THE FIRM

AGUIAR & COMPANHIA is a well-structured firm, composed by lawyers and engineers, having an experienced Professional Staff and representation worldwide. With the head office in Rio de Janeiro nearby to the National Institute of Industrial Property the firm provides a full range of domestic and international Intellectual Property services. The company's staff has a complete engagement with the philosophy and integrity of the firm in serving the needs of our local and worldwide clients. Our team includes professionals with over 35 years ongoing experience in the field of Intellectual Property and litigation thereof. They are equally experienced with preparation, filing and prosecution of Patents and Trademarks in Brazil and abroad.

Our continuing commitment to specialization makes us completely confident and prepared to handle all matters regarding Intellectual Property with highest quality standard and fastness. The firm main goal is the establishment and protection of clients' Intellectual Property Rights within Brazil and overseas, that means:

•  Representing local clients' interest worldwide;
•  Assisting local clients in obtaining protection for their Intellectual Property Rights in Brazil and abroad;
•  Representing international clients' interest in Brazil ; and
•  Protecting and prosecuting clients' Intellectual Property Rights in Brazil and worldwide.

AGUIAR & COMPANHIA represents a wide variety of clients which includes national and international corporations, foreign patent and trademark attorneys, small entities and individuals with different legal and technological interest.

To grant its National and International clients quick, efficient and economic services the firm has a sophisticated computerized information database which enables it to have an efficient maintenance and management of the clients' Intellectual Property Rights.