South America

Magellan IP intellectual property

Address: Praia de Botafogo | 228 – sala 512 | 22250-145 Rio de Janeiro | RJ Brazil,
Phone: +55 21 4063 3297

We are an innovative firm providing prosecution and consulting services in all areas of intellectual property in Brazil. Our team has a very broad knowledge and experience of intellectual property, and our founding partners have several different nationalities and have collectively lived in three different continents and five different countries. Our team is ready to help our clients maximize their intellectual property potential in Brazil and abroad with a client focused approach, efficiently providing high quality services with transparency.

Our patent services include drafting and prosecuting patent applications; presenting third party observations (“oppositions”); administrative nullity procedures before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI); prior art, infringement, validity and invalidity searches, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity opinions and watching services of patent applications filed by third parties.

Our trademark services include filing and prosecuting trademark registrations before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office; conducting trade mark clearances and availability searches; monitoring trademark applications filed by third parties, assessment of conflicts, filing of oppositions, administrative nullity procedures and non-use cancellation requests against trademark registrations.

We also assess intellectual property portfolios for trademark and technology transfers and due diligence purposes, and provide general consultancy services related to patent protection in Brazil and abroad.


Leonor Magalhães Galvão

Leonor Magalhães Galvão, Ph.D.

Founding partner • Patents



Carla Castello

Carla Castello

Founding partner • Trademarks



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