Darian Waihrich Prates
+55 51 3323-9999
Currently heading Guerra IP’s Copyrights group, Darian Waihrich Prates offers his expertise in trademarks, domain names, and internet piracy. Among other things, Mr. Prates handles lawsuits on trademarks and unfair competition, opinions about trademarks registrability, coexistence agreements, as well as cease and desist letters.
Additionally, Mr. Prates is highly skilled in the areas of: unfair competition and competition law; anti- counterfeiting; trade secrets; patents; entertainment law; media law; contracts; technology transfer; e-commerce; Information Technology (IT); and franchises.
Just a few of the notable cases he has successfully handled include: dufrio.com and claas.com.br (domain name recovery); Duff Beer (The Simpsons); Lidl coexistence agreement; RE/MAX; FIFA's Copyright Recordals for 2014 FWC; and PHITEN.
Currently ABAPI's Delegate for Rio Grande do Sul, Mr. Prates is a member of OAB/RS, and has conducted procedures before the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.