Corporate Law & Foreign Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Media & Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications/Information Technology, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5471
Co-head of TozziniFreire’s Corporate/M&A practice, Marcela concentrates her work in the telecommunications and technology, intellectual property and privacy 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 the 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, The Legal 500, Expert Guides, Latin Lawyer 250, Who’s Who Legal, WTR 1000 - World Trademark Review, and Análise Advocacia 500. Marcela is LACCA Approved: Latin America’s leading private practitioner for Intellectual Property. She also was winner in Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2016 for Best lawyer in Intellectual Property in Latin America, promoted by Euromoney Legal Media Group.