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Based in our Porto Alegre office Alberto is a senior partner leading two key groups at the firm. He is the head off the patent practice and extend his work to sports and entertainment law.
Alberto’s work has seen him take on internet giants Yahoo Inc., and win. He also represents many clients in patent litigation matters.
He was elected Brazilian Delegate of ASIPI (Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual) for 2012-2015 and 2015-2018 and was the Brazilian representative for the largest Intellectual Property entity of Latin America. In this period, Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. Alberto is also the director of football, ex-member of the Administrative Council and ex-legal director at Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense. Grêmio is the largest and oldest club in the south region of Brazil and one of the Top soccer teams of Latin America.
Alberto has spoken many time at various national and international symposiums focused on sports law, and sponsorships in soccer.
Alberto is an evangelist for a greater understanding of IP protection in Brazil. He speaks frequently regarding IP protection in Brazil.
"The loyalty of its customers is testament to the quality produced by Cristina Guerra and Alberto Guerra, the esteemed strategic advisers leading the Porto Alegre contingent. Both are internationally educated and speak the business language of multinationals". WTR 1000
Universidade Católica of Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS, J.D. (1997)
Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg, (Post Graduate) Intellectual Property (1999)
Portuguese, English, French
ABAPI , ABPI , AIPLA , AIPPI , AIPF , ASIPI , ECTA , INTA , SLA
IAM Patent 1000 - Tier 2, litigation
MIP IP Stars 2019
Copyrights, Advertising, and Ecommerce
Licensing, Contracts and Technology Transfer