in the areas of mechanics, chemistry, telecommunications, pharmacology, biochemistry, physics, genetics, electronics, plant varieties and novel technologies. These experts promote the administrative and judicial protection of these important assets.

The Department of Trademark, Copyright Law and Business Law has lawyers that are specialized in intellectual property rights, and qualified in Corporate and Contractual Law.

The Litigation Department monitors and leads important lawsuits involving not only the infringement of intellectual property rights – including search and seizure of counterfeit products and crimes of unfair competition – but also involving Consumer Rights, contract breach and Regulatory Law.

Gabriel Di Blasi is an engineer and patent attorney whose practice focuses on domestic and international copyrights, trade marks, licensing and technology transfer.
Chambers Latin America, 2014