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Andreia de Andrade Gomes

Andreia de Andrade Gomes

Practice Groups

Intellectual Property , Media & Entertainment, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Fashion Law


Office: Rio de Janeiro
Phone: (55 21) 3535-2116


Professional experience

Head of TozziniFreire’s Intellectual Property and Fashion Law practice group, Andreia works on a range of matters relating to information technology, life sciences, Internet, privacy, and entertainment. With industry experience giving her valuable insight into her clients’ business issues, she also represents clients on administrative matters in the defense and registration of trademarks, patents, utility models, and industrial designs before the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). She assists clients on copyright and image-rights issues, and regularly negotiates deals and provides counsel in transactions such as technology transfers and the licensing of patents, trademarks, and software. Andreia has helped clients in Intellectual Property matters involving companies in the pharmaceutical area, health products, cosmetics, food, veterinarian products and biotechnology, in a large variety of subjects, from patent searches and filings, drafting Freedom to Operate (FTO) reports, consultancy about protection and registration of plant variety, including assistance in consultancy on questions related to registration of plant variety with the competent authorities (MAPA), among others.


She is recognized by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin América, Legal 500, Análise Advocacia 500, Latin Lawyer 250 and WTR 1000 - World  Trademark Review, relevant legal guides.


  • English


  • Postgraduate degree in Intellectual Property from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ), 2006.
  • Specialized degree in Telecommunication Law from Universidade da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro (UniverCidade), 2005.
  • Graduate of the Law School of Universidade Cândido Mendes (Ucam), 1985.

Additional activities:

  • Member of the Executive Board of ABPI (Brazilian Intellectual Property Association).
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Chairperson of the Intellectual Property Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Rio de Janeiro.


  • Author of the chapter “A Dinâmica da Propriedade Intelectual”, of the book 40 anos de Direito Empresarial no Brasil. São Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2016. p. 245-262.
  • Co-author of the chapter “Agricultural Law in Brazil: Overview”, from the book Global Agricultural Law. London: Sweet & Maxwell / Thomsom Reuters, 2015).

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