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Cristina is a highly experienced IP attorney having worked on matters ranging the full IP landscape. More recently though she has more concentrated her time in two specialist areas which has added yet another specialty practice to the firm. The two specialties are geographical indications, not just in Brazil, but in GI litigation across the region. And, managing trademark portfolios of large multinationals across the whole Latin America region.
Some notable recent cases involved litigating the Darjeeling and Assam Tea GI's for the Tea Board of India.
Cristina is currently Vice Chair of the International Trademark Treaties, Laws & Practices Committee at the American Bar Association and is Chair of the International Action Group of ABA. She is a member of the Law Firm Committee at INTA.
"Anchoring things in Porto Alegre is Cristina Guerra, a whizz on geographical indications and the regional management of large portfolios." WTR 1000 2016
"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, 2014
Individually ranked by World Trademark Review as Bronze, Cristina Guerra has been described as a “highly educated and highly practiced” lawyer. - WTR 1000, 2013
Maintaining the busy practice in Porto Alegre, Ms. Guerra contributes to the firm’s full complement of trademark services and is one of the many reasons Guerra IP has been described as “a reliable, hardworking performer in every area”. WTR 1000, 2013
Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS, J.D. (1997)
John Marshall Law School, (Post Graduate) LLM in Intellectual Property Rights (2004)
Portuguese, English, French
ABA, Vice Chair - International Trademark Treaties, Laws & Practices Committee , ABAPI , ABPI , AIPF , ASIPI , INTA , ECTA , MARQUES
World Trademark Review 1000 - Bronze
MIP IP Star
Copyrights, Advertising, and Ecommerce
Licensing, Contracts, and Technology Transfer
Pan Latin America IP Management
New Procedure for Securing Well-known Declaration in Brazil World Trademark Review (April 2, 2014)
AIPF Web IP Hour: IP Updates In Brazil