"What the team is known for Renowned for its expertise in trade mark prosecution and opposition. Regularly assists large domestic and international businesses from offices in Rio and Porto Alegre, the latter serving as a platform for Latin America-wide mandates.”
“They always provide quick and clear answers to all our questions and have helped us to solve a number of complex issues.
This IP boutique has its origins in the southern city of Porto Alegre, but increasing demand over its 50 year history prompted the firm to establish an additional office in Rio. The team houses a mix of lawyers and engineers, and routinely advises clients on trade marks, technology transfer agreements and patent prosecution".
Key individuals Ricardo Pinho heads the firm's IP litigation department and is much lauded by clients: "He has an up-to-date knowledge of the market and is always straight-talking about the chances of success and risks involved in proposed strategies.
The team stands out for its experience and personalised approach - they always try to find the solutions that are best suited to their client's needs". Chambers & Partners
"Another draw is the specialist expertise of Cristina Guerra, who has a nuanced understanding of the law around geographical indications; she also has a deep knowledge of IP systems in the region and regularly plays the role of Latin America brand protection coordinator". World Trademark Review
"Senior partner Alberto Guerra’s word is law; he drives the boutique’s growth through his passion for intellectual property and many years of experience counselling illustrious corporate bodies both domestically and abroad". Iam Patent 1000
“Some aspects of Guerra IP have struck me, one of which was the qualification and expertise of its professionals. The other, in my view, is the attention that is spent on its customers, making them all feel unique, helping them to decide the best way and at the same time, taking care of details almost imperceptible, but which may make a big difference in the final result, and with prices more than competitive for excellence and speed of service”. - Liane Michels - Director, XMTA Gestão Empresarial Ltda, RJ, Brazil
“We count on the folks at Guerra for our IP needs in Brazil. They are always there when we need them and deliver excellent and efficient service.” - Kevin McDevitt - Neal & McDevitt, IL, USA
“My experience with Guerra IP is must notable. The attorneys are very experienced, service oriented and professional. When asked, they provide quick, accurate and incisive answers, even when the matter is difficult or very specialized. Also the attention at partner levels is very direct and personal, with a great emphasis in the details. In a nutshell, GUERRA is a highly recommendable, cost efficient, option for IP matters in Brazil.” - Enrique Moller, Moller Abogados y Notarios, Central America
“We have had a very good experience with the services offered by Guerra in the field of IP. Its attorneys are very professional, quick and accurate. Guerra is highly recommendable in terms of service and costs.” - Carmela Rotundo Zocco, Senior Attorney, Metroconsult S.r.l., Italy
"GUERRA IP is a highly responsive law firm, with very notable IP professionals in Brazil, but with international reputation. It offers a very personalized attention at a partner level. Guerra law also has good track record in Litigation. There are not just agents, but also can render services in very substantial legal matters, charging a very reasonable rate in a rather expensive market like Brazil. Besides their proficiency, from a professional point of view, the law firm also offers a very good working environment. Services not only in English are available, but in other languages. The partners of GUERRA IP are always present in international conferences, either as attendants or speakers, always keeping themselves updated with the developments in the IP area." - Wilfrido Fernandez, Zacarias & Fernandez, Paraguay
“Guerra provides comprehensive quality work at a reasonable price for both prosecution and litigation of IP rights. Their partners are readily available to discuss ongoing matters and just when attracting new clients.” - J. Ian Raisbeck, Raisbeck Osman & Castro, Colombia
“I have been working with the partners of GUERRA IP for a long time now, even in the past when they were linked to other law firms, and it has always been a pleasure working along with them. I am currently very happy with the personal attention at partner level and the promptness of their answers, as well as the carefulness and the order in their work. Because we have a large volume of cases, this is particularly valuable to me, as it saves us time and unnecessary costs.” - Abraham Alegria, Alegria, Mendez & Fernandez Wong, S.C., Mexico
“Working with Guerra IP is always a pleasure for us. We value the notable group of professionals of the Firm that is always available to provide comprehensive legal advice and guidance in the matter concerned. Our clients are in good hands with GUERRA IP”. – Gustavo Fischer, Partner, Fischer Abogados, Uruguay
“Falconi Puig Abogados is very pleased with GUERRA IP legal services. We are very pleased with the quality, attentiveness and responsiveness of their services. Their notable IP professionals always respond very promptly with comprehensive legal opinions and detailed criteria in regards with our clients’ cases. Their outstanding legal counsel gives us the confidence to continue working together and we highly appreciate the personal partner involvement.” – Cecilia Falconi Pérez, Partner, Falconi Puig