Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Media & Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications/Information Technology, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Infrastructure
Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5471
Marcela has broad experience in corporate law, concentrating her work in the telecommunications and technology, intellectual property and privacy, life sciences and healthcare, and entertainment industries. She has advised clients on numerous transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate restructurings. Marcela uses her thorough knowledge of the technology and telecommunications sectors to assist clients with both regulatory and business issues, including the negotiation of supply agreements and other contracts, outsourcing and licensing and software development, and issues related to privacy and the Internet, among others. In the intellectual property field, she has assisted in the negotiation of technology transfers and licensing agreements. She has extensive experience in defense and registration of trademarks, patents, utility models, and industrial designs at the Brazilian Industrial Property Institute (INPI) and also advises clients on copyright and image rights-related matters.
Marcela is recommended by international legal guides such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Legal 500, Euromoney Expert Guides, Latin Lawyer 250, Who’s Who Legal, PLC Which Lawyer? and WTR 1000 - World Trademark Review. Marcela is LACCA Approved: Best Lawyers to work with for Intellectual Property in Latin America. She also was winner in Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2016 for Best lawyer in Intellectual Property in Latin América, promoted by Euromoney Legal Media Group.