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  • Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta
    Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta Senior Partner | Attorney At Law

    Areas of Expertise
    Cyber law, Trademarks


    Areas of Expertise

    Complex Patent Litigation, Industrial Designs, Unfair Competition, Cyber Law, Trademark and Copyright matters, Internet Domain Names Disputes and Intellectual Property Litigation.


    Senior Partner, Attorney at Law, Official Registered Industrial Property Agent


    Academic Background

    Law Degree, Cândido Mendes University, 1982.

    Other Professional Experience

    Intellectual Property Lawyer since 1982.

    President of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI) 2018-2019.

    Attorney General for the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI) 2014-2015 / Prosecutor of ABPI (2014-2015).

    Member, INTA International Panel of Neutrals.

    Member, IP Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM).

    Counselor, Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI), (2000-2001, 2005-2007 and 2010-2011).

    Attorney General, Brazilian Industrial Property Agents Association (ABAPI), (1996-2001 and 2005-2007).

    Member, INTA Committee on Trade Dress (2003-2005).

    Member, INTA International Committee – Famous & Well Known Marks (2014-2015);

    Vice-President, Brazilian Industrial Property Agents Association (ABAPI) (2002-2005).

    Member, INTA International Committee, Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement Group (1994-1998 and 2000-2001).

    WIPO Arbiter for Domain Names Disputes.

    Arbiter, National Arbitration Forum (NAF), USA.

    Expert, Chamber of Dispute Resolution (CASD-ND), ABPI.

    Professor, Postgraduate Program, Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica (CEFET), 2001.

    Professor, Postgraduate Course on Intellectual Property Law,  Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), 1999-2000.

     Selected Publications

    Article published in the Book of Juridical Guidelines of Business and Major Markets in Brazil – ALAE 2012.

    The Changing Face of IP Law in Brazil Inside the Minds: IP Client Strategies in Central and South America, 2009.

    Article published at IP and Ethics Magazine, May 2008 – “Pela Defesa das Marcas Brasileiras no Exterior”

    How to Protect Famous Trade Marks in Brazil, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine – Americas IP Focus 2006, October 2006.

    Domain Name Piracy, Trademark World Magazine, April 1999.

    Using Criminal Procedures for Trademark Piracy in Brazil, Trademark World Magazine, March, 1996.


    Speaker at various seminars and conferences for : ABPI/ ABAPI/INTA/IPO/ICC.

    Seminars and Conferences

    ABPI (Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property) International / National Seminars, annual meetings since 1982;

    Brazilian Copyright Office Seminar;

    Transfer of Technology Seminar (CELC);

    Software in Brazil Seminar (Catholic University);

    LES Seminars;

    INTA Annual and Leadership Seminars (all since 1986);

    Entertainment Law Seminar (New York, N.Y.)

    Trademarks in Cyberspace Seminars;

    IPO Annual Meetings (all since 2009);

    AIPLA Annual Meetings;

    AIPPI Annual Conferences.


    Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI);

    Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property (ABPI);

    Brazilian Bar Association (OAB);

    São Paulo Bar Association (AASP)

    International Trademark Association (INTA)

    Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO).


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