Technology & Innovation

TozziniFreire provides a broad range of services through our Technology & Innovation practice. We pride ourselves to be the first Brazilian full-service law firm to focus on innovation and entrepreneurship through cooperation with accelerators, venture capital funds, universities, and large companies enthusiastic of corporate venture initiatives. Being close to regulators enables us to help the developing of a stimulating regulatory environment for the innovation ecosystem. Our professionals are committee members of the most relevant Brazilian associations dedicated to entrepreneurship and venture capital. We have a client portfolio that includes a number of VC funds, angel investors, and large companies dedicated to corporate venturing, providing a valuable source of network for the area.


Owing to a multidisciplinary team led by ten partners from different industry practices, such as Corporate, M&A, Litigation, Capital Markets, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, Compliance, Intellectual Property, Labor and Tax, all of our projects are developed in deep collaboration between the practice and sector groups of our firm, which makes us well-equipped to support innovation initiatives in specific sectors such as agritech, healthtech, biotech, fintech, insurtech, regtech, mobility, and energy sectors. We assist companies from the innovation ecosystem with day-to-day issues, including the drafting/review of corporate actions, partnership agreements, commercial and employment contracts, privacy policies and terms of use, besides trademark registration. We are fully able to work on due diligences for the assessment of potential risks and contingencies, as well as on any possible mitigation measure; and also to provide legal advice on M&A deals, including assistance in negotiating with potential investors and drafting/reviewing the transaction’s documents.

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